Irving Berlin collection of non-commercial sound recordings [sound recording]

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Irving Berlin collection of non-commercial sound recordings [sound recording]

Irving Berlin collection of non-commercial sound recordings [sound recording]

This collection contains non-commercial recordings of Irving Berlin and his music. The recordings are from radio broadcasts, live performances, and private recordings. The performers on the recordings include Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Eddie Fisher, Al Jolson, Ethel Merman and Kate Smith. Some of the gems in the collection include Kate Smith singing "God Bless America" for the first time and the first London performance of "Annie Get Your Gun.".

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Como, Perry, 1912-2001

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Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990

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Miller, Mitch, 1911-2010

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Clooney, Rosemary

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Conover, Willis, 1920-1996

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Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965

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Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967

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Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977

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Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977

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Kalmar, Bert, 1884-1947

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Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963

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Ford, Art

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Texters Singers

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Fitzgerald, Ed, 1919-....

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Clayton, Patty

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Hoagland, Everett

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Kaye, Danny

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Fain, Sammy

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Sammy Fain and Victor Young, composers. Book by Sig Herzig and lyrics by Harold Adamson. From the description of Around the world in 80 days: typescript, 1962 November, 26. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466847 ...

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Martin, Freddy, 1906-1983

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Andrews, J. (Julie)

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Gibson, Margie

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Ray, Johnnie, 1927-1990

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Gardner, Ed, 1901-1963

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Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Littler, Emile

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Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983

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Truman, Margaret

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Aldrich, Richard

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Roberts, Rachel, 1927-1980

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Woolcott, Alexander

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Hayward, Nancy

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Allison, Lynn

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Wilson, Meredith

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Lawford, Peter, 1923-

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BBC Radio Orchestra.

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Garrison, Lloyd

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Hayes, Richard.

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McCrary, John Reagan, 1910-2003

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Palmyra Community Chorus

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Jolson, Al, 1886-1950

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Powell, Jane, 1929-....

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Shriner, Bess Davis

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Dullis, John Foster

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Gordon, Ruth, 1896-1985

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Dailey, Dan

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Booth, Shirley

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McHugh, Jimmy, 1894-1969

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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 ...

Bergen, Polly, 1930-2014

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Uggams, Leslie

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Falkenburg, Jinx, 1919-2003

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Haskell, Jack, 1919-1998

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Dowling, Robert

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Dell, Alan

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Merriman, Nan

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Mezzo-soprano From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 19, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862164 ...

Lyn Murray Singers

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DeLouise, Dom

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Tamiris, Helen, 1905-1966

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Sullivan, Ed, 1902-.

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Truex, Philip

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Henderson, Skitch, 1918-

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Centurions

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O'Connor, Donald.

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Stuarts

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Whelan, Albert

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Kresa, Helmy, 1904-1991

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George Melachrino and His Singing Strings

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Berlin, Mrs

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Brand, Jack

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Garson, Greer, 1908-1996

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Percy Faith

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Kolimar, Dick

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Faye, Alice, 1915-

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Gunther, John

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Clarke, Senator D. Worth

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Male Quartet

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Elliott, Jack

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Borden, Bill

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NBC Concert Orchestra

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Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958

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Epithet: of the River Club New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00016e Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (Amer...

O'Brian, Jack

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Broadway Limited

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Alpert, Eddie

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The Stutz Bear Cats

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Dinah Shore

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Winterhalter, Hugo, 1909-1973

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Hugo Winterhalter (1909-1973) was a popular music arranger and conductor during the twentieth century. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and educated at Mount St. Mary's College and the New England Conservatory of Music, Winterhalter was the leader of his own big band, the Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra, and he arranged and conducted a number of popular hits recorded by the band between the 1940s and 1960s, including "Blue Christmas" (1947), "Count Every Star" (1950), and "Canadian Sunset" (1956)....

Moore, Douglas

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Minnie Pearl

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Country comedy performer. Born October 25, 1912. Died March 4, 1996. Real name: Sarah Opehlia Colley Cannon. Country music's best-known female comedian. Recognized for her knee-length dresses and straw hat with the $1.98 price tag. Star of Grand Ole Opry from the early 1940s-1991. Popular stage and television performer. Regular cast member of the Hee Haw television show. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Minnie Pearl; 1984 October...

Churchill, Stuart

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Al Goodman Orchestra

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Rodgers, Richard, 1902-

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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...

Harris, Rosemary, 1930-

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Harris, Phil, 1906-

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All Soldier Swing Band

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Souvaine, Henry

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Falkenburg, Jinx, 1919-2003

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Garci, Pedro Luis

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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...

