Rome, Harold

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1908-05-27
Death 1993-10-26
Americans

Biographical notes:

Composer and lyricist Harold Rome was born in Hartford, Conn. on May 27, 1908. He came to prominence in 1937 with his revue Pins and Needles; his 1962 musical I Can Get it for your Wholesale provided the Broadway debut of Barbra Streisand. Both of these shows are represented in the Library's Rome Collection. He died in New York on Oct. 26, 1993.

From the description of Harold Rome collection, 1937-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71129959

Harold Rome, composer and author.

From the description of Flowers for Polly painting, 1968. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122579637

American musical theater composer.

From the description of The Harold Rome papers, 1873-1988 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122573981

From the description of The Harold Rome papers, 1873-1988 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702121428

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Subjects:

  • Songye (African people)
  • Mossi (African people)
  • Lobi (African people)
  • Baoulte (African people)
  • Dogon (African people)
  • Implements, utensils, etc
  • Statues
  • Bells
  • Fang (West African people)
  • Ashanti (African people)
  • Tobacco pipes
  • Board games
  • Goldweights
  • Stools
  • Arms and armor
  • Popular music
  • Kota (African people)
  • Dan (African people)
  • Pipes (Tobacco)
  • Doors
  • Goldweights, Akan
  • Teke (African people)
  • Musical instruments
  • Kuba (African people)
  • Guro (African People)
  • Fon (African people)
  • Mangbetu (African people)
  • Yoruka (African people)
  • Miniature objects
  • Masks
  • Mende (African people)
  • Pende (African people)
  • Igbo (African people)
  • Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • staff
  • Senufo (African people)
  • Luba (African people)
  • Figurines
  • Goldweights, Ashanti
  • Ivories
  • Combs
  • Bembe (Congolese (Democratic Republic) people)

Occupations:

  • Composers
  • Collector

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  • Ghana (as recorded)
  • Cameroon (as recorded)
  • Sierra Leone (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) (as recorded)
  • Liberia (as recorded)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)
  • Benin (as recorded)
  • Nigeria (as recorded)
  • Ethiopia (as recorded)
  • Côte d'Ivoire (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ghana (as recorded)
  • Mali (as recorded)
  • Cameroon (as recorded)
  • Mali (as recorded)
  • Gabon (as recorded)
  • Côte d'Ivoire (as recorded)
  • Gabon (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)
  • Nigeria (as recorded)