The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording] 1948-1954

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The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954

The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording] 1948-1954

The Railroad hour was a program which presented excerpts of famous musical comedies, as well as original stories, for radio audiences. Each half-hour episode of the program presented the highlights of one musical. Gordon MacRae was the host and leading man for each episode; his leading ladies came from radio and the Metropolitan Opera.

490 sound discs; analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 16 in.; 42 sound tapes

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Rome, Harold

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Composer and lyricist Harold Rome was born in Hartford, Conn. on May 27, 1908. He came to prominence in 1937 with his revue Pins and Needles; his 1962 musical I Can Get it for your Wholesale provided the Broadway debut of Barbra Streisand. Both of these shows are represented in the Library's Rome Collection. He died in New York on Oct. 26, 1993. From the description of Harold Rome collection, 1937-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71129959 Harold Rome, composer and author...

Speaker, Tris

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Whitfield, Ann

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Berlin, Irving, 1888-

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Heath, E. P.

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Hampden, Walter, 1879-1955

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American actor, director, manager, promoter, and critic. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890-1955] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508085 Hampden was an American actor. From the description of [Letter] 1930 Jun. 19, 16 Gramercy Park, New York [to] Marjory P. Nield / Walter Hampden. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231685962 ...

Galliard, Slim

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Curtiz, Michael, 1888-1962

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Morris, Roland

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Pitts, Zasu 1894-1963

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Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963

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Songwriter, playwright. From the description of Reminiscences of Otto Harbach : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158341 Otto Harbach, librettist and lyricist, was born Otto Hauerbach in Salt Lake City. He was educated at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois and went on to teach English at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. Moving to New York in 1901, Harbach (who changed the spelling of ...

Holloway, Gene

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Woods, Ilene

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Colona, Jerry

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Grauer, Ben

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Born in Staten Island, N.Y., Benjamin Franklin Grauer (1908-1977) had a prosperous career as a child actor in the 1920s, both in film and on Broadway. He graduated from Townsend Harris Hall High School, the preparatory school for City College of New York, and he received his B.A. from City College in 1930. Grauer started in radio as an actor but soon became part of the broadcasting staff at the National Broadcasting Company. On the radio, he was associated with Walter Winchell, Eleanor Roosevelt...

Gerrard, Gene

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Lynn, Diana

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Garfield, John, 1943-

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Sellby, Sara

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Fries, Paul

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Wright, Bob, 1911-

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Waldo, Janet

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CORWIN, NORMAN

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Friese, Paul

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Stolz, Robert

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Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974

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Duke Ellington (b. Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, 1899, Washington, DC–d. May 24, 1974, New York, NY) was a composer, pianist, and jazz orchestra leader. He began piano lessons at 7 and wrote his first composition, "Soda Fountain Rag", in 1914. Ellington became a more serious piano student as a teenager after hearing poolroom pianists in Washington, DC. Ellington moved to Harlem, ultimately becoming part of the Harlem Renaissance in the early 1920s. He began a regular booking at the Cott...

Grant, Cary, 1904-1986

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Novello, Jay, 1905-1982

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Singer, Lou

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Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Sedan, Rolfe

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Beatty, Clyde, 1903-1965

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Grieg, Edvard

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Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer, and Edward MacDowell was an American composer. From the description of Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364004 From the guide to the Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Grieg was a Norwegian pianist and composer. Johannes Wolf was a musical historian and specialist in the ...

Kerns, Jol

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Jewell, Isabel, 1909-1972

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Schubert, Franz

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Composed originally for piano four hands, 1928. This orchestration 1984. For Felix Mottl's transcription see callno.: 826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy in F minor, op. 103 / by Franz Schubert ; orchestrated by Roman Pawlowski. 1984. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55011151 From the opera by Franz Schubert, libretto by Franz van Schober; first performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Cf. New Grove online. ...

Singleton, Penny, 1908-2003

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Hill, George, 1905-

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Epithet: Rector of Tormoham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0002ee Epithet: Dr; Principal of St Andrew's University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0002ea Epithet: Apothecary, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0002e9...

Helburn, Theresa, 1887-1959

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Theresa Helburn was born in New York City in 1887, graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1908, and had an early career as a writer of essays, poetry, and plays, and as a theatre critic for The Nation. In 1919, she joined the Theatre Guild in New York City as a play reader. Within a few years she was co-administrative director with Lawrence Langner. As a writer, critic, director, and administrator, Theresa Helburn was a major force in the development of twentieth-century American theatre. She was m...

Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970

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Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a cartoonist and inventor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864573 Cartoonist, inventor. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557436 ...

Lee, Robert Edwin, 1918-1994

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Green, Johhny

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Borge, Victor

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Singer, Stuffy

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Edwards, Jack, 1918-2006

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Jack Edwards began his career attending Penn State and Ithaca College, Ithaca N.Y. and graduating with a degree in fine arts. He spent 17 years working in New York City where he designed one Broadway show, and numerous off-Broadway shows. His first professional job was working as an assistant designer on Richard Burtons Hamlet in 1964. He worked in retail and wholesale fashion design, and had his own fashion company in which he designed for such opera stars as Shirley Verrett, Marti...

Shay, John

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Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972

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Charles Rudolf Friml was born on Dec. 7, 1879 in Prague, Czechoslovakia; studied composition with Antonín Dvořák and piano with Josef Jiránek at the Prague Conservatory (1900-3); was accompanist for the violinist Jan Kubelík on tours of Europe and the US (1900-6); settled in the US in 1906, performing his First piano concerto with Walter Damrosch and the New York Symphony Orchestra; gained a reputation for his keyboard improvisations, character pieces, lyrical salon dances, etudes, violin a...

Nealy, Helen

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Nolan, Jeanette, 1911-1998

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Ranckus, Dida

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Rodby, Eleanor

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Farrell, Eileen

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Gersott, Ava

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Blossom, Henry, 1866-1919

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Manning, Irene, 1912-2004

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Porter, Cole

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Fields, Herbert, 1897-1958

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Jeweler and goldsmith. From the description of Slides of jewelry designed by Miye Matsukata, [ca. 1970]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227187166 ...

Johnson, William, -1991

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Epithet: of Selby British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x0002a3 Epithet: MD, in the Low Countries British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x000294 Epithet: Coroner for county Sussex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x00028d Epithet: of...

Styne, Jule, 1905-1994

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Previews began Oct. 20, 1980, at the Palace Theatre, New York, N.Y. After 8 performances it closed without ever opening officially. Charles Kimbrough and Jack Weston were in the cast album released by Original Cast Records. From the description of One night stand / music and scoring by Jule Styne ; book and lyrics by Herb Gardner, 1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 764469120 Composer of "Gypsy" and other music. From the description of Autograph ...

