Freeman, Betty, 1916-

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American photographer, philanthropist, and patron of new music and contemporary composers. Since the mid-1960s, Freeman has served on the board of directors for the Pasadena Art Museum's concert program and for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Freeman is also the photographer of a series of portraits of prominent contemporary musicians, published as Music people and others (1987), and the producer of a documentary film about Harry Partch entitled The dreamer that remains (1972).

From the description of Betty Freeman papers, 1965-1999. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32633042

Writer, art historian; Beverly Hills, Calif.

From the description of Betty Freeman papers, 1951-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122545757

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creatorOf Getty Research Institute. Modern art in Los Angeles [videorecording] : Betty Freeman's house 2009. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Freeman, Betty. Betty Freeman papers, 1965-1999. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Freeman, Betty. Betty Freeman papers, 1951-1969. Archives of American Art
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Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, John, 1947- person
associatedWith Amirkhanian, Charles, person
associatedWith Boulez, Pierre, 1925- person
associatedWith Cage, John, person
associatedWith Cope, David, person
associatedWith Cunningham, Merce, person
associatedWith Erickson, Robert, 1917-1997, person
associatedWith Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987, person
associatedWith Francis, Sam, 1923-1994. person
associatedWith Getty Research Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Glass, Phillip, person
associatedWith Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003, person
associatedWith Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- person
associatedWith Partch, Harry, 1901-1974, person
associatedWith Reich, Steve, 1936- person
associatedWith Rorem, Ned, 1923- person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995, person
associatedWith Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989, person
associatedWith Wilson, Robert, 1928- person
associatedWith Young, La Monte, person
associatedWith Zukofsky, Paul, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
California--Beverly Hills
Musicians as artists--20th century
Avante-garde (Music)--20th century
Art historians
Music--20th century


Birth 1916



Ark ID: w6n5978b

SNAC ID: 9267544