Mancini, Monica

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All Soldier Orchestra

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Sandberg, Sven-Olaf

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Wollcott, Alexander

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Taplin, Frank

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Ellin Berlin

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Cross, James Stump

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Heyward, Leland, 1902-1971

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Miller, Albert G.

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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...

Naturals

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Martin, Tony, 1913-2012

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Damone, Vic

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James, Dick

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61w89mx (person)

Holmes, Leslie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mb374p (person)

Crosby, Gary

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q651n7 (person)

Heatherton, Joey, 1944-

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Cantor, Charles, 1889-1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xj2jkq (person)

Tauber, Doris, 1907-1996

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kr0txq (person)

Sutherland, Iain

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vf761n (person)

Epithet: of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x0000d8 ...

Crouse, Russel, 1893-1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6862mxp (person)

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

Grey, ...

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6523msz (person)

Epithet: Chief Justice De British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001089.0x00014e ...

Churchill, Stewart

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fg6km2 (person)

Laine, Frankie, 1913-2007

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Self, Jim

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qv5zt6 (person)

Haskel, Jack

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f038nt (person)

Webb, Clifton, 1893-1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q5335p (person)

Actor; also known as Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck. From the description of Clifton Webb collection, 1929-1961. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70954216 ...

Norris, Kathleen

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v532wx (person)

Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kk9x4b (person)

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 ...

Bryson, Lymon

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tg2q5s (person)

Bergman, Marilyn

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vq3cz2 (person)

Melton, James, 1904-1961

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cr63xf (person)

James Melton, 1904-1961, was a professional vocalist, a popular tenor whose career in radio, television, concert, opera, and motion pictures extended from the late 1920s through the 1950s. He began in radio with NBC in "Roxy's Gang" in 1927. He toured Europe with the Reveler's Quartet and in 1934 toured 28 cities with George Gershwin. His operatic debute was in 1938 as Pinkerton in "Madam Butterfly". In the 1940s he was a leading tenor on network shows such as "Texaco Star Theater", "The Telepho...

Gaynor, Mitzi, 1931-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dr3hf9 (person)

Pied Pipers (Musical group)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kx25r3 (corporateBody)

Agar, Herbert

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Moss, Maurice

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Johnny Guarneri Quintet

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q65srp (corporateBody)

Benton, Vern

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Hershey, Don

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jb91tt (person)

Reisman, Leo, 1897-1961

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64b39bv (person)

Leo Reisman was a bandleader from 1916 into the 1950's, most prominently in the 1930's. During the 1930's, Reisman led bands that played on radio shows such as Lucky Strike's your hit parade (1937-1939), Philip Morris presents (1934-1937), Schaefer Beer's nine o'clock revue (1937), and the Schaefer revue (late 1937). Reisman continued to lead bands through the 1940's and into the 1950's, playing in hotel ballrooms in New York and Cincinnati. Reisman died in 1961. ...

Blair, Janet

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69t3sqz (person)

King, Wayne

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pk1s0s (person)

Jeffories, Alex

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tg2t8c (person)

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...

Stone, Ezra, 1917-1994

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ns3h00 (person)

Golden, John, 1950-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pw72ss (person)

Epithet: Master RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000702.0x0000ed ...

Price, Carol

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Oughton, Annie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6361dsg (person)

Bloch, Ray

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bq321k (person)

Gerhard Fasta

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64k37j4 (person)

Lillie, Beatrice, 1894-1989

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cz3cz4 (person)

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...

Larosa, Julius

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mf1sxw (person)

Pennsylvanians (Musical group)

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Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968

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Rosenstock, Milton

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O'Neill, Danny

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Fitzgerald, Peg

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pw9bph (person)

Vallee, Rudy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sp333k (person)

The Golddiggers

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Olivier, Laurence, 1907-

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Reed, Mrs. Ogden

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sc74kp (person)

Scofield, Major

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68j1cd4 (person)

A Good Irishman

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68f2r87 (person)

Reiner, Estelle

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66c02h1 (person)

Benny, Jack, 1894-1974.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b5785v (person)

Jack Benny (1894-1974) was an American vaudeville, radio, television and film actor. Born Benjamin Kubelsky in Waukegan, Illinois, Benny first honed his talents as a comedian on the vaudeville stage, then found that his style was uniquely adapted to the new medium of radio, where he became a national celebrity with his Jack Benny Show (1943-1958). His wife, Mary Livingstone, often starred on the Jack Benny Show. Benny took his show to television and continued to appear in his own show, in specia...

