Barrymore, Lionel

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After the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. First performance Indianapolis, Indiana, 23 November 1946, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien Sevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Piranesi suite / Lionel Barrymore. c1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696866

Barrymore was born as Lionel Blythe on Apr. 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA; he became a leading Broadway actor by 1900; began film career in 1909; appeared in 250 screen roles and also wrote several scripts; won an Academy Award for his part in A free soul (1931); wrote a novel, Mr. Cantonwine, and also wrote his memoirs, We Barrymores (1951); composed orchestral music, including a symphony, and various orchestras performed several of his works; dedicated his tone poem, In memoriam, to his brother John, and it was performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1942; married to Doris Rankin (1904-23) and Irene Fenwick (1923-36); died in 1954.

From the description of Music manuscripts, ca. 1920-1954. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39232707

First performance Indianapolis, Indiana, 28 October 1944, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien Sevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Preludium and fugue / Lionel Barrymore. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696879

American actor.

From the description of Typed letter signed : Chatsworth, California, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1952 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867995

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Barrymore was born as Lionel Blythe on April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; he became a leading Broadway actor by 1900; began film career in 1909; appeared in 250 screen roles and also wrote several scripts; won an Academy Award for his part in A Free Soul (1931); wrote a novel, Mr. Cantonwine, and also wrote his memoirs, We Barrymores (1951); composed orchestral music, including a symphony, and various orchestras performed several of his works; dedicated his tone poem, In Memoriam, to his brother John, and it was performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1942; married to Doris Rankin (1904-23) and Irene Fenwick (1923-36); died in 1954.

From the guide to the Lionel Barrymore Music Manuscripts, ca. 1920-1954, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Armed Forces Radio Service. Command performance [sound recording]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Music manuscripts, ca. 1920-1954. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Museum of the City of New York. Personality files, [ca. 1800]-1986, 1900-1986 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Motion Picture and Television Fund. Screen Guild Players (Radio program), 1942-1948. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
creatorOf Paskman, Dailey. Papers, sound recordings, and musical scores relating to dramatic works by Dailey Paskman, ca. 1940-1960. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn American screen and theater : photographs and lobby cards, 1914-1965, (bulk: 1930-1949) Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Lionel Barrymore artist file. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
creatorOf Paskman, Dailey. Musical scores relating to dramatic works by Dailey Paskman, 1945-195-. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Berger, Spencer. Spencer Berger papers, circa 1895-1999. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Lionel Barrymore collection, [ca. 1905-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Scrapbook on Barrymore family, [1910-1955]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Robert Benney original drawings, 1926-1947 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Halloween : a fairy tale / story and lyrics by Dailey Paskman ; music by Lionel Barrymore. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Schary, Dore. Papers, 1920-1980. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn New York Philharmonic. Special collections, [ca. 1800-1980] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Stella Bloch papers, 1914-1991. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Milch Gallery. Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cain, Lodoen Purdy. Lodoen Purdy Cain collection of motion picture actors and actresses photographs, ca. 1920s [graphic]. University of Washington Libraries
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Typed letter signed : Chatsworth, California, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1952 Apr. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Ali Baba and the forty thieves / story adaptation by Dailey Paskman ; music by Lionel Barrymore. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Musical scores relating to dramatic works by Dailey Paskman, 1945-195- The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Production Library Audio Recordings. 1999 - 2005. We Hold These Truths
creatorOf Milch Gallery. Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Papers, 1800-1953 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 1921 - 2008. Audio Recordings. 1945 - 1965. MEET ETHEL BARRYMORE
creatorOf Capra, Frank, 1897-1991. La vie est belle / Frank Capra, réal., scénario ; Philip Van Doren Stern, aut. adapté ; Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Jo Swerling, scénario ; Dimitri Tiomkin, comp. ; James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Estabrook, Howard, 1884-1978. Charles Dicken's David Copperfield, 1934. American Primers
referencedIn Julius Gold Collection, 1858-1924, (bulk 1920-1955) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1922. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Wheeler, Roger,. Theatrical memorabilia, 1770-1940. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn American screen and theater : photographs and lobby cards, 1914-1965, (bulk: 1930-1949). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Hellman, Florence Marx. Theatrical diaries kept by Florence Marx Hellman, 1903-1942. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Rankin, Peter D. Peter D. Rankin collection, ca. 1857-ca. 1959. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Preludium and fugue / Lionel Barrymore. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Spencer Berger papers, circa 1895-1999 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Lionel Barrymore Music Manuscripts, ca. 1920-1954 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. Studio archive, 1904-1980 (bulk 1936-1955). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Polka / Lionel Barrymore. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Stone, Paula. Papers, 1920-1981. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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 Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Halloween : a musical fairy tale / story and lyrics by Dailey Paskman ; music by Lionel Barrymore. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Capra, Frank, 1897-1991. La vie est belle / Frank Capra, réal., scénario ; Philip Van Doren Stern, aut. adapté ; Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Jo Swerling, scénario ; Dimitri Tiomkin, comp. ; James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn American Medical Association. Dept. of Investigation. Records. Quackery, 1899-1984. American Medical Association,James S. Todd Memorial Library
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Literary notes / W. G. Tolton, OAC Review, v.48, no.2, Nov. 1935, p. 89. University of Guelph
creatorOf Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. Piranesi suite / Lionel Barrymore. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Newcomer, E. D., 1896-1973. Newcomer portraits, A-L, 1926-1970 (bulk 1950-1969). Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Fay family. Papers, 1800-1953 (inclusive), 1859-1953 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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associatedWith American Medical Association. Dept. of Investigation. corporateBody
associatedWith Armed Forces Radio Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Berger, Spencer. person
associatedWith Berger, Spencer. person
associatedWith Bloch, Stella. person
associatedWith Estabrook, Howard, 1884-1978. person
associatedWith Fay family. family
associatedWith FAY FAMILY family
correspondedWith Gold, Julius, 1884-1969 person
associatedWith Hellman, Florence Marx. person
associatedWith Milch Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Motion Picture and Television Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of the City of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Newcomer, E. D., 1896-1973. person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith New York Philharmonic. corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith O'Brien, Margaret, b. 1937. person
associatedWith Paskman, Dailey. person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Wagenknecht Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Schary, Dore. person
associatedWith Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. person
associatedWith Stone, Paula. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Wagenknecht, Edward, 1900-2004, person
associatedWith Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 person
associatedWith Wheeler, Roger, person
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
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United States
Subject
Monologues with music (piano)
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Canons, fugues, etc. (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
Monologues with music (Vocal trios with orchestra)--Scores
Monologues with music (Chorus with orchestra)--Vocal scores with piano
Suites--Scores and parts
Radio operas--Juvenile
Composers--Archival resources
Polkas--Scores and parts
Monologues with music (Vocal trio with orchestra)--Vocal scores with piano
Occupation
Performer
Composers--United States--Archival resources
Actors
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States--Archival resources
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Birth 1878-04-28

Death 1954-11-15

Americans

English

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