Ivan Black papers, 1887-1979 (bulk 1937-1978)
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Thelonious Sphere Monk (/θəˈloʊniəs/, October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser", "Ruby, My Dear", "In Walked Bud", and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most-recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington. Monk's compositions and improvisations feature dissonances and angular melodic twi...
Actor and artist Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Seward Park High School and earned a B.A. in art from the City College of New York in 1935. After a series of jobs, he worked with the WPA art project teaching and lecturing at museums. His lectures were so entertaining that he was often booked at union halls, Catskills hotels, and various benefits. It was at one such event that radio director and producer Hyman Br...
SNCC was founded in 1960 at the close of the Raleigh Conference, held at Shaw University, Raleigh, NC. It was a meeting of Southern student sit-in leaders and northern student supporters. In May, 1960, the committee held its first meeting in Atlanta. SNCC was composed of representatives from 16 southern states and the District of Columbia. Its basic purpose was the coordination of activities within the civil rights movement. From the description of Collection, 1960-1961. (Swarthmore ...
Cuban composer. From the description of "1 Tres Miniaturas / Campanilla / Bell-flower / Lecuona / 1943 / N.Y." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919828 ...
Ivan Black (1903-1979) was a publicity agent in New York, from the early 1940s until his retirement in the mid-1970s, representing mainly nightclubs, theatrical productions, and entertainers. After receiving a bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1924, Black worked as an architect in New Jersey and Florida, and then as a journalist in Boston and Philadelphia. After moving to New York in 1932, he was a supervisor in the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers' Projec...
American motion picture producer. From the description of Philip Yordan papers, 1977-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553647 From the guide to the Philip Yordan papers, 1977-1978, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Philip Yordan, an Oscar-winning writer, died on March 24 in San Diego, his family said. He was 88. Although he was most active in movies, Mr. Yordan's breakthrough came on Broadway in the 1940's with his play ''Anna Lucasta.'' It was t...
Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation in the Library of Congress. Composed 1958. First performance Carnegie Hall, New York, 16 April 1959, Leonard Bernstein conductor, Maynard Ferguson trumpet soloist. Dedicated to the memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Titans : symphony no. 2 in C, op. 32 / William Russo. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53932415 ...
Arch Oboler (1907-1987) was a radio writer and producer during the first half of the twentieth century. He wrote and produced a number of popular radio shows during the 1930s and 1940s, including "Arch Oboler's Plays" (1939-1940, 1945), "Plays for Americans" (1942), "Everything for the Boys" (1944), and "Arch Oboler Special" (1945). From the description of "Arch Oboler's yesterday, today, and tomorrow" audio tapes, 1939-1945. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCa...