The Kay Swift Papers 1894-1993 (inclusive)

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The Kay Swift Papers, 1894-1993 (inclusive)

The Kay Swift Papers 1894-1993 (inclusive)

Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer Kay Swift (1897-1993)

26 boxes (15 linear feet)

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World's Fair (1964-1965: New York)

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Waugh, Alec, 1898-

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Gershwin, Ira, 1896-

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Century 21 Exposition 1962 Seattle, Wash.

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World's fair. 1962. From the description of Century 21 Exposition records, 1957-1963 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123949294 ...

Hubbard, Faye.

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Short, Bobby

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Burke, Joe

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Mercer, Johnny, 1909-

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Warburg, James P. (James Paul), 1896-1969

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American banker. From the description of Renascent Nazi propaganda in Switzerland : the myth of Sidney Warburg : typescript, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122388271 Banker. From the description of Reminiscences of James Paul Warburg : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728199 Biographical/Historical Note American banker. From th...

Swift, Gertrude H.

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Stern, Alfred

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Henley, W. E.

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Berger, Leon

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Skinner, Cornelia, Otis, 1901-1979

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With Cornelia Otis Skinner as Mary and Roland Young as William. From the description of William and Mary : radio scripts, 1943 September 30 to 1944 March 23. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122648049 Cornelia Otis Skinner was an American writer, monologist, and actress. Born on either May 30, 1899 or 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, Skinner was the daughter of actors Otis Skinner and Maud Durbin. Skinner attended Bryn Mawr College, but left during her sophomor...

Hart, Moss, 1904-1961

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

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...

Dunne, Irene, 1904-

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Myers, Henry.

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Bradshaw, Jon

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Dekker, Thomas

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x00013b ...

March, Fredric, 1897-

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Gagliano, April.

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Galloway, Hunter.

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Bennett, Robert Russell, 1974

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Composed 1931. First performance Rochester, 9 December 1932, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto grosso : for small dance band and symphony orchestra / Robert Russell Bennett ; in the form of "Sketches from an American Theatre." [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886632 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From th...

Balanchine, George

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Ballet dancer and ballet and theater choreographer; the major ballet figure in the twentieth century. From the description of Correspondence and contracts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533853 George Balanchine (1904-1983) was a Russian-American dancer and choreographer. In 1921 he graduated from the Theatre School in Petrograd. He left Russia in 1924, and the same year he was engaged by Serge Diaghilev as a choreographer for his company Ballet...

Lane, Burton

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Beaudry, Ralph.

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Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993

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Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...

Green, Johnny, 1908-1989

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Conductor, arranger, and composer Johnny Green, Harvard AB 1928, achieved early fame as a songwriter and orchestra leader in the 1920s and 1930s. Among his most well known original compositions are such songs as Body and soul; Out of nowhere; and I cover the waterfront. Beginning in 1942, he served for the next three decades as music director for several Hollywood motion picture studios, chiefly Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. In the course of his career, he won Academy Awards for his work orchestrating, a...

Levin, Kay W.

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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...

MacDermott, Galt

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Levant, Oscar

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Pianist, composer, and writer. From the description of Printed renewal option with typed details, between Oscar Levant and Anna Sosenko, signed by both : [New York?], 1945 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270916053 ...

Logan, Joshua.

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Biographical Note 1908, Oct. 5 Born, Texarkana, Tex. 1927 Diploma, Culver Military Academy,Culver, Ind. 1927 1931 Attended Princeton University,Princeton, N.J. ...

Sondheim, Stephen

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Company originally opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre on April 26, 1970, and ran until Jan. 1, 1972. From the description of Company a musical comedy / music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by George Furth 1995. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 709905537 In Nov. 1999 a staged reading of an earlier version of this material was presented at New York Theatre Workshop under the title Wise guys, featuring Nathan Lane and Victor Garber. The title Gold! had...

Penn, William

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 305 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x0000cb Epithet: of Add MS 32096 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x0000be Epithet: of Add MS 37208 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x...

Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977

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American singer. From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Harry Ruby, 1964 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080707 From the description of Bing Crosby autograph letter to Joe Roddy, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080729 From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Look magazine, 1944 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080749 Although Bing Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane, he was more interested in playi...

