Howard Bay designs and technical drawings 1934-1985

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Howard Bay designs and technical drawings, 1934-1985

Howard Bay designs and technical drawings 1934-1985

Howard Bay, set and lighting designer, theater architect, teacher and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Howard Bay.

53 linear feet; 43 flat boxes

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Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943

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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 ...

Bay, Howard

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Howard Bay (1912-1986), whose career spanned more than fifty years, was considered by some to be the "dean of American stage designers." Bay's set and lighting arrangements were used in some 170 Broadway shows. He received two Tony Awards as a scenic designer; the first for his work on Lillian Hellman's play, Toys in the Attic (1960), and the second, for Man of La Mancha (1966), the musical written by Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion, and Dale Wasserman. Other notable work for mu...

Inge, William

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William Motter Inge (1913-1973) was born in Independence, Kansas. He studied speech and drama at the University of Kansas and graduated in 1935. He received his Master's degree from George Peabody College at Nashville, Tennessee in 1938. He worked as a teacher, laborer, and theater critic. He is best-known as a playwright and novelist. In his lifetime he earned both a Pulitzer Prize for Picnic and an Academy Award for the screenplay to the motion picture Splendor in the Grass. His later works di...

Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960

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Lyricist. From the description of Reminiscences of Oscar Hammerstein : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565446 Librettist, lyricist, producer, and publisher. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Boston, to James J. Fuld, 1955 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923808 ...

Appell, Don

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Leigh, Mitch, 1928-2014

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Composer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York?, to Jim Fuld, n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906334 Thomas Meehan, librettist. Lee Adams, lyricist. Mitch Leigh, composer. From the description of Ain't Broadway grand : a brand new 1948 musical comedy: typescript, 1993. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571403 ...

Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

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Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific. From the guide to the Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Compos...

Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951

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Sigmund Romberg, prolific American composer and conductor of Hungarian birth, born Nagykanizsa, July 29, 1887; died New York, Nov. 9, 1951 who wrote over 70 operettas and 2,000 songs. From the description of Sigmund Romberg collection 1918-1950 1920-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130015 ...

Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981

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E.Y. (Yip) Harburg, Academy Award winning lyricist, was born April 8,1898 in New York City. Among his best known songs are "Over the Rainbow," "April in Paris," "Brother Can You Spare a Dime," and the musical "Finian's Rainbow." Among his principal collaborators were Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Burton Lane, Arthur Schwartz and Jerome Kern. Mr. Harburg died in Los Angeles in 1981. From the description of Papers, musical scores, sound recordings, 191...

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Lane, Burton, 1912-1997

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Composer. From the description of Autograph sheet signed : [n.p.], [ca. 1947]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270907043 From the description of Reminiscences of Burton Lane : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451734 Burton Lane, composer. Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist and librettist. David Ives, adaptor. From the description of On a clear day you can see forever: typescript, 2000. (New York Public Libra...

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...

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., n.d., 1874?], to [Choudens], [1874?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270977098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to [Ernest Reyer], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672788 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to M. Ruelle, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672792 From the description of Autograp...

Wasserman, Dale

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Dale Wasserman, playwright; Oldrich Danek, playwright. From the description of Play with fire : typescript, 1978, August. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144651977 From the description of I'll be there : typescript. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122607010 From the description of We'll all be there : typescript 1977, November. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570486 From the description of Play with fire : typ...

Darion, Joe, 1917-2001

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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 ...

Willson, Meredith, 1902-1984

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Inspired by the city of San Francisco. Composed 1934-36. First performance San Francisco, 19 April 1936, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 (F minor) : a delineation of the spiritual personality that is San Francisco / Meredith Willson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57367831 Composed 1936-1940. First performance Hollywood, 4 April 1940, the Los Angeles Phi...

Shaffer, Peter, 1926-....

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Herman, Jerry, 1931-

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Jerry Herman (b. 1933) is a composer and lyricist of Broadway musicals. Herman writes in an easily accessible, infectiously tuneful and optimistic style with a winning combination of innocence and wit. Finding particular success in the 1960s with Hello, Dolly! and Mame, his style seemed more out-of-step during the turbulent 70s, though he and many others regard his score for Mack and Mabel (1974) as his best. He found renewed success with La cage aux folles (1983). From the descripti...