Verrett, Shirley

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Shirley Verrett is an African-American mezzo-soprano and soprano ; Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto.

From the description of Notes for speech at Historic Landmarks Preservation Center's Cultural Medallion Ceremony to honor Marian Anderson, 1996 May 14. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687166

From the guide to the Notes for speech at Historic Landmarks Preservation Center's Cultural Medallion Ceremony to honor Marian Anderson, 1996 May 14, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

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creatorOf Verrett, Shirley. Notes for speech at Historic Landmarks Preservation Center's Cultural Medallion Ceremony to honor Marian Anderson, 1996 May 14. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Winigrad, Allen J.,. Allen J. Winigrad slides of performing artists, 1973-1989. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Winigrad, Allen J.,. Allen J. Winigrad photographs of performing artists, 1973-1989. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Discussion with opera singer Shirley Verrett. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1973 January 20. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Paul Jacobs collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording], 1967-1983 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1960 February 12. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993. National Public Radio, in cooperation with Young Audiences and the Carnegie Hall Corporation presents a gala concert saluting Marian Anderson on the occasion of her 75th birthday, Feb. 27, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Verrett, Shirley,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 1, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Rupp, Franz. The Voice of America presents The whole world in her hands [sound recording] : the story of Marian Anderson, one of America's great musical artists of our time / written and produced by Sharon Grotto and Howard Brooker ; narrated by Sidney Pall. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Alix Jeffry additional papers, 1935-1993. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1975 January 25.. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Richard Rodgers collection of musicals and interviews [sound recording], 1926-1980 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Notes for speech at Historic Landmarks Preservation Center's Cultural Medallion Ceremony to honor Marian Anderson, 1996 May 14 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Hugo Weisgall Papers, 1922-1997, 1934 - 1997 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn University of Michigan. News and Information Services. Faculty and Staff Files, 1944-2005 (bulk 1960-1995) Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Juilliard School. Biographical files, [ca. 1920]-1987. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Jeffry, Alix, 1929-1993. Photographs, 1952-1974 Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Verrett, Shirley. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1958-1968. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.). Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1936-1982. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Weisgall, Hugo. Hugo Weisgall Papers, 1922-1997 (bulk 1934 - 1997). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Collection of musicals and interviews [sound recording], 1926-1980. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith American Music Collection corporateBody
associatedWith Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993. person
associatedWith Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Daniel, Oliver, person
associatedWith Diamonstein, Barbaralee. person
associatedWith Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Barbaralee person
associatedWith Historic Landmarks Preservation Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Jacobs, Paul person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix. person
associatedWith Juilliard School. corporateBody
associatedWith Lessing, Norman. person
associatedWith Marx, Robert person
associatedWith Marx, Robert. person
associatedWith Office for the Arts at Harvard & Radcliffe. corporateBody
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. person
associatedWith University of Michigan. News and Information Services. corporateBody
associatedWith Weisgall, Hugo person
associatedWith Weisgall, Hugo. person
associatedWith Winigrad, Allen J., person
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Singers
African American singers
African American women musicians
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Performer
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Birth 1931-05-31

Death 2010-11-05

Americans

English

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