Caesar, Irving

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Writer of "Swanee" and other songs.

From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270935634

Lyricist.

From the description of Reminiscences of Irving Caesar : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122564878

Lyricist and songwriter who served as stenographer and secretary on Henry Ford's Peace Expedition, 1915-1916.

From the description of Irving Caesar papers, 1915-1974 (bulk 1915-1917). (The Henry Ford). WorldCat record id: 51267866

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. Irving Caesar papers, 1915-1974 (bulk 1915-1917). The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. Book and lyrics, fourth annual production, Greenwich Village follies. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Charles Mingus Collection, 1939-1979 Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Johnny Green papers, 1920-1991. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Anderson, John Murray. [Green Village of follies of 1923; 5th annual production] New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. Since you went away / lyrics by Irving Caesar ; music by George Gershwin. Library of Congress
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. Since you went away / lyrics and music by Irving Caesar. Library of Congress
creatorOf Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. Peace papers, 1915-1917. University of Michigan
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Hit the Deck / music by Vincent Youmans ; book by Herbert Fields ; lyrics by Leo Robin, Clifford Grey and Irving Caesar ; directed by Allen MacInnis ; technical drawings by Patrick Clark, 1988. University of Guelph
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. [Greenwich Village follies of 1924; 6th annual production]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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 Caesar, Irving, b. 1895. Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 May 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Eppes, William D. Autograph collection of William D. Eppes, 1908-1998. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lyle Stuart Papers, 1926-2010, [Bulk Dates: 1949-2003] Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Atkins, Irene Kahn, 1922-. Major figures in American music [A-E] : [oral history]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Anderson, John Murray. [Greenwich Village follies of 1922; 4th annual production] New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Flannery, Gary. Scandals / book by Gary Flannery ; music by George Gershwin ... [et al.] ; lyrics by Irving Ceasar ... [et al.]. College of DuPage Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. Lola in love ... : musical numbers / lyrics by Irving Caesar ; music by Hugo Hirsch. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Leo Reisman collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1932-1948 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. No, no, Nanette : the new 1925 musical / music by Vincent Youmans ; lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach ; book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel ; [1971 revival] adapted by Burt Shevelove ; concert adaptation by David Ives, 2007. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Mandel, Frank, 1884-1958. No, no, Nanette; a musical comedy in three acts. Book by Frank Mandel & Otto Harbach, lyrics by Otto Harbach & Irving Caesar; music by Vincent Youmans. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Lewine, Richard. Richard Lewine papers, 1897-2004 (bulk 1925-1984) New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Otto Harbach Papers, 1870-1990, 1895-1963 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Nina Rosa [music] : a musical play in two acts / the book by Otto Harbach ; lyrics by Irving Caesar ; the music by Sigmund Romberg. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Richard Lewine papers, 1897-2004, 1925-1984 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Smith, R. Grant, 1931-. R. Grant Smith sheet music collection, 1876-1981. Public Libraries of Saginaw
creatorOf Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. No, no, Nanette / music by Vincent Youmans ; lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach ; book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel ; adapted by Burt Shevelove, 1997. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Harris, L. mss., 1931-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Anderson, John Murray. Book & lyrics, Greenwich Village follies of 1923, 5th annual edition. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. Reminiscences of Irving Caesar : oral history, [195-?]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Hit The Dark / a nautical musical comedy in two acts based on the book by Herbert Fields ; music by Vincent Youmans, lyrics by Leo Robin, Clifford Grey and Irving Caesar ; directed by Allen MacInnis, 1988 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Cyma Rubin papers, 1969-1992, 1970-1975 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Amsden, Arthur. Hoyt Public Library sheet music collection, ca. 1893-1942. Public Libraries of Saginaw
creatorOf Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996. Papers, 1905-1972. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. corporateBody
associatedWith Eppes, William D. person
associatedWith Franklin, Joan, person
associatedWith Franklin, Robert, person
associatedWith Gallagher, Irene, person
associatedWith Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. person
associatedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 person
associatedWith Harris, Leon A. person
associatedWith Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) corporateBody
associatedWith Hirsch, Hugo, 1884-1961. person
associatedWith Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. person
associatedWith Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. person
associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973. person
associatedWith Lewine, Richard person
correspondedWith Lewine, Richard. person
associatedWith Liebold, Ernest G., 1884-1956. person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Mandel, Frank, 1884-1958. person
associatedWith Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979 person
associatedWith Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation (1916) corporateBody
associatedWith Oscar II (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Reisman, Leo, 1897-1961 person
associatedWith Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Rubin, Cyma person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Seldes, George, 1890-1995. person
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. person
associatedWith Smith, R. Grant, 1931- person
associatedWith Stone, I. F. (Isidor Feinstein), 1907-1989. person
associatedWith Stuart, Lyle. person
associatedWith Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919. person
associatedWith Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Subject
Safety songs
Peace movements--History
Pacifism
Composers
World War, 1914-1918--Peace
Popular music--Writing and publishing
Songs
Friendship--Songs and music
Music--Social aspects
Industrial policy
Occupation
Lyricists
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Birth 1895-07-04

Death 1996-12-17

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