General correspondence, [ca. 1920]-1981.

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Lenya, Lotte, 1898-1981. General correspondence, [ca. 1920]-1981.

General correspondence, [ca. 1920]-1981.

Correspondents include Hesper Anderson, Maxwell Anderson, Quentin Anderson, George Antheil, Brooks Atkinson, W.H. Auden, British Broadcasting Corporation, Leonard Bernstein, Marc Blitzstein, Milton Caniff, Bertha Case, Columbia Records, Marlene Dietrich, Olin Downes, David Drew, Gottfried von Einem, Max Ernst, Ira Gershwin, Dag Hammarskjöld, Jack Horowitz, Anna Krebs, Vivien Leigh, Caspar Neher, Rex Reed, Beverly Sills, Richard Siemanowski, Barbra Streisand, Hendrik Van Loon, and Herman Wouk.

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