Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997

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Educator, translator, poet, lyricist, and author, most closely identified with the progressive New York City literary circles of the 1930s and 1940s, teacher and translator of Yiddish poems and songs, professor of English at Dowling College, Oakdale, NY; lived most of life in New York City and Long Island; died April 7, 1997.

From the description of Aaron Kramer papers, 1937-<1996>. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62719465

Aaron Kramer was an American professor of English and poet of protest.

From the description of Aaron Kramer papers, ca. 1940-1986. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612656686

Poet, literary critic, translator, poetry therapist.

Graduate of Brooklyn College, 1941.

From the description of Papers, 1945-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155454249

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creatorOf Sahl, Michael, 1934-. Prothalamium / [music by] Michael Sahl ; [text by] Aaron Kramer. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
creatorOf Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926. Poems, [1964] / translated by Aaron Kramer. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997. Aaron Kramer papers, 1937-<1996>. University of Michigan
creatorOf Kramer, Aaron, 1921-. Aaron Kramer papers, ca. 1940-1986. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997. Papers, 1945-1972. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Aaron Kramer (1921-1997) Papers, undated, 1943-1968 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946. The road I have chosen : a marching song : high voice / the text by Aaron Kramer ; the music by Charles Wakefield Cadman. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951,. Letters to Alfred Kreymborg [manuscript], 1921-1956. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997. Works, 1945-1978. Brooklyn College
creatorOf Mandel, Siegfried. Letters, 1964 : to Aaron Kramer. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Schlein, Irving, 1905-1986. Lullaby / lyrics by Aaron Kramer ; music by Irving Schlein. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Neumann, Richard J. "Who touched me" from "Moses" / by Richard J. Neumann ; text : Aaron Kramer. Der Har unzer Soine / music by Max Helfman ; poem by L. Miller. Jewish Theological Seminary of America
creatorOf Brown University. Library (Providence, Rhode Island). Selected correspondence, 1913-1993, "Hogue" to "Kuska". Brown University, John Hay Library
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associatedWith Aaron Kramer, 1921-1997 corporateBody
associatedWith Brown University. Library (Providence, Rhode Island). corporateBody
associatedWith Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946. person
associatedWith Ferlinghetti, Lawrence, person
associatedWith Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009, person
associatedWith Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966, person
associatedWith Kreymborg, Dorothy, person
associatedWith Mandel, Siegfried. person
associatedWith Neumann, Richard J. person
associatedWith Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926. person
associatedWith Rosten, Norman, 1914- person
associatedWith Sahl, Michael, 1934- person
associatedWith Schlein, Irving, 1905-1986. person
associatedWith Seeger, Pete, 1919-, person
associatedWith Swann, Donald, 1923-1994, person
associatedWith Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--Long Island
United States
Yiddish poetry--Translations into English
Political poetry, American--20th century
Yiddish poetry
German poetry--Translations into English
Musical theater--20th century
Protest poetry, American--20th century
Poets, Yiddish--20th century
Composers--20th century
Poets, American
Politics and literature--20th century
Lyricists--20th century
Political ballads and songs--20th century
American poetry--20th century
Poetry--Therapeutic use--20th century


Birth 1921-12-13

Death 1997-04-07





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