Stephen Hill Singers

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Green, Eddie, 1901-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6555mw3 (person)

Spery, Joe

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Gray, Barry, 1944-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f88rkc (person)

MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qn655g (person)

American composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Villars sur Ollon, Switzerland, 3 July 1903, to Horatio Parker, 1903 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581435 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 25 November 1904, to Mr. [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1904 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581431 From the description of Letter signed : Boston, [n.d.], to Mr. Story, [n.d.]....

Myers, Pam

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67n375t (person)

Hubbard, Eddie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64v9jkb (person)

Richman, Darice

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hj9c56 (person)

Preston, Walter

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69673b2 (person)

Tune, Tommy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6222wq2 (person)

A.S.C.A.P

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6681hdd (corporateBody)

Ross, Graham

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60995cb (person)

DeLithe, Vaughn

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cw7f98 (person)

Holden, William, 1918-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fk5bpq (person)

Meyers, Richard

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6429mtc (person)

Dale, Virginia, 1917-1994

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jb943n (person)

Helen Carol and the Escorts

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n1438d (person)

Davis, Steven

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63w29sh (person)

W. Lind Orkester

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McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957

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Johnson, Van, 1916-2008

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fx8h46 (person)

Fiedler, Arthur‏, 1894-1979‏

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b01fmr (person)

Conductor of Boston Pops Orchestra. From the description of Arthur Fiedler collection, 1856-1979 (bulk 1927-1979). (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925338 ...

Fields, Arthur

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f59vdq (person)

Fields, Gracie, 1898-1979

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61v66cf (person)

Actress, comedienne. From the description of Reminiscences of Gracie Fields : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147483 ...

Miller, Ann, 1923-

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Geraldo orchestra & chorus

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zq79hv (corporateBody)

Barnyard Quartet

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64k3jcm (corporateBody)

Oshing, Julie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hz47fc (person)

Williams, Andy, Dr.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69x381t (person)

Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xd1fsd (person)

Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732848 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527416 U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois). From the description of Paul H. Douglas papers, 1932-1971. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat ...

Starr, Kay

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Carle, Frankie, 1903-

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Phillips, Teddy

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Whiting, Richard A.

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Valente, Catarina

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Douglas, Sally

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Johnson, Bill

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tg2pgd (person)

Teagarden, Jack, 1905-1964

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Jazz musician Weldon Leo (Jack) Teagarden (1905-1964) was born in Vernon, Texas, to Charles and Helen Teagarden. Beginning piano lessons at the age of five, Teagarden switched to trombone two years later. After his first professional performance in 1921, Teagarden played with several Texas bands and made his first trip to New York in 1926. A year later he moved to the city and defeated Glenn Miller for the position of first trombone in Ben Pollack’s band. Teagarden made his first re...

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. ...

Cullen, Bill, 1920-1990

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Lyons, Sylvia

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Wiley, Lee

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Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

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Kaye, Sammy, 1910-1987

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Band leader Sammy Kaye (SK) was born as Sam William Zarnocay on March 13, 1910 in Rocky River, Ohio. He attended Ohio University (OU) on a track scholarship and played basketball and baseball. Originally a civil engineering major, he soon forgot a career in his field of study when he fell in love with music instead. SK changed his name to Kaye around the time of his sophomore year because he found it difficult to get gigs with his given last name. SK began performing at ...

Bordoni, Irene

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Phelps, Sto

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U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service

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Melly, George

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Epithet: MP; of Add MS 44396 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000304.0x0001b6 ...

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 ...

Paul Whiteman Saxophone Sextet

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Martin, Dean, 1917-1995

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Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, June 17, 1917; worked various odd jobs including amateur boxer; started his career singing at Steubenville night spots; first used the name Dean Martin while singing with the Sammy Watkins Band in Cleveland (ca. 1941); partnered with Jerry Lewis (1946-56) as the straight half of one of America's most successful comedy teams of the 1940s and 50s; he remained a popular solo entertainer with song recordings, TV specials, his own long-running TV variety...

Connecticut Yankees

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Faith, Percy, 1908-

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Block, Ray

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Clark, Tom M.

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Downey, Morton

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Marchese, Victor

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Walker, Jimmy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pt0njb (person)

Day, Dennis, 1916-1988

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n30802 (person)

Bogarde, Dirk, 1921-1999.

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Film actor and director; of England; d. 1999. From the description of Dirk Bogarde collection, 1957-1993. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958668 ...

Bergman, Alan

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gh9td2 (person)

Alan (1925- ) and Marilyn Bergman were married in 1958 and worked together as musical composers and songwriters for motion pictures, television and theater. From the description of Alan and Marilyn Bergman scores, 1959-1969. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31453157 ...

