Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording] 1925-1953

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Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording], 1925-1953

Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording] 1925-1953

The collection contains Tuckers' appearances on radio programs, interviews, live night club performances, and various unissued studio recordings. Some of the radio programs represented in the collection are: Blue Ribbon Town; Frank Sinatra Show; It's Time for Pabst; and the Philco Hour. Other performers represented in the collection are: her pianist and orchestra leader, Ted Shapiro, Ben Bernie, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, and Orson Welles.

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Welles, Orson, 1915-1985

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Actor, writer, director, and producer for stage, radio, and film. From the description of Papers, 1930-1959. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 31734907 George Orson Welles, named for his parents' friend George Ade, was born on May 6, 1915, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A child prodigy aided and encouraged by guardian Maurice Bernstein and teacher Roger Hill, Welles had considerable writing and acting experience before the age of twenty. Through the years this multi-talented...

Garland, Judy

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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...

Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1918-1981

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Shapiro, Ted

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Armbruster, Robert, 1896-1994

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Lester, Jerry

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Parsons, Louella O.

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Gossip columnist; interviewee married John Parsons. From the description of Reminiscences of Louella Oettinger Parsons : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419113 ...

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...

Ted Lewis' Orchestra

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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 ...

Brooks, Shelton

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Marks, Sidney

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Fershko, Shmuel

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Ted Shapiro Orchestra

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Niles, Ken

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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...

Bernie, Ben, 1891-1943

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Baker, Kenny, 1912-

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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...

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...

Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966

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Entertainer, of New York, N.Y., and Hollywood, Calif. From the description of Papers, 1911-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70941582 Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Russian-born popular American entertainer. She gained fame as a performer in vaudeville and burlesque in the World War I era, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio and television. From the guide to the Sophie Tucker autobiographical writings, (The New York Public Libr...