The Harold Rome Papers 1873-1988 (inclusive)

ArchivalResource

The Harold Rome Papers, 1873-1988 (inclusive)

The Harold Rome Papers 1873-1988 (inclusive)

Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, art works, and additional materials by and about the American musical theater composer Harold Rome (1908-1993)

97 boxes (46 linear feet)

eng,

Related Entities

There are 68 Entities related to this resource.

Kert, Larry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6204trr (person)

Rodgers, Dorothy, 1909-1992

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g843wb (person)

Dorothy Feiner was born in 1909 to Benjamin Franklin and May Adalson Feiner. She graduated from the Horace Mann School in 1926, and attended Wellesley College from 1926 to 1928. In 1930 she married composer Richard Rodgers; they had two daughters, Mary and Linda. Richard Rodgers died in 1979. In the 1930s, DFR ran a home decorating and repair business called Repairs, Inc. During World War II she was active in the Writers' War Board, a branch of the Office of War Informat...

Freeman, Paul, 1936-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v73ntr (person)

Green, Stanley.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66h8mxf (person)

Lawrence, Steve, 1935-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w625524p (person)

Douglas, Melvyn

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z89nfc (person)

Actor; interviewee b. 1901, d. 1981. From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451630 From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131510 ...

Robbins, Jerome

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s7627m (person)

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...

Dietz, Howard

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69p3hzd (person)

Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz, writers and composers. From the description of Revenge with music: typescript, 1934. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122532975 Howard Dietz (1896-1983) was an important musical theater lyricist and motion picture publicist, who is well-known for his professional partnership with composer Arthur Schwartz, as well as for his long association with the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio. Born in New York City...

Goldman, Harry Merton

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61676w0 (person)

Schubert, Bernard

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z6100z (person)

Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sf2wv5 (person)

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 ...

Layton, Joe, 1931-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fn1xqc (person)

Joe Layton (1931-1994) was an Emmy and Tony award-winning American choreographer, director, and producer of stage productions, television specials, and live concerts. The Joe Layton papers (1931-1992) document his professional career and his marriage to actress Evelyn Russell. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, production binders, scrapbooks, and scripts. Joe Layton (1931-1994) was born Joseph Lichtman in Brooklyn, New York to James and Sadie Lichtman. ...

Mercer, Johnny

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65140xb (person)

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...

Rome, Harold, 1908-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r914rn (person)

Kapp, David

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6db84tf (person)

Record company president. From the description of Reminiscences of David Kapp : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587733 ...

Wood, Audrey, 1905-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68g9942 (person)

American theatrical agent. From the description of Audrey Wood Papers, 1863-1984 (bulk 1900-1984). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122472700 Audrey Wood was born February 28, 1905, in New York City to William Wood, a theatre manager, and Ida Gaubatz. Audrey grew up with constant exposure to the art and business of vaudeville and theatre through her father's work. She read and selected plays for ...

Goodman, Benny, 1909-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wr2tbn (person)

Benny Goodman was born in Chicago, May 30, 1909. He received his first musical training at a local synagogue, and later studied clarinet with Franz Schoepp. Goodman made his debut at the age of twelve, and left home to become a full-time professional clarinetist when he was sixteen. After a decade of performing as a free-lancer and as a member of Ben Pollak's band, Goodman established his first big band in 1934, and soon it achieved unprecedented success. He won great ac...

Bennett, Tony, 1926-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qr5hx4 (person)

Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York. Born and raised in Astoria to an Italian-American family, Bennett began singing at an early age. He...

Green, Adolph

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s75mfj (person)

Adolph Green (1915-2002) was a lyricist, librettist, screenwriter, and performer. Working with his lifelong writing partner, Betty Comden, Green co-authored the books and lyrics to some of the most important works of musical theater and film. From the description of Adolph Green papers, 1944-2002. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468166 Adolph Green was born in the Bronx, New York on December 2, 1915. After a brief stint ...

Rigby, Harry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tt8vcv (person)

Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p84n1m (person)

Composer, conductor, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Lehman Engel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597833 ...

Vacha, John

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tx5rjr (person)

Chodorov, Jerome

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xk955s (person)

Jerome Chodorov (1911-2004) was an American playwright, librettist and director. Born in New York City to Harry and Lena (Simmons) Chodorov, Jerome attended George Washington High School and then began his writing career as a journalist in the 1930s. By 1942 he had written at least seven plays or screenplays. Following a three-year hiatus from 1942 to 1945, during which time he served as a captain in the United States Air Force, he returned to writing, producing plays, s...

Kroll, Lucy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64x62h6 (person)

Literary and talent agent. From the description of Lucy Kroll papers, 1908-1998 (bulk 1950-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982679 Lucy Kroll was the owner of the Lucy Kroll Agency which was a theatrical management organization for stage and motion picture stars during the latter part of the 20th century. Lillian Gish was one of the many clients of the agency, as well as a friend of Lucy Kroll and her family. From the guide to the Correspondence from Lilli...

Rodgers, Richard, 1902-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wx4fgc (person)

Herlie, Eileen

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sk49fw (person)

Kober, Arthur, 1900-1975

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c54k0h (person)

Francis, Arlene

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65d9xwr (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Arlene Francis : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565459 ...

Comden, Betty

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mk6jvc (person)

Betty Comden, part of the successful team of Comden and Green, collaborated as a lyricists with Adolph Green from 1938 until the his death in 2002. Betty Comden was born in 1919 in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from New York University, she began her career as a performer and writer in a cabaret act called The Revuers . Adolph Green was born in 1915 in the Bronx, New York. After a short career on Wall Street, Mr. Green joined The Revuers in 1938 and the Comden and Green team was formed. C...

