Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997

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General manager of the Metropolitan Opera.

From the description of Rudolf Bing letter to Hubert Pryor, 1951 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 614998562

Bing was the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera from 1950 to 1972.

From the description of Correspondence from Alma Mahler, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862944

Epithet: KBE, impresario

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x0002bc

Sir Rudolf Bing was the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, 1950-1972.

From the description of Sir Rudolf Bing farewell [sound recording] [1972] (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 228657373

British impresario; theatrical and opera manager; and author; b. in Austria; lived in England and New York where he managed the Metropolitan Opera.

From the description of Sir Rudolf Bing collection, [19--]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70960707

International operatic impresario.

Sir Rudolf Bing was General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, 1950-1972.

From the description of Papers, 1951-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522254

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Leonard Bernstein Collection, circa 1900-1994, (bulk 1933-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf MS Mus. 1609. Rosenthal Correspondence. Vol. i (ff. 211). A -Bony.includes:f. 1 Harold David Rosenthal, writer on music: Licia Albanese, singer: Letter to Harold David Rosenthal from Licia Albanese: 1945: Typewritten, signed.ff. 2-3 Harold Davi... British Library
creatorOf Cary, Lowell Vernon, 1936-2006,. Bud Cary San Francisco opera collection. California State Library
referencedIn Leonard Warren papers, 1938-1963 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn George Balanchine archive, 1924-1989 (inclusive), 1961-1983 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Correspondence from Alma Mahler, n. d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sullivan, Ed, 1901-1974. Papers, 1920-1974. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Rudolf Bing collection, [19--?-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Nikolai Lopatnikoff Collection, 1916-1979, (bulk 1920-1976) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, Sir, 1902-. Correspondence with Eugene Ormandy, 1960-1974. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Grimm, Peter. Correspondence with Eugene Ormandy, 1962-1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Joseph Wechsberg Papers, 1943-1983, (bulk 1964-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Max Rudolf Papers, 1922-1993, (bulk 1945-1992) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993 (bulk 1945-1992). Library of Congress
referencedIn Robinson, Francis, 1910-. Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 25 February 1964, to Jack Ishmole, 1964 Feb. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lopatnikoff, Nikolai, 1903-1976. Nikolai Lopatnikoff collection, 1916-1979 (bulk 1920-1976). Library of Congress
creatorOf National Press Club (U.S.). Luncheon speakers collection [sound recording]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, Sir, 1902- . Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1955-1966. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn The Love Family Papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1930-1983. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1614. Rosenthal Correspondence. Vol. vi (ff. 206). God -Guad.includes:ff. 1-38. Harold David Rosenthal, writer on music: Victor Godfrey, Canadian singer: Correspondence between Victor Godfrey and Harold David Rosenthal: 1867-1982.ff. 8-9.... British Library
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, Sir, 1902-. Papers, 1951-1967. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Sloan, George A. Papers, 1917-1955. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. The Bruno Walter papers, [ca. 1887-ca. 1966]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Correspondence with Leopold Stokowski, 1966. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn The Bruno Walter papers, ca. 1887-ca. 1966 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn The Bruno Walter papers, ca. 1887-ca. 1966 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Guelph Spring Festival Archives. Letters from People of Note - response to requests made by M.H.MacKinnon to become an honorary patron of the Guelph Spring Festival, 1968-1973. University of Guelph
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997,. Sir Rudolf Bing farewell [sound recording] University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn National Educational Television and Radio Center. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1965. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Wechsberg, Joseph, 1907-1983. Papers of Joseph Wechsberg, 1943-1983 (bulk 1964-1979). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Rudolf Bing letter to Hubert Pryor, 1951 Sept. 4. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Leonard Bernstein collection : Part II, circa 1900-1994 (bulk 1933-1990). Library of Congress
referencedIn Kolodin, Irving, 1908-1988,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 4, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, Sir, 1902-. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959 Houghton Library
referencedIn My life in Germany contest, 1940. Houghton Library
referencedIn Photographs of the Metropolitan Opera [graphic] / Harry G. Schumer, ca. 1945-1965 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Baldwin, Faith, 1893-1978. Smart Set Papers, 1952-1964. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Ruby Mercer Collection (University of Guelph). Collection of slides and photographs of Edward Johnson in various operatic roles and of opera houses; photographs of E. Johnson, family, associates, and various landmarks in Italy. University of Guelph
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Leonard Warren papers, 1938-1960. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library
referencedIn Antheil, George, 1900-1959. George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Bing, Rudolf, Sir, 1902-. Sir Rudolf Bing collection, [19--]. Boston University. School of Medicine
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993. person
associatedWith Antheil, George, 1900-1959. person
correspondedWith Balanchine, George. person
associatedWith Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-1979. person
associatedWith Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. person
associatedWith Bliss, Anthony A., 1913-1991. person
associatedWith Cary, Lowell Vernon, 1936-2006, person
associatedWith Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. person
associatedWith Grimm, Peter. person
associatedWith Guelph Spring Festival Archives. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Hurok, Sol, 1888-1974. person
associatedWith Kolodin, Irving, 1908-1988, person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
correspondedWith Lopatnikoff, Nikolai, 1903-1976. person
associatedWith Lucy Prindle Love and Helen Love Scranton person
associatedWith Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953 person
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). person
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). General Manager. corporateBody
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith National Educational Television and Radio Center. corporateBody
associatedWith National Press Club (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Pryor, Hubert C. person
associatedWith Ritchard, Cyril, 1897-1977. person
associatedWith Robinson, Francis, 1910- person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Ruby Mercer Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
correspondedWith Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. person
associatedWith Schumer, Harry G person
associatedWith Sloan, George A. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel and Bella. person
associatedWith Sullivan, Ed, 1901-1974. person
associatedWith Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. person
associatedWith Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. person
correspondedWith Wechsberg, Joseph, 1907-1983. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Music--Performance
Opera companies
Theater
Performing Arts
Conductors (Music)
Opera--Production and direction
Opera producers and directors
Impresarios--Correspondence
Singers
Opera
Women singers
Occupation
Impresarios--United States
Impresarios
Impresarios--Great Britain
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Birth 1902-01-09

Death 1997-09-02

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English

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