Lawrence, Jack, 1945-

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Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993

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Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...

Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986

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Schnitzer, Ignatz

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Niles, Melva

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Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979

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British librettist. From the description of Guy Bolton letter to William Work, 1953 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 636586834 English playwright. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (18), autograph letter signed (1), autograph correspondence cards signed (2) and a Christmas card signed with message : Remsenbury, New York, etc., to "June" (Mrs. Edward Hillman, Jr.), 1966-1978 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539379 ...

Luders, Gustav

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Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-1981

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Hoagy Carmichael was born in Bloomington, Indiana, November 22, 1899, the son of Howard Clyde and Lida Mary (Robinson) Carmichael. He earned a LLB from Indiana University in 1926, and married Ruth Mary Meinardi on March 14, 1936. He was the composer of many hit songs, namely Stardust (1927), and became the star of both his own radio program (Tonight at Hoagy's) and his own television show (Saturday Night Review). His acting credits include the films To Have and to Have Not, Johnny Angel, Canyon ...

Begley, Ed

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The Sportsmen

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Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013

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American actress, author, and lecturer; b. Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland in Japan; came to U.S. in 1919 and subsequently became a naturalized citizen. From the description of Joan Fontaine collection, 1929-1997. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70963167 ...

Stafford, Henry

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Epithet: of Beeley, witness of Wolley Ch ii.54 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000615.0x00020e Epithet: of Beeley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000615.0x0001bd Title: Duke of Buckingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vd...

Stanford, Hanley

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Nelson, Ozzie, 1906-1975

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Nelson, a band leader and radio and television actor, formed his big band, Ozzie Nelson and his Orchestra, in the 1930s. He hired singer and film actress, Harriet Hilliard as vocalist, and in 1935 Ozzie and Harriet married. The Orchestra played on the radio and Ozzie and Harriet began appearing on radio programs including the "Red Skelton Show." In 1944 they started their own comedy radio program, "Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" which depicted their own family life and...

Johnson, Lamont (Pianist)

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Murray, Lyn

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Logan, Ella, 1913-1969

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Fairbanks, Douglas

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Jones, A. M. (Allan M.), 1945-

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Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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George Gershwin (1898-1973) was an American pianist and composer well-known for his collaborations with older brother Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin's work included musical theater, opera, most notably Porgy and Bess, and other classical compositions. From the guide to the George Gershwin sheet music, 1918-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) George Gershwin, composer. Ira Gershwin, lyricist. Ken Ludwig, librettist...

Votranie, Peter

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Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973

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Contains correspondence from Gladys Lloyd Cassell Robinson, wife of Edward G. Robinson. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1940-1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155893597 American actor and author; b. Emanuel Goldenberg in Romania. From the description of Edward G. Robinson collection, 1912-1988. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 71055456 Edward G. Robinson owned an electric company in Auro...

Swarthout, Gladys, 1904-

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Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994

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Antonini, Alfredo

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Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974

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Dorothy Fields, lyricist and librettist, was born in Allenhurst, New Jersey, July 15, 1905. She was the daughter of Lew Fields, comedian and producer, and Rose (Harris) Shoenfeld. Her first well known song was "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," which she wrote with James McHugh in 1928. She collaborated extensively with her brother Herbert Fields, who also was a librettist. Their most famous production was "Annie Get Your Gun," produced in 1946. Her other brother Joseph Fields was a dramatic ...

Owen, Reginald, 1887-1972

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Reginald Owen : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620319 ...

Green, John

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Epithet: Knight 1874; Consul General at Bucharest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000148 Epithet: DD, Dean and (1761) Bishop of Lincoln British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000146 Epithet: of Add MS 4432 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000...

Grey, Virginia, 1917-2004

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Slim Galliard Trio

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Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Thompson, Kay

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Tobin, Dan, 1909-1982

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Tracy, Spencer

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Hutton, Marion

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Tilton, Martha

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Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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George Antheil, 1900-1959, composer of ultramodern music in the 1920's, prominent in the Parisian literary and artistic avant-garde of the period; subsequently composer of film scores in Hollywood as well as orchestral works and ballets; after 1939 composing in a more traditional style. From the description of George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460879070 Composer. From the description of An explana...

Wolf, Nat

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Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975

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P. G. Wodehouse was an American and English novelist, poet, playwright, journalist, and short-story writer. From the description of Pelham Grenville Wodehouse collection of papers, 1905-1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465613 From the guide to the Pelham Grenville Wodehouse collection of papers, 1905-1975, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) British author. From ...

Hainer, Donna

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von Ruten, Louis

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Singleton, Doris, 1919-2012

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Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945

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Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was an American composer and lyricist whose work included numerous musical theater productions. From the guide to the Jerome Kern sheet music, 1904-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Jerome Kern, composer. Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, Otto Harbach, Johnny Mercer, Oscar Hammerstein II, and P.G. Wodehouse, lyricists. Jeffrey Hatcher, librettist. Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott, authors of s...

Langford, Frances

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Mason, James, 1909-1984

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Mason : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733552 ...

Lydon, James, 1923-...

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Pearce, Alice

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Hilliard, Harriet

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Grunbaum, Max

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Rarick, John R., 1924-2009

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Gardner, Reginald

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Adler, Larry, 1939-

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Born in White Plains, N.Y. in 1939, Larry Adler works as an advertising copywriter and freelance author. His books for children focus primarily on sports. From the description of Larry Adler papers, 1979-1980 [manuscript]. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 703421477 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From the guide to the Robert Russell Bennett papers, 1911-1981, (Music Library) ...

Stewart, Jimmy

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Hank Williams was born Hiram Hank Williams near Georgiana, Ala., 17 Oct. 1923. After being taught by a local African-American Rufus Payne and in the Baptist Church to play the guitar and sing, Hank began performing at the age of fourteen. Although Williams and his music were a national phenomena, his personal life was marred by marriage troubles and alcoholism. Hank died of a heart attack at age 29. His grave, and that of his former wife Audrey, are located in Oakwood Ce...

Haymes, Dick

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Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964

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Cantor was born Edward Israel Iskowitz on Jan. 31, 1892 in NYC; he was orphaned at age of two and raised by his grandmother; was a vaudeville performer and singing waiter; appeared in Gus Edwards' Kid Kabaret; appeared in Ziegfeld's Midnight frolics in 1916; became star in successive Ziegfeld follies, 1917-1919, and also starred in the producer's shows, Kid Boots and Whoopee; starred in two silent films, Kid Boots (1926) and Special delivery (1927); had own radio show through the 1930s, and was ...

