Patricia Brooks papers 1867-2001


Patricia Brooks papers 1867-2001

The Patricia Brooks papers (1867, 1897-2009) document the professional vocal career of the artist, focusing on her operatic performances. The papers contain professional and personal correspondence; reproductions of photographs documenting her operatic career, including photographs of Brooks with Placido Domingo and Frank Corsaro; financial records and advanced ticket sales regarding Brooks' recital in 1977; as well as correspondence, notes, ticket lists, and potential performers relating to the New York City Opera's tribute to Brooks in 2008. Annotated, published scores make up the majority of the collection.

3.07 linear feet; 8 boxes


SNAC Resource ID: 6316011

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