Ionesco, Eugene

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s59gwj (person)

Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fx7qvq (person)

Joan Crawford, actress. From the description of Joan Crawford scrapbooks, 1925-1960, microform. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517687 From the guide to the Joan Crawford scrapbooks, [microform.], 1925-1960, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Joan Crawford was a film star whose career spanned five decades, from silent films onward, and who worked in many genres including drama, musicals, comedy, Westerns, and horror films, ...

Merrick, David, 1911-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67r1pjd (person)

Resnik, Regina, 1922-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zw5f9s (person)

Lieberson, Goddard, 1911-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bk4g6s (person)

Hart, Moss, 1904-1961

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ns0sjb (person)

Director, theatre owner/operator, writer, producer and performer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [195-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923811 ...

Furness, Betty, 1916-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64871fq (person)

Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p84n1m (person)

Composer, conductor, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Lehman Engel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597833 ...

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j38s5m (person)

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...

Wouk, Herman, 1915-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66973rj (person)

American author. From the description of Manuscripts, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602658 Author. From the description of Papers of Herman Wouk, 1931-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132672 Herman Wouk (1915- ) is an American author of novels and plays. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1952 for The Caine Mutiny. From the guide to the Herman Wouk papers, 1951-1953, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives ...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62v2fwv (person)

Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Weidman, Jerome, 1913-1998

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6891894 (person)

Epithet: playwright and novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x000274 Jewish American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and essayist; also author of screenplays and creator of the television series "The Reporter." Best known for I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE and the Pulitzer Prize-winning FIORELLO! From the description of Papers, 1934-1990. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Cente...

Robbins, Warren M.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65d96sq (person)

Gorme, Eydie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vh96xr (person)

Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nk40gc (person)

Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000384 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, Martinon took composition with A...

Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6542qsh (person)

New York State Attorney General, United States Congressman and Senator from New York State. From the description of Papers, 1948-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122468583 Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Jacob K. Javits : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527633 From the description of Reminiscences of Jacob K. Javits : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of Ne...

Harold Rome

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pd5s68 (person)

Harold Jacob ("Hecky") Rome was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on May 27, 1908. His education included a B.A. from Yale College (1929), studies at the Yale Law School (1929-1930), a B.F.A. from the Yale School of Architecture (1934), and courses at the Yale Schools of Art and Music. He played piano in the Yale orchestra, making four trips to Europe with the group, and supported himself by playing with dance bands and for dance classes. This period also saw the birth of Rome's intere...

Lane, Burton, 1912-1997

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hq42c0 (person)

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...

Rittman, Trude

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cc2x1d (person)

The ballet Charade was composed by Trude Rittman based on American songs and social dances popular in the epoch of 1895-1910 incl. melodies of Stephen Foster & Louis Moreau Gottschalk. It was written for the American Ballet Caravan and was first performed in New York at the St. James Theater on December 26, 1939 with choreography by Lew Christensen. From the description of Adagio / [Trude Rittman]. [1939]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 227108254 ...

Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z899sq (person)

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...

Segáll, Bernardo.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64589z3 (person)

Kazan, Elia

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k07gb1 (person)

American film director. From the description of Carbon copy of a typed letter : place not specified, to Darryl [Zanuck], undated [1952 Jan. or Feb.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778505876 American film producer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to [John Steinbeck], undated [1948]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777247890 From the description of Preservation photocopy of a typed letter : place not specified, to John Stein...

Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63x86xp (person)

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 ...

Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6np2h68 (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 39101 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000371 ...

Gershwin, Ira, 1896-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xn0qr9 (person)

Carlyle, Kitty, 1915-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68s8wfv (person)

Chasins, Abram, 1903-1987

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6th8pd4 (person)

Revised 1937. First performance of revised version by the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, New York, April 7, 1938, John Barbirolli, conducting, the composer at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piano concerto no. 2 : in F♯ minor / Abram Chasins. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42693718 American pianist, composer, writer, and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed and Typewritte...

Sardi, Vincent, 1915-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62k932v (person)

Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sj1z64 (person)

Grauer, Ben

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mk6f9z (person)

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...

Foote, Horton

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n01h5j (person)

Horton Foote, playwright. From the description of The day Emily married : typescript, 2004. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79467997 ...

De Mille, Agnes

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tc38xm (person)

Agnes George de Mille was born in New York City, September 18, 1905, daughter of film producer, William de Mille and Anna (George) de Mille, daughter of economist Henry George. When Agnes was nine years old the family moved to Hollywood where her uncle, Cecil B. de Mille, was a motion picture director. Agnes entered university at age sixteen graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in English. Although she began dancing in her early teens, it was not ...

Drake, Alfred, 1914-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k777sc (person)

Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68h0np9 (person)

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 ...

Berlin, Irving, 1888-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m73wrk (person)

Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6542kxn (person)

Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631775 From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419126 From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In th...

Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6891w4b (person)

Arthur Schwartz, composer. Dorothy Fields, lyricist. Betty Smith and George Abbott, librettists. Betty Smith, novelist. David Ives, concert adaptation. From the description of A tree grows in Brooklyn : typescript, 2005. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468106 Songwriter, producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Schwartz : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608352 Rob...

Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6031tr1 (person)

Rome, Florence

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68h22sc (person)