Allyson, June, 1917-2006

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Moore, Victor

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Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967

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British stage, screen, and radio actor; b. in Johannesburg, South Africa. From the description of Basil Rathbone collection, 1924-1950. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925636 Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Basil Rathbone : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512788 Huxley was an English novelist and Rathbone an English actor. Rathbone played a character in The giaconda smil...

Stafford, Hanley

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Abbott, George, 1887-1995

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American theatrical producer and director. From the description of George Abbott letter to William Work, 1953 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 502306264 ...

Edwards, Sam, 1955-

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Rey, Alvino 1909-

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Clayton, Jan

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McIntyre, John

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Templeton, Alec, 1910-1963

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Composed originally for piano, 1936. Transcribed 1936. First broadcast performance Chicago, December 1938, Benny Goodman conductor. First concert performance New York, 15 January 1939, members of the New York Philharmonic, Henry Brant conductor, Benny Goodman soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Bach goes to town / Alec Templeton ; symphonic arrangement by Henry Brant. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56024505 ...

Gardner, Ed

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wz09qp (person)

Whiting, Barbara

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69x39n9 (person)

Williams, Hugh

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6193f50 (person)

Epithet: of Penrhyn Title: 8th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x00008c Epithet: Vicar of Bassaleg British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000342 Epithet: Reverend; of Add MS 14992 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descri...

Conrad, Bill

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s781d6 (person)

Bookkeeper, bookseller, publisher, collector, and dealer of rare books, art, and manuscripts. From the description of Magazine article, 1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622511 From the guide to the Bill Conrad magazine article, 1978, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Hestone, John

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65k0dp5 (person)

Roberts, Thea

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bm45ms (person)

Bogart, Humphrey

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Tangeman, Nell

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k47wrr (person)

Feldton, Verna

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Lee, Katie

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From the guide to the Katie Lee Collection, 1952-2009., (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department) ...

Blanc, Mel

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Holloway, Sterling

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pg41d5 (person)

Price, Vincent

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Whitefield, Ann

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m45vp0 (person)

Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zg7n4n (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Cotten : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569597 ...

Schwartz, Arthur

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z15b1b (person)

Barret, Tony

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mf1sv0 (person)

Von Zell, Harry

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Morison, Patricia, 1915-

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Tully, Tom

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DeCorsia, Ted

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rp62w9 (person)

Powers, Margo

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nh7m00 (person)

Erroll, Leon

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Bouche, Bill

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Wright, Will

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kr0v1g (person)

Vitali, Charles

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68f2skp (person)

Lloyd, Jack

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rp63j7 (person)

Wright, Robert Alderson Wright, Baron, 1869-1964

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Epithet: of the Excise, Belfast British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001f2 Epithet: of Walthamstow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001f3 Epithet: of Morthen, British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000838.0x0001d8 Epithet: senior ...

Murphy, George, 1902-1992

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67w75wb (person)

Reiss, Virginia

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65g1qns (person)

Connor, Whitefield

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bt1p9w (person)

Fuldheim, Dorothy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zx4kjj (person)

Isler, Barbra

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k203v7 (person)

Caryll, Ivan, 1861-1921

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ks7vnj (person)

Composer of "My beautiful lady" and "Wait till the cows come home." From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906660 ...

Goss, Frank

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jn5689 (person)

Garland, Judy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6057ws8 (person)

The child of two vaudeville performers, Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm) began her show business career at the age of 2 years old when she joined her two older sisters in an act called "The Gumm Sisters" and continued to work singing and acting for the rest of her life in vaudeville, radio, theatre, motion pictures and television. Although best known as the star of "The Wizard of Oz", for which she received a special Academy Award, she went on to star in thirty-three films and her own tele...

Post, W.H.

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Hatch, Wilbur

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r62q96 (person)

Milland, Ray

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61g0t0w (person)

Brown, Joe E.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ss1xr9 (person)

Edwards, Gus

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Leslie, Joan, 1925-....

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Sharbert, Dell

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Jolson, Al, 1886-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hm66sr (person)

Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914110 Although many people view Al Jolson as little more than a singer of long ago, the voice of "The Jazz Singer", the first full-length 'talking movie", he was known as The World's Greatest Entertainer, a superstar before the word was coined, a man whose musical heritage created much of the entertainment industry we know today. His car...

McHugh, Jimmy, 1894-1969

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v98r52 (person)

Songwriter. From the description of Reminiscences of James Francis McHugh : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158322 ...

Sakalov, Vladimir

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Ameche, Don

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60k332z (person)

Benzell, Mimi

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s76p38 (person)

Walker, Robert

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w699840d (person)

Robert Walker was born in 1718. He was apprenticed to Joseph Gibson, surgeon and pharmacist (chir. apoth) in 1734. He entered the Incorporation of Surgeons, Edinburgh, in 1747, and was President of the body in 1754. He was awarded the degree of M.D. from Edinburgh University in 1787 and he is described as a Virginian. His thesis De cynanche maligna was dedicated to Robert Walker and John Banister of Virginia, to William Shippen M.D. of Pennsylvania, and to Richard Walker his brother. Earlier in ...

Ballard, Kaye

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Vitali, Joe

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w640157n (person)

Truman, Margaret

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Author; daughter of Pres. and Mrs. Harry S. Truman; married Clifton Daniel. From the description of Papers of Clifton Daniel and Margaret Truman Daniel, 1942-1975. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959658 Margaret (Mary Margaret) Truman Daniel (1924-2008) was born in Independence, Missouri. She is the daughter of President Harry S. and Elizabeth Virginia (Bess) Truman. She married E. Clifton Daniel, Jr. (a newspaper editor), on April 21, 1956. From ...

Oberon, Merle, 1911-1979

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67660nv (person)

Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dv4krk (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Celeste Holm : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565549 ...

Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1961

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6098x8q (person)

Cohan, George M.

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Entertainer. From the description of Scripts of George M. Cohan, 1933-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455917 From the description of George M. Cohan play scripts, 1928, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71208762 Dramatic author, composer, manager, and actor. From the description of Letter to Elizabeth Freeman, 1920. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510230 American composer. ...

Case, Evelyn

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Ahearn, Brian

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64z81tx (person)

Hayworth, Rita, 1918-1987

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Actress. From the description of Papers, 1943. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 144611742 ...

Goodwin, Bill

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Green, Johnny, 1949-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s312jc (person)

Curran, William

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Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936

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Lyricist. From the description of Harry Bache Smith correspondence, 1895-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980474 American writer of short stories, plays, and librettos. A collector of rare books, manuscripts, and autographs, Smith also wrote about his collecting activities. From the description of Papers, 1773-1935, (bulk 1890-1930). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648359 ...

