Miscellaneous sheet music collection, 1879-1934 (bulk 1902-1930)

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Miscellaneous sheet music collection, 1879-1934 (bulk 1902-1930)

Miscellaneous sheet music collection, 1879-1934 (bulk 1902-1930)

Consists of sheet music of songs from American musical shows and operettas--mainly from the early 1900s--by artists such as Irving Berlin, Emmerich Kalman, Franz Lehar, the Gershwins, Rudolf Friml, Sigmund Romberg, Rodgers and Hart, and others.

12.00 cu. ft. (12 cartons)

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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 ...

Kálmán, Imre, 1882-1953

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Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

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Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific. From the guide to the Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Compos...

Gershwin, Ira

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Biographical Note 1872? Moishe Gershovitz (later, Morris Gershovitz, then Gershvin, and finally, Gershwin) born in St. Petersburg, Russia. He immigrates to New York in the early 1890s. George will describe him as "a very easy-going, humorous philosopher who takes things as they come." 1875 or 1876 Rosa (later, Rose) Bruskin...

Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951

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Sigmund Romberg, prolific American composer and conductor of Hungarian birth, born Nagykanizsa, July 29, 1887; died New York, Nov. 9, 1951 who wrote over 70 operettas and 2,000 songs. From the description of Sigmund Romberg collection 1918-1950 1920-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130015 ...

Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972

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Charles Rudolf Friml was born on Dec. 7, 1879 in Prague, Czechoslovakia; studied composition with Antonín Dvořák and piano with Josef Jiránek at the Prague Conservatory (1900-3); was accompanist for the violinist Jan Kubelík on tours of Europe and the US (1900-6); settled in the US in 1906, performing his First piano concerto with Walter Damrosch and the New York Symphony Orchestra; gained a reputation for his keyboard improvisations, character pieces, lyrical salon dances, etudes, violin a...

Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948

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Austrian composer of operettas, including "The Merry Widow." Born in Hungary. From the description of Franz Lehar calling card [manuscript], 1914 Jun 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 301965214 Austrian composer and conductor of Hungarian origin. From the description of Autograph note on his visiting card, dated : [Vienna, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873500 From the description of Autograp...

Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

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...