Peale, Norman Vincent

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Whitney, John Hay

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John Hay Whitney John Hay Whitney was born into one of the most prominent American families of the twentieth century; widely known for their interests in business, government, publishing, entertainment, philanthropy, horse racing and breeding, and fine art collecting. He was the second child of Payne and Helen Hay Whitney and born in Ellsworth, Maine, on August 17, 1904, while his parents were summering with Clara Stone Hay (mother to Helen Hay Whitney). Mr. Whitney was ...

Stires, Ernest.

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Davis, Sheila

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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...

Korall, Burt.

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Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996

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Ella Fitzgerald (b. April 25, 1917, Newport News, VA–d. June 15, 1996, Beverly Hills, CA) was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. After tumultuous teenage years, Fitzgerald found stability in musical success with the Chick Webb Orchestra, performing across the country, but...

Shilkret, Nathaniel, 1895-

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Johnstone, Arthur Edward, 1860-1944

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Scherman, Thomas.

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Thomas Kielty Scherman, American conductor, was born on February 12, 1917. He was a son of Harry Scherman, founder and president of the Book-of-the-Month Club. He attended Columbia University and then studied piano with Isabelle Vengerova and conducting with Carl Bamberger and Otto Klemperer, whose assistant he became in conducting a chamber orchestra composed of European refuges at the New School for Social Research in New York (1939-1941). He subsequently served in the U.S. Army (1939-1941), r...

Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was an American composer. During the years 1964 and 1965 Copland wrote, conducted, narrated, and hosted a series of twelve television programs entitled Music in the 20s = Music in the Twenties. The transcripts described in this collection were transcribed from filmed interviews recorded live at the WGBH studios in Boston, Mass. between 1964 Nov. 11 and 1965 Jan. 26. These unedited, preliminary tape recordings later formed the basis of the series...

Jessye, Eva A.

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McClusky, J.

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Bricusse, Leslie.

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Hughes, Alice

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Donald, Peter.

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Swift, Gertrude Horton Dorr.

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Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924

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Composed 1884-85. First performance Stuttgart, 8 December 1885, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 1st concerto for violoncello, op. 8 / by Victor Herbert. [1965?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50216538 Victor Herbert (1859-1924) cellist, co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), conductor and composer is best known as the composer of light operas such as Babes in Toyland...

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950

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Poet and author. From the description of Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992 (bulk 1900-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066360 American poet. From the description of ALS : Camden, Maine, to Eleanor Morgan Patterson, 1916 June 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442927 From the description of Photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay [manuscript], 1920 August. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812089 ...

Viggers, Ralph.

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Bach, Giovanni, 1892-

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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), composer of baroque music, organ technician, master of harpsicord, organ and violin, whose talents were largely unrecognised in his lifetime but have been celebrated ever since. From the guide to the Copy of Johann Sebastian Bach, Twenty Four Preludes and Fugues, c.1800, c.1800, (University of St Andrews) ...

Swift, Kay, 1897-1993

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Composer of "Can't we be friends" and other songs, friend and protegée of Gershwin. From the description of Autographed page of concert program : New York, to James Fuld, 1978 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910507 American musical theater composer. From the description of The Kay Swift papers, 1894-1993 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152168 Kay Swift (1897-1993) is known today primarily for her close assoc...

Bennett, Robert Russell

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Waring, Fred, 1900-1984

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Choral conductor and showman. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Robley Durham Stevens, 1938 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270920972 Music composer, arranger, conductor, and performer. From the description of Fred Waring scrapbooks, 1922-1984. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57482118 From the description of Fred Waring broadcasts, 1933-1957. (Pennsylvania State University Librarie...

Gluck, Christoph Willibald, 1714-1787

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From the opera in 2 acts with libretto by Marco Coltellini after a play by Carlo Sigismondo Capece. First performance Burg Theater, Vienna, 30 January 1765. This work was later used as the Overture to Armide (callno.: 4406).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture : Il Telemaco osia [sic] L'isola di Circe / Gluck. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49863952 18th century German opera composer. From the description of ...

McCloy, John J. (John Jay), 1895-1989

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McCloy, John Jay (1895-1989), U.S. administrator, born in Philadelphia, Pa.; president, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (1947-49); U.S. High Commissioner for West Germany, (1949-52); Assistant Secretary of War (1941-45); coordinator of the U.S. disarmament activities, (1961-63); founder Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; chairman Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation trustee; awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1963. From the description of Oral history i...

Rose, Billy, 1899-1966

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American lyricist. From the description of Autograph block of four postage stamps, each signed : [n.p.], [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270924811 ...

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 ...