The Benny Goodman Papers 1910-1992, inclusive


The Benny Goodman Papers 1910-1992, inclusive

Musical arrangements, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials relating to Benny Goodman (1909-1986), the clarinetist and band leader. At present, only the arrangements are described in this register.

129 boxes (106 linear ft.)



SNAC Resource ID: 6352777

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Jenkins, Cliff (person)

Murrow, Edward R. (Edward Roscoe), 1908-1965 (person)

Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965), born Egbert Roscoe Murrow, was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys. After the war, in December 1945 Murrow an offer to become a vice president of the CBS network and head o...

South, Harry (person)

Burke, Sonny, 1914-1980 (person)

Big band leader and arranger during the 1940's and 1950's. From the description of Sonny Burke papers, 1949-1951 and undated [195-?] (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 35199576 1914, March 22 Born Joseph Francis Burke in Scranton, Pennsylvania 1937 Graduated from Duke University ...

Carter, Jimmy, 1924- (person)

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...

O'Farrill, Chico, 1921-2001 (person)

Bellson, Louis (person)

Wasserman, Lew (person)

Casey, Gene (person)

Fontaine, Bill (person)

Hood, Bill (person)

Brant, Henry, 1913-2008 (person)

Composed 1933. First performance, New School for Social Research, New York, Oct. 16, 1933, American Chamber Orchestra, Bernard Hermann, conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lyric piece / Henry Brant. 1933. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43284603 Composed 1945. In memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dedication : in memory of a great man / Henry Brant. 1945. (Fr...

Stegmeyer, Bill, 1916-1968 (person)

Foster, Frank (person)

Kincaide, Deane (person)

Stewart, Slam (person)

Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981 (person)

Jazz pianist, arranger, and composer in Durham (Durham Co.), N.C. Died May 28, 1981. From the description of Terry Sanford [music manuscript] 1979. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 53905922 ...

Caligan, Woody (person)

Schutt, Arthur (person)

Van Eps, Fred, 1878-1960 (person)

Newman, Joe (person)

Hensel, Wes (person)

Templeton, Alec, 1910-1963 (person)

Composed originally for piano, 1936. Transcribed 1936. First broadcast performance Chicago, December 1938, Benny Goodman conductor. First concert performance New York, 15 January 1939, members of the New York Philharmonic, Henry Brant conductor, Benny Goodman soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Bach goes to town / Alec Templeton ; symphonic arrangement by Henry Brant. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56024505 ...

Conniff, Ray, 1916-2002 (person)

Landers, Ann (person)

Esther Pauline Lederer (b. 1918; nee Friedman; nicknamed Eppie) became the advice columnist Ann Landers in 1954 for the Chicago Sun-Times. Her column's topics included sexuality, marital roles and family relationships, divorce, drugs and alcoholism, and ethical issues. It eventually was syndicated in over 1100 newspapers. In 1987, she left the Sun-Times, taking the column with her to the Chicago Tribune, where she remained its primary author until 2000. From the description of Ann La...

Fisher, Avery F. (person)

Byers, Billy (person)

Thant, U, 1909-1974 (person)

Alexander, Jeff (person)

Biography Alexander was a founder of the Screen Composers of America; he wrote music for more than 40 feature films, starting with Shall We Dance (1937), and including The Mating Game, The Tender Trap, and Jailhouse Rock ; collaborated on several MGM musicals, including Gigi, Singin' In The Rain, and Kismet ; arranged music for various radio programs, including The Hit Parade, The Camel Hour, and The Lucky Strike hour; he was music director f...

Hunter, Frank (person)

Frank Hunter was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in the desert Southwest. He has an M.A. in communications from the University of Colorado and an M.F.A. in photography from Ohio University, where he was the John Cady Graduate Fellow in Fine Art. Hunter has taught at the university level for more than twenty years. His interest in photographic processes includes the technical process of exposure and development as well as the psychological and spiritual aspects of creating photog...

Durham, Eddie, 1906-1987 (person)

Eddie Durham, one of the most important Swing Era composer-arrangers, was born in San Marcos, Texas, on August 19, 1906. He was the son of Luella Rabb and Joseph Durham, Sr. Eddie and his brothers formed the Durham Brothers Orchestra in the early 1920s. According to Eddie he began as a professional musician at age ten and at eighteen he was with the 101 Ranch Brass Band. In 1926 he joined a jazz group and toured the Southwest before joining the Blue Devils in 1928. He moved to New York in 1934. ...

Tully, Alice, 1902-1993 (person)

Levinsky, Walt (person)

Wootten, Red (person)

Lee, Peggy, 1920- (person)

Homer, Ben (person)

Bassman, George, 1914-1997 (person)

White, Johnny (person)

Pierce, Nat (person)

Hyman, Dick, 1904-1995 (person)

Dick Hyman, composer and lyricist. Musical conceived by Ralph Allen and Michael Kidd from the book by Allen who also wrote some of the lyrics. Additional material by David Campbell. From the description of Honky tonk nights: typescript, 1983. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466863 ...

Beame, Abraham D. (Abraham David), 1906-2001 (person)

The Battle of Long Island (also known as the Battle of Brooklyn) occurred on August 27, 1776 in what is now the borough of Brooklyn, N.Y. The battle was the largest of the American Revolutionary War. It resulted in a victory for the British army and the retreat of the Continental Army through Manhattan and New Jersey into Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Battle of Long Island 200th anniversary proclamations, 1976, (Brooklyn Historical Society) ...

