Blitzstein, Marc

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Marc Blitzstein was an American composer of theater works and oratorios. Shortly before his death in 1964, the Ford Foundation commissioned him to write an opera on the subject of Sacco and Vanzetti for production by the Metropolitan Opera, but the work was not finished.

From the guide to the Letters received, 1960-1963, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

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referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Blitzstein, Marc, 1905-1964. [King Lear / Marc Blitzstein]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Capalbo, Carmen,. An oral history interview with Carmen Capalbo / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1986 March 7 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Bolasni, Saul, 1923-. An oral history interview with Saul Bolasni / conducted by David Farneth and Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, New York City, 1991 April 18 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Eugene Weintraub papers, 1929-1992 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Theatre Archives (University of Guelph). The Three-Penny Opera / book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht ; music by Kurt Weill ; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein ; directed by Peter Moss, 1981 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Trude Rittman scores, ca. 1934-ca. 1975 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Pins and Needles Collection, 1938-1940 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Hauptmann, Elisabeth, 1897-1973. Music sources for Kurt Weill's Dreigroschenoper in the collection of the Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1928-[ongoing]. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Harriet Winslow Collection of Nadia Boulanger Materials, 1956-1964 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf American Music Edition records, 1920-1997, 1951-1991 Music Library
referencedIn New Theatre League records, 1935-1942 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Johnny Green papers, 1920-1991. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Aaron Copland Collection, 1841-1991, (bulk 1911-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Rittman, Trude. [Original compositions and arrangements / Trude Rittman]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jackson, Felix,. An oral history interview with Felix Jackson / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by David Farneth, Los Angeles, 1985 April 5 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Ronell, Ann,. An oral history interview with Ann Ronell / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Kim Kowalke and Lys Symonette, New York City, 1988 June 23 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Alexander Smallens papers, ca. 1900-1970 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn The Virgil Thomson Papers, 1804-1990 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Abravanel, Maurice, 1903-1993,. An oral history interview with Maurice Abravanel / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto and Lys Symonette, New York, NY?, 1985? : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Cheryl Crawford papers, 1920-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Letters received, 1960-1963 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Photographs of musicians [graphic] / John Gruen, 1960-1979 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Leonard Bernstein Collection, circa 1900-1994, (bulk 1933-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Blitzstein, Marc, 1905-1964. Triple sec : opera-farce in one act : score / text, Ronald Jeans ; music, Marc Blitzstein. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Additional papers, 1917-1962 and undated. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Blitzstein, Marc, 1905-1964. Letters, 1936-1939, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Mordecai Bauman Papers, 1926-2006 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn League of Composers/ISCM records, 1906-2009, 1923-2009 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Opera--Scores
Opera--Production and direction
Incidental music
Sacco--Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921--Drama
Occupation
Composers
Collector
Function

Person

Birth 1905-03-02

Death 1964-01-22

Americans

English,

German

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