Winslow, Louise

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Whiting, Margaret

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Bell, Marion

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Grey, Clifford, 1887-1941

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Moore, Tom

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United States Armed Forces Orchestra

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Nease, George

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Lillie, Beatrice, 1894-1989

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Beatrice Lillie, stage star, was born in Toronto, Canada on May 29, 1894. Her first appearances on stage were in 1914 in Canada and in England in musical revues. She made her Broadway debut in Andre Charlot's Revue of 1924 . Miss Lillie's most notable Broadway performances were in The Seven Lively Arts, Inside U. S. A., Ziegfeld Follies of 1957 and High Spirits . She toured the world in An Evening with Beatrice Lillie from 1952 to 1956. Miss Lillie appeared in films and on television. She marrie...

Gould, Sandra

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Menjou, Adolphe, 1890-1963

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pp0z66 (person)

Anderson, Eddie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kd63hg (person)

Eddie Anderson is a political and social activist. From the description of [Eddie Anderson Collection] 1965-2000 (University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 436236937 ...

Arthur, Jack

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Hassel, Joe

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60q3vw6 (person)

Stafford, Jo

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Welles, Orson, 1915-

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Nelson, Frank

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Gay, Bill

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Young, Carleton

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Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924

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Composed 1884-85. First performance Stuttgart, 8 December 1885, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 1st concerto for violoncello, op. 8 / by Victor Herbert. [1965?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50216538 Victor Herbert (1859-1924) cellist, co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), conductor and composer is best known as the composer of light operas such as Babes in Toyland...

Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63794f2 (person)

English character actor. From the description of Letter to Harriet Lancashire White, 1942 March 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48926815 ...

Garrett, Betty

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Bond, Carrie Jacobs

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Osbourne, Ted

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Young, Alan G.

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Shirley, Bill

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Thor, Larry

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Merrel, Lou

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Stevens, Risë (1913-2013).

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American mezzo-soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, July 12, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861600 American mezzo soprano. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 2 January 1962, to Mr. [Joseph] Chouinard, 1962 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962262 Risë Stevens, 1913-2013 Risë Stevens was born in New York...

Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968

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Sothern, Ann, 1909-2001

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t44kx9 (person)

Born Harriet Lake on Jan. 22, 1909 in Valley City, ND; educated at Univ. of WA; trained as a vocalist by her mother; made her film debut (1929) in small parts then headed for Broadway; returned to films (1933) and played lighthearted heroines in B pictures for Columbia and RKO; moved to MGM (1939) and gained popularity in the series Maisie; started a successful television career (1950s) in her own shows, Private Secretary and later The Ann Sothern show; her numerous film credits include: Lady be...

Wood, Gloria

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Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004

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In 1925 high school teacher John T. Scopes was arrested and tried for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in Dayton, Tennessee. Scopes was defended by Clarence Darrow, while the prosecution was represented by William Jennings Bryan. The historical characters' names were changed for this dramatization, which originally premiered on Broadway in 1955. From the description of Inherit the wind / by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, 1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: ...

Miller, Marvin

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Corcoran, Noreen

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Railroad Hour Radio Program

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Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee were a creative team who wrote, adapted, and produced scripts for radio broadcasts, television programs, and musical theatre productions from the 1940's into the 1970's. Lawrence and Lee began their collaboration with the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS), which they helped to create in 1942. While with the AFRS, they wrote a wide variety of programs that were broadcast to troops overseas - comedy programs, dramatic programs, and informational programs...

Whitey, Dame Mae

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Mercer, Johnny

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Johnny Mercer (1910-1976) was born John H. Mercer in Savannah, Georgia, the son of George Anderson Mercer. He was educated in Savannah public schools and at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia. He worked with his father in the real estate loan business before heading to New York in 1929 with the Savannah Town Theater group for a National Little Theater contest. He remained in New York to try for a stage career. He became a well-known lyricist and moved to California, where he produced many hit s...

Warenskjold, Dorothy

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Chekov, Michael

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Ball, Lucille, 1911-1989

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The Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection chronicles the lives and careers of two of the most influential figures in the history of American entertainment. Ball and Arnaz achieved immortality when they created the roles of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in the ground-breaking television situation comedy "I Love Lucy" in 1952. From the description of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection 1915-1990 (bulk 1925-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128329 ...

Smith, Oliver

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Bryan, Nana

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Logan, Barbara

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Olcott, Chauncey, 1858-1932

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Tenor and composer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270907068 ...

MacConnell, Keith

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Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959

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American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...

Chandler, Jeff

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Donald, Duck

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Loewe, Frederick

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Frederick Loewe, composer. Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. From the description of Camelot: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314266 From the description of Camelot: typescript, n.d. [electronic resource]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 755039721 Biographical Note 1901, June 10 Born, Berlin, Germany, to Edmund Loewe, a well-...

Autry, Gene, 1907-1998

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Gene Autry: oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122570009 ...

Baer, Parley

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Costello, Lou

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Munson, Eddie

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Ayars, Ann

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Dietz and Schwartz

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De Forest, Lee, 1873-1961

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Lee De Forest was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on August 26, 1873. He was a graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University in 1896 and received a Ph.D. from Yale in 1899. He was an important contributor in the development of wireless telegraphy in the United States. He started multiple radio broadcasting companies and patented 300 inventions in his lifetime. In 1904, he was awarded the gold medal at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. He died on June 30, 1961. F...

The Nat King Cole Trio

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Paskman, Daily

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Kearns, Joseph

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Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-

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Conreid, Hans

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Philips, Barney

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Munsel, Patrice, 1925-

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Father Flanagan

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Melchior, Lauritz

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Danish tenor, later naturalized American. From the description of Autograph letter signed and autograph letter in the third person, dated : New York, 18 February 1936 and 9 March 1937, to Harry [Harkness] Flagler (and to Mr. & Mrs. Flagler), 1936 Feb. 18 and 1937 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582159 ...

Puccini, Giacomo

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An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. From the guide to the ALS, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Bettolacci, Torre del Lago, 1911 Aug. 19, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1911 Aug. 19, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Be...

Young, Loretta, 1913-2000

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MacMurray, Fred, 1908-

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Baines, Bob

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gr9s31 (person)

Golden, Harry, 1902-1981

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Harry Golden was journalist and publisher, best known for his quotable editorials in the Carolina Israelite. Born in New York as Harry Goldhurst, he attended City College and worked as a reporter before taking a job with the Charlotte Observer. Staying in North Carolina, he founded the Carolina Israelite, writing every word of the bimonthly paper, and gaining an international readership for his views on civil rights, racism, and other topics of the day. His humorous approach to social issues won...

