Annie Hart papers and scrapbooks 1922-1947
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Composer and songwriter Jerome Kern (1885-1945) is best remembered for his Broadway and film work including the lovely melodies from Showboat, "Old Man River," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man," and "Bill," as well as standards such as "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "The Way You Look Tonight". The collection consists primarily of show music, including some holograph sketches. There are many full and vocal scores in the hand of Kern's orchestrators and arrangers, especially Frank Saddler and Robert Russ...
Annie Hart was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts circa 1860. A star of both vaudeville and Tony Pastor's Theater, she spent most of her life in the entertainment field. She first appeared in THE BLACK CROOK at Niblo's Gardens. She toured both in the United States and the British Isles.Among the productions in which she appeared was the 1928 production of Jerome Kern's SHOW BOAT. After she retired from the theater she resided in New Jersey with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Marsh, also of the entertainment w...
Composer of "School days" and other songs. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [193-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906679 ...