Norman, Arthur

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Merman, Ethel

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r50475 (person)

Martin, Hugh

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62v5tbc (person)

Soldier Octet

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National Broadcasting Company

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z071gv (corporateBody)

The NBC television network with local affiliate WICS, Springfield, Ill. From the description of Wide, wide world, February 12, 1956 : the world of celebrations. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 180943286 The "West of Charlie Russell" was a one-hour documentary produced by NBC's "Project 20." The documentary explored the life of Charlie Russell using an on-camera storyteller, new film shot in Montana, historic still images and film, and Russell's pa...

Gleason, Jackie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68b41z7 (person)

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...

Max Terr Chorus

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Jimmy Jennings

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Ellen, Vera

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ss200n (person)

Locklin, Danny

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6623sg9 (person)

Mintz, Herby

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Carr, Carol

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hc1zf2 (person)

Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h814p7 (person)

Marlene Dietrich (b. December 27, 1901, Berlin, Germany–d. May 6, 1992, Paris, France) was a German actress and singer. Throughout her long career, spanning from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, Dietrich acted on the stage and in silent films. Dietrich starred in Hollywood films such as Morocco (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), and Desire (1936). Throughout World War II, she was a high-profile entertainer in the United St...

Peabody

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Waring, Fred, 1900-1984

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64x56n8 (person)

Choral conductor and showman. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Robley Durham Stevens, 1938 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270920972 Music composer, arranger, conductor, and performer. From the description of Fred Waring scrapbooks, 1922-1984. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57482118 From the description of Fred Waring broadcasts, 1933-1957. (Pennsylvania State University Librarie...

Frankay & Jackson Recording Studios, Inc.

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Rome, Harold, 1908-

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Reiner, Carl

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64c5vx6 (person)

Wilk, Max

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gk27k9 (person)

Max Wilk is an American playwright, author, and screenwriter. His plays include Cloud Seven (1958) and A Musical Jubilee (1975). His short story "It Happened to Jane" was made into a movie with Doris Day and Jack Lemmon in 1959, and his book Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River was made into a movie with Jerry Lewis in 1968, for which he wrote the screenplay. Wilk is also the author of Every Day's a Matinee: Memoirs Scribbled on a Dressing Room Door (1975), The Golden Age of Tele...

Martin, Gale

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zb2cgj (person)

Singin' Sam, 1888-1948

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mq7v9p (person)

Leo Reisman Orchestra

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A. & P. Gypsies (Musical group)

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Woods, Donald, 1906-

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Steele, John

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Astaire, Adele

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Reynolds, Marjorie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vj8gs7 (person)

John Scott Trotter Orchestra.

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Sikorsky, George

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Seymour, Dan

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Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zp45cx (person)

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...

United States. Immigration and naturalization service

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A federal act of 1882 established procedures for recording immigrants arriving in the United States. The records maintained by federal immigration officials were often called immigration passenger lists of manifests. From the description of Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Savannah, Ga., 1906-1945. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 174142611 Ellis Island, an island in Upper New York Bay, is named for Samuel Ellis, who acquired land on the i...

Ettore

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Mallow, John

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68b42v9 (person)

Reid, John

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John Reid was born in 1926. He joined the Navy in 1945. In 1947 he was accepted as a member of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) serving at Base G (Admiralty Bay) and Base F (Argentine Islands). From the guide to the John Reid collection, 1949, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: of Londonderry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001033.0x000192 Epit...

Ferrer, José, 1912-

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Mancini, Ginny

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61q10mt (person)

Rankin, Kenny

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Hope, Bob, 1903-2003

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k75743 (person)

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. ...

Raitt, John, 1917-

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Manton, Stephen

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c37vf3 (person)

Carnation Orchestra

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McBride, Mary Margaret, 1899-

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Radio commentator and author. From the description of Mary Margaret McBride papers, 1926-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982067 Mary Margaret McBride (1899-1976) was a journalist and the host of an immensely popular daily radio program from the mid 1930s into the 1950s. From the description of Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 488719037 Biograp...

Hayward, Thomas

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Epithet: Prisoner in Norwich Gaol British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000303.0x0003c8 Epithet: of Salisbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000303.0x0003c7 Epithet: MP for Ludgershall British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000...

Smith, Kate

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Morath, Max

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Corn, Harold

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Dorsey, Jimmy

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Gregg, Hubert

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0000cc ...

Clayton, Peter, 1927-1991

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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...

Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994

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Harmer, Shirley

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Sumner, Barbara

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Bankhead, Tallulah

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Actress. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1920]-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155507628 Tallulah (Tallulah Brockman) Bankhead was born 1902 Jan. 31 to William B. and Ada Eugenia Sledge Bankhead in Huntsville, Madison Co., Ala. She attended primary school in Montomery, Ala., while living with her uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Owen. She later attended Convent of the Sacred Heart (N.Y.), 1912-1913; Mary Baldwin Seminary (Va.), 1913; Convent of t...