Forrest, Helen

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Allman, Elvia

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Tone, Franchot

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Marsh, Myra

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Powell, Dick

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Raft, George

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Marx, Groucho

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Hornsby, Roger

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qd2v68 (person)

Kantor, McKinlay

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Bartell, Harry

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Ross, Earl

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Rickenbacker, Eddie (Edward Vernon), 1890-1973

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Army officer and aviator. Full name: Edward Vernon Rickenbacker. From the description of Papers of Eddie Rickenbacker, 1915-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83923451 Air pilot, executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Vernon Rickenbacker : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631724 Air pilot. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Vernon Rickenbacker : oral h...

Sharpe, Don

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Conner, Nadine

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C. M. Lee

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Bear, Polly

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Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966

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American composer and writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 28 August 1927 and 1 March 1931, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1927 Aug. 28 and 1927 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676607 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 7 December 1931, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary [Mary Flagler Cary], 1931 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676604 From...

Sheene, Bishop Fulton J

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Hope, Bob, 1903-2003

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Bob Hope (b. May 29, 1903, London, England–d. July 27, 2003, Los Angeles, CA) was a star of radio, film, television and stage during the 1940-1970's. He acted, song and danced through much of WW II entertaining troops. He continued entertaining troops though Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East. Additionally, Hope made many guest appearances on television as well as hosting his own specials. ...

Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978

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Boyer was born Aug. 28, 1899 in Figeac, France; studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and drama at the Paris Conservatory; after his stage and film debuts in 1920, he became a matinee idol on stage; moved between Hollywood, France, and Germany from 1929-1934, and permanently moved to Los Angeles in 1934; developed career as a great lover and lead actor in films produced in France and Hollywood; married English actress Pat Paterson; active during WWII in cementing Franco-American relations and headi...

Hussey, Ruth

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Pixley, Frank Morrison, 1825-1895

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Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972

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Charles Rudolf Friml was born on Dec. 7, 1879 in Prague, Czechoslovakia; studied composition with Antonín Dvořák and piano with Josef Jiránek at the Prague Conservatory (1900-3); was accompanist for the violinist Jan Kubelík on tours of Europe and the US (1900-6); settled in the US in 1906, performing his First piano concerto with Walter Damrosch and the New York Symphony Orchestra; gained a reputation for his keyboard improvisations, character pieces, lyrical salon dances, etudes, violin a...

Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946

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Young, Carlton

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Fudd, Elmer

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March, Hal, 1920-1970

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Spillman

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Williams, Hugh, 1904-1969

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Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986

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Christine, Virginia, 1920-1996

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Tierney, Harry, 1890-1965

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Robbins, Jerome

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American dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks [microform]. 1937-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81722948 From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks. 1986-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79096064 American ballet dancer and choreographer primarily associated with American Ballet Theatre in the 1940s and the New York City Ballet since 1949; also, theatrical director and choreographer whose producti...

Donnelly, Dorothy, 1880-1928

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Brian, Arthur Q

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Mercer, Johhny

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Averback, Hy

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Tuttle, Lurene

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Ayenoni, Patty

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Benaderet, Bea, 1906-1968

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Owen, Tudor

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Lupino, Ida

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Best, Edna, 1900-1974

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Temple, Alvina

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Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969

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Rogers, Roy

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Lenny Herman Quintet

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Stang, Arnold 1925-....

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Moore, Garry, 1915-1993

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McLellen, C. M. S

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Martin, Ruth, 1954-....

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Snowden, Eric

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Roebson, Bill M

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MacDonough, Glen, 1870-1924

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Bryan, Arthur Q.

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Godfrey, Arthur, 1903-1983

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Arthur Morton Godfrey was born in New York City on August 31, 1903. He was educated at Naval Radio School, 1921; Naval Radio Materiel School, 1929; and took various correspondence courses. Married: 1) name unknown, children: Richard; 2) Mary Bourke, 1938, children: Arthur Michael, Jr. and Patricia Ann. Godfrey served in the U.S. Navy, receiving radio training and becoming a radio operator on destroyer duty, 1920-24; served in the U.S. Coast Guard acquiring additional radio training,...

Fields, Eddie

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Ogg, Sammy

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Edwards, Joan (Designer)

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Merrill, Lew

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Bracken, Eddie, 1915-2002

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Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986

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A musical play in 2 acts adapted from Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion." Book and lyrics by Lerner, music by Frederick Lowe. This play opened in New York, 1956 March 15 at the Mark Hollinger Theatre. From the description of My fair lady : manuscript, 1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 656153708 ...

Edelman

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Smith, Charlie

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Strachey, Jack, 1894-1972

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Elis, David

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Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913-1990

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Van Heusen was born in Syracuse, NY on Jan. 26, 1913 as Edward Chester Babcock; adopted his professional name Van Heusen (taken from the name of the shirt company) at the age of 16 when he became a radio pianist, singer, and announcer; wrote college shows at Syracuse Univ. and studied singing with Howard Lyman; replaced Harold Arlen as composer at the Cotton Club in Harlem in 1933 and worked as a pianist and song plugger for Tin Pan Alley; met Jimmy Dorsey in 1938 while working for Remick Publis...

Ainly, Lynn

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Norman, Lucille

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Sinatra, Frank

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The son of italian immigrants, Frank Sinatra began singing and doing impersonations in school which led to his future career as singer with the Hoboken Four in 1935. The quartet broke up in 1936 and Frank started working his way through the music industry until he finally got his big break in 1940. He would become one of Hollywood's leading men for the next two decades and a constant music hall draw after that until very close to the day he died in 1998. (Adapted from the Official Sinatra Family...

Foster, Stephen Collins

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Stephen Collins foster was born in Pittsburgh in 1826. He wasnaturally inclined to music and he wrote over one hundred and seventy songs in his short life. He traveled to New Orleans and New York to compose music but still came back to Pittsburgh, where he died in 1864. From the description of Stephen Foster Collins collection 1931-1932 [typescripts]. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 48010401 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchest...

Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924

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Composed 1884-85. First performance Stuttgart, 8 December 1885, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 1st concerto for violoncello, op. 8 / by Victor Herbert. [1965?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50216538 Victor Herbert (1859-1924) cellist, co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), conductor and composer is best known as the composer of light operas such as Babes in Toyland...

Hauser, Jerry

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Kirby, Paul, 1934-

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Garson, Greer, 1908-1996

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Powell, Jane, 1929-....

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Jane Powell (Suzanne Burce) (b. 1929) was an actress, singer who began her career in 1943 at the age of 13. An appearance was arranged for the young singer on the radio network broadcast of Hollywood Showcase, and about a week later her screen test for MGM was pronounced a success -- Suzanne Burce became Jane Powell. She was under contract with Metro-Goldwyn Mayer to 1957. Motion pictures in which she performed include "Holiday in Mexico," "Royal Wedding," "Athena," "Seven Brides for Seven Broth...

