Razaf, Andy

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African American poet and lyricist.

From the description of Papers, 1913-1962. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70941193

Author, poet, lecturer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Los Angeles, Calif., to Paul Strickland, 1952 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923755

Songwriter, poet.

From the description of Andy Razaf papers, 1918-1973, 1918-1963 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122465885

From the guide to the Andy Razaf papers, 1918-1973, 1918-1963, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Negro Actors Guild of America records, 1904-1982, 1937-1982 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Charles Mingus Collection, 1939-1979 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Andy Razaf papers, 1918-1973, 1918-1963 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Musical composers. African American Sheet Music Collection, 1879-1940 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn The J. Rosamond Johnson Papers, 1879-1975 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983. Weary / words by Andy Razaf ; music by Eubie Blake. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Negro Actors Guild of America, Inc. Negro Actors Guild of America records, 1904-1982, 1937-1982 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973. Autograph letter signed : Los Angeles, Calif., to Paul Strickland, 1952 Feb. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1970-1977 Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Harrison, Hubert H. Hubert H. Harrison papers, 1893-1927. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989. Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams, 1899-1981 (bulk 1959-1962). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Hamilton, David, 1955-. 2 jazz classics : arranged for solo voice (soprano or tenor) with mixed voice choir / arr. David Hamilton. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn African American Sheet Music Collection 2002-063, 2002-264., 1879-1940 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973. Andy Razaf papers, 1918-1973, 1918-1963 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams, 1899-1981, 1959-1962 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973. Papers, 1913-1962. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
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associatedWith Blake, Eubie, 1883- person
associatedWith Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983. person
associatedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Hamilton, David, 1955- person
associatedWith Harrison, Hubert H. person
associatedWith Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-1998. person
associatedWith Johnson, J. Rosamond person
associatedWith Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979 person
associatedWith Musical composers person
associatedWith Musical composers person
associatedWith Negro Actors Guild of America, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989. person
associatedWith Strickland, Paul, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
American poetry--African Americans authors
African Americans--Music
African Americans--Songs and music
African Americans poets
African American poets
American poetry--African American authors
Lyricists
Occupation
African American composers
Lyricists--United States
Lyricists
Function

Person

Birth 1895-12-16

Death 1973-02-03

Americans

English

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