Pons, Lily, 1898-1976

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French-American coloratura soprano and movie actress who performed at the Metropilitan Opera and toured with American forces in North Africa, Europe, and the China/Burma/India theaters in World War II. In her later years, Pons lived in Dallas, Tex.

From the description of Lily Pons collection, 1944-1976. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185420

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Saltman, Molly, 1915-. Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" interviews, 1965-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ellis, Marie M. Hardee, ca. 1869-1950. Marie M. Hardee Ellis collection, 1841-1881, 1909-1941, n.d. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Jan Peerce collection of sound recordings, 1932-1983 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Cooper, Betty Miller,. Betty Miller Cooper photograph collection, [1932-1986]. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Pons, Lily, 1898-1976. Lily Pons collection, 1944-1976. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Holley, Lawrence, 1924-. Oral history interview with Lawrence Holley, 1999. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
creatorOf Cary, Lowell Vernon, 1936-2006,. Bud Cary San Francisco opera collection. California State Library
referencedIn Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. The Virgil Thomson papers, 1804-1990 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Pons, Lily, 1898-1976. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1954. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Geraldine Farrar Collection, 1895-1943, (bulk 1898-1939) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Farrar, Geraldine, 1882-1967. Geraldine Farrar collection, 1895-1943 (bulk 1898-1939). Library of Congress
referencedIn E. Robert Schmitz Papers, 1909-1991 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph collection. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn The Radio Entertainers and Announcers Collection, 1937-1945 (Bulk 1942-1943) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Pons, Lily, 1898-1976. Correspondence with Leopold Stokowski, 1939. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Hope, Constance, 1908-1977. Constance Hope papers, 1931-1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Scrapbook on opera and theater, 1938-1940. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Papers of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss, ca. 1860-1969 (inclusive) Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Morgan, Rufus, 1918-2001. Letter, 1945 June 5 (China) to Guy Lipscomb. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn The Virgil Thomson Papers, 1804-1990 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Greenway, Lauder. Opera and recital collection [sound recording], 1901-1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Pons, Lily, 1898-1976. Autograph, 1932 May 3. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993. The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. The Virgil Thomson papers, 1804-1990 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Opera Air Check Recordings collection, 1937-1956 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
referencedIn Kostelanetz, Andre, 1901-1980. Miscellaneous conducting papers, [ca. 1940-1980]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Amphion Club collection, 1893-1963 San Diego History Center Document Collection
referencedIn De Luca, Gaetano. Scrapbooks, 1907-1936. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
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associatedWith Amphion Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
correspondedWith Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962 person
associatedWith Cary, Lowell Vernon, 1936-2006, person
associatedWith Cooper, Betty Miller, person
associatedWith Dartmouth College Concert Series 1932 May 3) corporateBody
associatedWith De Luca, Gaetano. person
associatedWith Ellis, Marie M. Hardee, ca. 1869-1950. person
associatedWith E. Robert Schmitz person
correspondedWith Farrar, Geraldine, 1882-1967. person
associatedWith Greenway, Lauder. person
associatedWith Holley, Lawrence, 1924- person
associatedWith Hope, Constance, 1908-1977. person
associatedWith Kostelanetz, Andre, 1901-1980. person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Morgan, Rufus, 1918-2001. person
associatedWith Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 person
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Saltman, Molly, 1915- person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Thomson, Virgil, 1896- person
associatedWith Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. person
associatedWith University of California, Santa Barbara. Archive of Recorded Vocal Music corporateBody
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Texas
Subject
Sopranos (Singers)--Archives
Women--Archives
Women in opera--Archival resources
Occupation
Performer
Vocalists
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Birth 1898-04-12

Death 1976-02-13

Americans

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