Croft, Mary Jane, 1916-1999

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Randolf, Don

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Stevens, Sheila

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Treacher, Arthur, 1894-1975

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della Chiesa, Vivian

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Haskins, Virginia.

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Douglas, Scott (Composer)

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Day, Dennis, 1916-1988

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Harris, Phil, 1906-

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Stewert, Kay

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Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946

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Carrie Jacobs-Bond, a native of Wisconsin, lived in Chicago, Illinois about 1895-1920. She was a musician, composer and lyricist of sentimental songs, and music publisher. She moved to California in 1920. From the description of Papers, 1939. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 85582219 Composer, of Iron River, Mich. (1889-1896), Janesville, Wis., Chicago, Ill., and California. From the description of Carrie Jacobs-Bond estate and museum c...

Prouse, Peter

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Jones, Jennifer, 1961-

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Freed, Arthur, 1894-

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Bingham, Lindley

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Coleman, Ron, 1945-

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Rose, David, 1910-

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Tang, Lin Yu

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Otis-Skinner, Cornelia

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Robinson, Earl, 1910-1991

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Blane, Ralph

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Hilton, James, 1900-1954

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Author. From the description of The story of Dr. Wassel : literary manuscript, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453722 ...

Horton, Edward Everett

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Horton (1886-1970) was an actor whose career spanned more than 60 years. He acted on the stage beginning around 1910, in silent and talking movies mainly as a comedy character actor, and later in radio and television. From the description of Papers, 1900-1970. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30136645 ...

Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

Holts, Lou

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Colby, Marion

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Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010

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Ladd, Alan

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Crouse, Russel, 1893-1966

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American playwright, journalist, and producer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Perry, [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923790 ...

Kyser, Kay

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James Kern Kay Kyser was born 18 June 1905 in Rocky Mount, N.C., to Paul Kyser and Emily Royster Kyser, both pharmacists. His mother was the first registered female pharmacist in North Carolina. His uncle, Edward Vernon Howell, opened the pharmacy school at the University of North Carolina in 1897 and served as the dean until his death in 1931. His cousin, Vermont Connecticut Royster, was the editor of the Wall Street Journal from 1958 to 1971. Another member of the Royster family, ...

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

Jessel, George, 1898-1981

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Entertainer and actor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], [192-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914791 ...

Weill, Kurt

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As a result of the success of his Broadway musical Lady in the dark in 1941, German-born composer Kurt Weill and his wife, the singing actress Lotte Lenya, were able to buy "Brook House," in Rockland County, New York, moving there during their sixth year in the United States. From Brook House, and a couple of addresses in Los Angeles during his trips there, Weill kept in touch, until a month before his death, with his parents, who had emigrated to Israel in 1935. From the description...

Reed, Dan

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Dragon, Carmen

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Baxter, Phil, 1896-1972

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Songwriter, band leader. Born in Texas. Traveled through the United States in the first half of the twentieth century with his orchestras. Songs he wrote included MY FADED SUMMER LOVE, HAVE A LITTLE DREAM ON ME, AND DING DONG DADDY FROM DUMAS. From the description of Papers, 1918-1968, (bulks 1930-1960). (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 25703890 ...

Dennis, Clark

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Burke, Helen

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Kerns, Joe

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Van Tyler, Helen

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Hoschna, Karl

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De Havilland, Olivia

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Olivia Mary de Havilland (b. July 1, 1916, Tokyo, Japan), American actress, best known for her role as Melanie Hamilton Wilkes in Gone With the Wind. From the description of De Havilland, Olivia, 1916- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569120 Motion picture actress. From the description of Olivia de Havilland oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1977 October 6 [sound recording] / conducted by James V. D'Arc. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Payne, Bruce

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Mitchum, Robert

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G. I. Jill

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Ravenscroft, Thorough

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Wilson, Merideth

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Durante, Jimmy

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Maxwell, Marilyn

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Conrad, William, 1919-

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Cooper, Jerry

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Peary, Hal

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Wilson, J. Donald

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Rubin, Benny

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O'Herlihy, Dan

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Wallenstein, Alfred

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Stordahl, Axel

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Alex Stordahl (1913-1963) was born in Staten Island, NY on August 8, 1913. He began his career as a trumpeter with the Bert Bloch orchestra from 1934 to 1936. He subsequently joined Tommy Dorsey who featured Frank Sinatra as the lead singer. Stordahl remained with Dorsey from 1936-1943. He later became Frank Sinatra's musical composer for the radio show, "Hit Parade," and remained with Sinatra for two years as composer and conductor. Stordahl also arranged and conducted ...

Koshetz, Marina

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Stuart Smith, Jane

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Warren, Harry, 1893-

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Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962

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Charles Laughton was born July 1, 1899 in Scarborough, England to hotel proprietors Robert and Eliza Laughton. He attended the public Jesuit school Stonyhurst College and enlisted into the army during WWI in 1917. In 1924, Laughton enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to study acting and drama. Soon Laughton was starring in many professional theatrical and film productions in London. In 1927, Laughton met the actress Elsa Lanchester; they were married in 1929. Laughton and Lanchester fi...

Flotow, Friedrich, 1812-1883

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German opera composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Flotow to M. Joly; autograph manuscript signed. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289428 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Flotow to unidentified theatre director, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122395543 German composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris, n.d., ca. 1849?], to M. [Alphonse?] Royer, n.d., ca. 1849?. (Unk...

Desylva, B.G.

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Merry Macs

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Marlow, Norman.

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Sweeney, Bob

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Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977

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American singer. From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Harry Ruby, 1964 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080707 From the description of Bing Crosby autograph letter to Joe Roddy, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080729 From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Look magazine, 1944 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080749 Although Bing Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane, he was more interested in playi...

Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932

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John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) was an American composer well-known for his marches. From the guide to the John Philip Sousa sheet music, 1879-1927., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reconstruction of the music for the revival of "The Free Lance" was the result of cooperative efforts of John Phillip Sousa, III of John Phillip Sousa, Inc., Richard Kapp, conductor, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Iowa State University and...

Young, Robert, 1943-

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Epithet: of Add MS 37903 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000574.0x000368 Epithet: Hierosolymitanus'; son of Sir Peter Young British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000574.0x000367 Epithet: theologian and orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00...

Peters, Ken.

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Knees, George

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Mann, Ken

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Gordon, Gloria

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Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

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Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, IN; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty million Frenchmen (1929), Gay divorcé (1932), Anything goes (1934), Leave it to me (1938), DuBarry was a lady (1939), Kiss me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You do something to me, Night and day, I get a kick out of you, Anything goes, I love Paris, Let's do it, B...