Abene, Mike (person)

Rockefeller, David, 1915-2017 (person)

David Rockefeller (born June 12, 1915, New York City – died March 20, 2017, Pocantico Hills, New York) was an American investment banker who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the oldest living member of the third generation of the Rockefeller family, and family patriarch from July 2004 until his death in March 2017. Rockefeller was the fifth son and youngest child of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and a grandson of John D. Rockef...

Norman, Fred (person)

Wayne, Chuck (person)

Prince, Bob (person)

Wilkinson, Ralph (person)

Childers, Buddy, 1926-2007 (person)

Brennan, Ted (person)

Roumanis, George (person)

Szathmary, Irving (person)

Irving Szathmary (1907-1983) was a composer, arranger and conductor who began his career in the big band era. He wrote arrangements for Benny Goodman and hosted his own radio show "Symphonie Moderne". Later, Szathmary became the musical director for shows such as the "Bill Dana Show," "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster," and "Get Smart." From the description of Irving Szathmary papers, 1958-1970. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 189157488 ...

Serkin, Peter, 1947- (person)

Diaz, Horace (person)

Potts, William F. (person)

Alexander, Lamar, 1940- (person)

Lamar Alexander was the Governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987, and the president of the University of Tennessee from 1988 to 1991. He served as Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993, and in 2003 he was elected as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee. From the description of Alexander, Lamar, 1940- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569252 ...

Ward, Helen, 1916- (person)

Jones, Hoyt (person)

Gould, Morton (person)

Composed 1934. First performance Jan. 2, 1936, Philadelphia, at a concert for Youth, by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chorale and fugue in jazz / by Morton Gould. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51998771 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist (b. Dec. 10, 1913 in New York; d. Feb. 21,1996 in Orlando, Florida). From the description of Morton G...

Hallenbeck, Ralph (person)

Newsom, Tommy (person)

Thomas P. "Tommy" Newsom (b. Feb. 25, 1929, in Portsmouth, Virginia; d. Apr. 28, 2007, in Portsmouth, Virginia) was a saxophonist, arranger, bandleader and composer. From the description of Tommy Newsom arrangements, 1947-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 69223764 Biographical Note Thomas P. “Tommy” Newsom was born in Portsmouth, Va., on February 25, 1929. He began playing the saxophone as a young boy and by the time h...

Bone, Red (person)

Reidy, Frank (person)

Golson, Benny (person)

Bassman, Sammy (person)

Elman, Ziggy (person)

Bunch, John (person)

Lanning, Frank (person)

Kirkpatrick, Don (person)

Villepigue, Paul (person)

Valentine, Jerry (person)

Karlin, Fred (person)

Fred Karlin, born in Chicago in 1936, was a composer and author. From 1958 to 1968 he was a composer and arranger for Radio City Music Hall, working with the orchestras of Benny Goodman, Harry James, and others. He was music director for the Meg Welles Quintet in 1962, and married Meg in 1963. In 1966 Karlin served as the executive director for the Historical Institute of American Music. From 1967-1997, Karlin wrote scores for motion pictures and for television, beginning with "Up the Down Stair...

Miller, Bill, 1955- (person)

Nelson, Oliver, 1861- (person)

McFarland, Gary (person)

Grove, Dick, 1927-1998 (person)

Rose, David (person)

Epithet: formerly of British Guiana British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001391.0x0003c4 Biography Rose was born in Malden, Massachusetts on March 10, 1910; BS, MA College of Art (1934); exhibited in one man and group exhibit shows; layout artist Walt Disney Studios (1936-40); served with Signal Corps, U.S. Army (1943-45); illustrator and designer at various film...

Ludlow, Ben (person)

White, Kevin H. (person)

Vreeland, Diana (person)

John Edward Heys was born in New Jersey on April 24, 1944. He moved to New York in 1967. Heys is an actor/performer who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light, the Cockettes, and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. Heys knew and worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam, Ethyl Eichelberger, Jackie Curtis, Cookie Mueller, Bill Vehr, Tomata du Plenty, and Gary Indiana Heys began his career as an usher then stage man...

Davis, Buster (person)

Buster Davis was an active musical director and vocal arranger for Broadway theatrical productions from the 1940s through the 1980s. He was educated at Princeton and later arranged and directed numerous productions composed by Jule Styne, including Funny Girl and Bells are Ringing. His musical Doctor Jazz, for which he wrote the music and lyrics and served as musical director and vocal arranger, had a short run on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in 1975. Mr. Davis ...

Stein, Ralph (person)

Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 (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. ...

James, Harry, 1916-1983 (person)

Clarinettist and bandleader. From the description of Autograph card signed, dated : [n.p.], 1969 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914788 James was a swing-era bandleader and trumpet player. After playing briefly with the Benny Goodman orchestra, he established his own band in 1939 and reached the height of his popularity in the mid-1940s. During the 1950s and 1960s, James played mainly in various Las Vegas lounges. He continued performing until shortly before his de...

Magaloff, Nikita (person)

Todd, Tommy (person)

Goodman, Thomas (person)

Hass, Don (person)

Carisi, Johnny (person)

Wilbur, Bob (person)