Talve, Galina

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Caffritz, Gwen

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Carmody, Jay

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Brown, Keith, 1933-

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Kallen, Kitty

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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...

Reynolds, Debbie

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James, Louis

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Jolson, Al, 1886-1950

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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...

Burr, Henry

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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...

Whiteman, Paul, 1890-1967

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Clark, Buddy, 1911-1949

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Thomas, John Charles

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Johnny Maddox and the Rhythmasters

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Arthur Norman Orchestra

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Deis, Carol

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Freeman, Stan

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Sell, Hildegarde Loretta

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Deerenforce, Jimmy

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Prowse, Juliet, 1936-1996

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Fisher, Eddie

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Previn, André, 1929-

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American conductor, pianist, and composer of German birth. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [s.l., 26 January 1968], to Ray Pitts [1968, Jan. 26]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952249 Conductor, composer, pianist. From the description of Interview conducted by Dick Cavett, Apr. 27, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861658 ...

Johnson, Mordecai W.

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African American minister and educator; president of Howard University (1926-1960). From the description of Papers, 1913-1976. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70941398 1890 January 12 Born to Carolyn Freeman and Wyatt Johnson in Paris, Tennessee 1911 Received Bachelor of Arts degree from Atlanta Baptist [later Morehous...

Mills, John

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Epithet: contributor to the magazine 'Bentley's Miscellany' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001c8 Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001cd Epithet: Calvinistic Methodist minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000047...

Bristol-Meyers

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Kolimar, Dorothy

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Busby, James, 1801-1871

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James Busby, 1801-1871, viticulturist and civil servant, migrated to New South Wales, 1824. Viticulture was his main interest. In 1832 he was appointed British Resident in New Zealand and remained in New Zealand until his death. From the description of Letters [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225769744 Arrived in New South Wales in 1824, where he established himself as a pioneer viticulturist and was appointed Collector of Internal Revenue. After retu...

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,...

Sanz, Nikki

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Smith, Kate, 1907-1986

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Performer and recording artist; b. Kathryn Elizabeth Smith. From the description of Kate Smith collection, 1930-1976. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923004 ...

Wilson, Jane, solicitor

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Epithet: wife of Sir T S Wilson 6th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x000363 ...

Broekman, David

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Parks, Bert

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Browning, Ivan

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Ross, Lanny, 1906-

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Melachrino, George

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Trout, Robert

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NBC symphony orchestra

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Starr, Henry, 1873-1921

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Nype, Russell, 1924-

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Olson, Dorothy

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Graves, Peter

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Middleton, Ray

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Ray Middleton, 1907-1984, was a singer and American character actor. His musical career began in New York where he sang roles in opera and on radio. He also sang roles in Broadway musicals such as "Roberta" in the 1930s, co-starred with Ethyl Merman in the original "Annie Get Your Gun" (1946), and was in "South Pacific". In 1965, he played the Innkeeper in the first Broadway production of "The Man of La Mancha." As an actor he became involved in motion pictures such as "Hurricane Smith" (1941), ...

Allen, Fred, 1894-1956

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Radio comedian and humorist. From the description of Papers of Fred Allen, 1932-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78567150 Nat Hiken was head writer for Fred Allen for seven years and created the character of Sgt. Ernei Bilko. He died in 1968 at the age of 54 (Dec. 8, 1968). From the description of Letters : to Nat Hiken, 1942-1946. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 39782118 Biographical Note ...

The Brothers Cain

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Astaire, Fred, 1899-1987

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Fred Astaire (b. Frederick Austerlitz May 10, 1899, Omaha, NE–d. June 22, 1987, Los Angeles, CA) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential dancers in the history of film and television musicals. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he starred in more than 10 Broadway and London musicals, made 31 musical films, 4 television specials, and issued num...

Lewis, Archie

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Holdman, Phil

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Green, Paula

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Goulet, Robert

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Forster, Arnold

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Hanshaw, Annette

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Mayorga, Lincoln

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Kostelanetz, André, 1901-1980

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André Kostelanetz (1901-1980) was born in Russia and studied in Petrograd before coming to the USA. He became a successful conductor and arranger, and in 1930 was engaged as conductor for the CBS radio network, beginning a long association with broadcasting and film work. He is credited with popularizing classical music. He made many successful arrangements of light music, using heavily concentrated instrumental sonorities, and his orchestrations had a direct influence on film music of the time...