Bergen, Edgar, 1903-1978

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Fenn, Jean, 1929-

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Pickford, Mary, 1893-

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Lake, Arthur

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Epithet: MP for Bridgwater British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x00020a ...

Carpenter, Ken

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Isaacs, Lewis M...

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Aug, Sammy

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Woodell, Barbara

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Farley, Ed

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Conried, Hans

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Kirkpatrick, Jess

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Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969

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< Born Vladimir Alexandrovitch Dukelsky, Parafianove, Minsk 1916 1919 Studied composition with Reinhold Glière and Marian Dombrovsky at the Kiev Conservatory 1920 Fled the Revolution with his family, settling first in Constantinople ...

Danials, Eliot

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Roebson, William

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Kirkwood, Jack

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Scott, Raymond

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x0003a9 ...

Pons, Lily, 1898-1976

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French-American coloratura soprano and movie actress who performed at the Metropilitan Opera and toured with American forces in North Africa, Europe, and the China/Burma/India theaters in World War II. In her later years, Pons lived in Dallas, Tex. From the description of Lily Pons collection, 1944-1976. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185420 ...

Jones, Spike, 1911-1965

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Cahn, Sammy

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Composer of "Love and marriage" and other songs. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Beverly Hills, Calif., to Lucretia [Shaler?], 1976 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906654 ...

Perleman, S. J

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Rooney, Mickey

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Leeds, Peter

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Cutting, Dick

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Astor, Mary

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Schumann, Robert

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Originally composed for solo piano, 1833-1835. Collaborative orchestration of the score, 1908-1909, for the use of the Russian Imperial Ballet. No indication is given of each collaborator's contribution. First performance as a ballet St. Petersburg, 1910. First concert performance, Boston, 25 November 1938, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Carnival / Robert Schumann ; orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazounov, Li...

Colter, Joseph

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Beal, John

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Marion, George Jr

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Morgan, Frank, 1890-1949

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Whitney, June

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Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982

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Carson, Jack

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Slezak, Walter

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Walter Slezak was born to Leo and Elsa (Wertheim) Slezak on May 3, 1902, in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Slezak was known as an actor, singer, and writer. He made his New York City stage debut in 1930. He made his film debut in 1942. Mr. Slezak married Johanna Van Rijn on October 10, 1943. Mr. Slezak died on April 22, 1983. From the description of Walter Slekak papers, 1905-1983. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580327 Walter Sl...

Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909-2000.

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American actor and writer; b. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; d. 2000. From the description of Douglas Fairbanks collection, 1888-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925544 Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000376 ...

Luboff, Norman

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Allen, Gracie, 1902-1964

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Gracie Allen (b. July 26, 1895, San Francisco, CA–d. August 27, 1964, Los Angeles, CA) was an American vaudevillian and comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. Depending on the source, Allen is alleged to have been born on July 26 in 1895, 1896, 1902 or 1906; all public records in San Francisco were destroyed in the fire of 1906. Allen met George Burns in 1922 during a vaudeville perforance and they began a comedy act, first perfor...

Kreisler, Fritz

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Originally composed for violin and piano. Attributed by Kreisler to Pugnani when first published by Carl Fischer in 1910. This transcription 1919.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Praeludium und Allegro / A. Pugnani- F. Kreisler. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52596205 Fritz Kreisler (b. Feb. 2, 1875, in Vienna; d. Jan. 29, 1962, in New York) was a violinist and composer. From the description of Fritz Kreisler colle...

Russell, Gilbert

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Kirsten, Dorothy, 1917-

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Daley, Cass

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Huntley, Chet, 1911-1974

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Montana native and television newscaster. From the description of Chet Huntley press conference, 1970 Feb. 16. (Montana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70962881 Chester ("Chet") Robert Huntley was a broadcast journalist best known for his work on NBC’s top-rated news show, the "Huntley/Brinkley Report." Born December 10, 1911, in Caldwell, Montana, he began his career in radio, eventually serving three national networks as a newsman, analyst, and commentator...

Foster, Stephen C

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Cowen, Jerome

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Burnett, Ernie, 1884-1959

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Halin, Pat

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Gilbert, W.S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911

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English poet and librettist. From the description of Autograph quotation signed, dated : [London], 14 December 1909, 1909 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577865 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 10 March 1888, to [Michael Gunn?], 1888 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873354 Green was an English actor and comedian. Gilbert was an English playwright and humorist best known for his collaboration with Sir Arthur Sull...

Barrymore, Lionel

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After the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. First performance Indianapolis, Indiana, 23 November 1946, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien Sevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piranesi suite / Lionel Barrymore. c1946. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696866 Barrymore was born as Lionel Blythe on Apr. 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA; he became a leading Broadway actor by 1900; began film career in 1909; appeare...

Bruce, Bob

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Willson, Meredith

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Beals, Dick

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Colman, Ronald

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Faye, Alice, 1915-

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Massey, Ilona, 1910-1974

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Norton, Elliot, 1903-

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American drama critic, teacher, and author. From the description of Elliot Norton collection, 1930-1994. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969523 ...

Freburn-Smith, Thomas

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Moran, Peggy, 1918-

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Forrest, George, 1915-1999

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Epithet: of Antigua British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x00006c ...

Smith, Jack

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Jack Smith and Pete Schwepker travelled up the Beale road and into the Turkey Tanks and took these photographs. From the guide to the Jack Smith Collection, 1974, (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department) ...

Stewart, Donald O

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McDonough, Glenn

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Canova, Judy, 1916-

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Bradley, Truman

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Waterman, William

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Rubenstein, Artur

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Burke and Van Heusen

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Peck, Gregory, 1916-

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Tunney, Gene, 1898-

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Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich

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Pied Pipers (Musical group)

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Colonna, Jerry, d. 1986

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Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Stanley, Arthur

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Norman Luboff Choir

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Judd Collins Choiresters

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McNair, Howard

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Petina, Irra, 1908-2000

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Oswald, Ted

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McMurray, Fred

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Shaw, Artie, 1910-

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Vaughan, Viola

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Cantor, Charles, 1889-1966

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Sons of the Pioneers

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The Sons of the Pioneers was one of the leading vocal and instrumental groups in Western music. They were especially known for their harmonies, songwriting, and musicianship. In addition to their creative success, the Pioneers were among the longest lasting groups in the history of country music, celebrating 65 years of continuous performances in 1998. Over the years, the members of the group included Pat Brady, Ken Carson, Ken Curtis, Tommy Doss, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr, Shug Fisher, Luther Nallie...

Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899

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Composed 1854.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Nachtfalter Walzer, Op. 157 / Johann Strauss (the younger). [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55503504 From the operetta in 3 acts with libretto by Josef Braun, "F. Zell" (pseudonym of Camillo Walzel), and Richard Genée after Victorien Sardou's comedy, Piccolino. Composed circa 1872. First performance Theater an der Wien, Vienna, 1 March 1873.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

CHEKHOV, MICHAEL

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Gable, Martin

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Lawrence and Lee

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Almond, Elvira

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Bennett, Julie

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Burns, Randy

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Epithet: of Add MS 12115 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x0001f3 Epithet: Reverend; of Paisley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x0001f5 ...

Kellaway, Cecil, 1891-1973

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Sullivan, Arthur

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Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) was an English composer well-known for his collaborations with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan sheet music, 1868-1993., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.) Sullivan was an English composer. Gilbert was a English dramatist. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan correspondence with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, 1854-1900., (Houghton Libra...

Young, Rida Johnson

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De Koven, Reginald

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Gerson, Betty Lou, 1914-1999

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Colter, Dorothy

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Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986

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Harold Arlen, composer was born in Buffalo, New York in 1905. He composed the music for such well-known songs as: "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", and "Blues in the Night". Among his collaborators were: E. Y. Harburg, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Dorothy Fields and Leo Robbin. From the guide to the Harold Arlen papers, 1947-1967, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Harold Arlen, composer. From the description o...

Bonanova, Fortunio, 1895-1969

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Vague, Vera

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McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957

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Le Gallienne, Eva, 1899-1991

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British-born actress, director, and producer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westport, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1967 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864535 Eva Le Gallienne (1899-1991) was an actress, producer, director, translator, teacher and writer. From the description of Eva Le Gallienne, prop letters from Camille, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517244 From the guide to the Eva Le Gallienne, ...

Stefanson, V

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Lake, Veronica

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Thomas, John Charles

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Colbert, Claudette

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Vallee, Rudy

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Frank, John, 1942-

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Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994

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Epithet: Czech soprano British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x00001a Opera singer. From the description of Reminiscences of Jarmila Novotna: oral history, 1988. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620578 ...

Burke, Joe

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Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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George Gershwin (1898-1973) was an American pianist and composer well-known for his collaborations with older brother Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin's work included musical theater, opera, most notably Porgy and Bess, and other classical compositions. From the guide to the George Gershwin sheet music, 1918-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) George Gershwin, composer. Ira Gershwin, lyricist. Ken Ludwig, librettist...

O'Dell, Barbara

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Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943

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Martin, Hugh

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Pangborn, Franklyn, 1889-1958

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Sherman, Ray (Pianist)

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Lee, Trygvie

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Kalman, Imre

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Straus, Oscar, 1870-1954

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Austrian composer. From the description of "Alt-Wiener Reigen / (Old-fashioned Viennese Waltz) / Oscar Straus" : autograph manuscript, 1944 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569618 Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902659 ...

Emerson, Hope

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Linkletter, Art, 1912-2010

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Biographical Note Arthur Gordon Linkletter was born July 17, 1912, in Moosejaw, Saskatchewan. He was abandoned by his parents immediately after his birth, and adopted as an infant. He moved to Lowell, Massachusetts with his adoptive parents, and then migrated to California at the age of three. Linkletter attended high school in San Diego, where he was a star basketball player and swimmer. He graduated when he was 15, and subsequently spent 3 ...

Hanlon, Thomas W.

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Sullivan, Frank

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Hirsch, Louis A. (Louis Achille), 1881-1924

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McKee, Tom, 1941-

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Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946

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Carrie Jacobs-Bond, a native of Wisconsin, lived in Chicago, Illinois about 1895-1920. She was a musician, composer and lyricist of sentimental songs, and music publisher. She moved to California in 1920. From the description of Papers, 1939. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 85582219 Composer, of Iron River, Mich. (1889-1896), Janesville, Wis., Chicago, Ill., and California. From the description of Carrie Jacobs-Bond estate and museum c...

Armbruster, Robert

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Cowan, Jerome, 1897-1972

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O'Keefe, Walter

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Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980

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Alfred Hitchcock (b. 13 August 1899, Leytonstone, England–d. 29 April 1980, Bel Air, CA) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Known as "the Master of Suspense", he directed over 50 feature films. He began his career in the film industry in 1919 as a title card designer after training as a technical clerk and copy writer for a telegraph-cable company. ...

Foster, Stephen Collins

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Stephen Collins foster was born in Pittsburgh in 1826. He wasnaturally inclined to music and he wrote over one hundred and seventy songs in his short life. He traveled to New Orleans and New York to compose music but still came back to Pittsburgh, where he died in 1864. From the description of Stephen Foster Collins collection 1931-1932 [typescripts]. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 48010401 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchest...

Bendix, William, 1906-1964

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Russell, Andy

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Rimandi, Dion

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Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge

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Ethelbert Nevin was born in 1862 at Edgeworth near Sewickley, Pa. He entered the Western University of Pennsylvania and then his father's business but found music was his true callling. He began to compose his own music and became a huge success. He continued to compose until his death in 1901. From the description of Ethelbert Nevin papers 1890-1894. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 45761331 American composer. From the description of A...

Radcliff, Raymond

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Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

DeNaude, Jud

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Andrews sisters

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Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986

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After Isherwood dropped out of Cambridge University in 1925, he became the private secretary to the French violinist André Mangeot. Mangeot's son, Sylvain, the manuscript's illustrator, would become the Diplomatic Editor for the Reuters News Agency and the author of The Adventures of a Manchurian: The Story of Lobsang Thondup (Collins, 1974). From the description of People one ought to know : autograph manuscript signed : [London], January 1926. (New York Public Library). WorldCat r...

Arnold, Edward, 1857-1942

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Epithet: of Burn, county Yorkshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001108.0x0002d0 ...

Croger, Barry

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Contos, Leon

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Burns, George, 1896-

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Reed, Alan (Matthew Alan)

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Backus, Jim

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Sablon, Jean

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Simms, Ginny

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Burr, Raymond, 1917-1993

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Jacobson, Leopold, 1878-1943

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Lehár, Franz

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Hearn, Sam

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Kelly, Gene

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Gene Kelly (b. Eugene Curran Kelly, Aug. 23, 1912, Pittsburgh, Pa.-d. Feb. 2, 1996, Beverley Hills, Calif.), American actor, dancer, singer, choreographer, director, and producer. From the description of Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582961 Dancer, actor, choreographer. From the description of Reminiscences of Gene Curran Kelly : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat recor...

Johnson, Van, 1916-2008

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