Papers, 1910-1953 (bulk 1936-1950).


Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004. Papers, 1910-1953 (bulk 1936-1950).

Papers, 1910-1953 (bulk 1936-1950).

Chiefly music scores by various arrangers that were played by his bands. Some scores of school songs are also present. Also numerous pieces of sheet music by composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Jerome Kern. Manuscripts include screen stories and personal notebooks. In addition to photographs of family members, friends, and musicians, there are some identified ones of Japanese works of art. Other files contain correspondence, miscellaneous financial records, and printed items. Among these are publicity articles and programs from theater and concert events, many from Carnegie Hall.

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Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 (person)

Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, IN; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty million Frenchmen (1929), Gay divorceĢ (1932), Anything goes (1934), Leave it to me (1938), DuBarry was a lady (1939), Kiss me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You do something to me, Night and day, I get a kick out of you, Anything goes, I love Paris, Let's do it, B...

Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004. (person)

American musician, a popular clarinet player, composer, arranger, and leader of a number of jazz bands. From the description of Papers, 1910-1953 (bulk 1936-1950). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 27959840 Band leader. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], 1994 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270913277 ...

Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

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Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (person)

Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was an American composer and lyricist whose work included numerous musical theater productions. From the guide to the Jerome Kern sheet music, 1904-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Jerome Kern, composer. Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, Otto Harbach, Johnny Mercer, Oscar Hammerstein II, and P.G. Wodehouse, lyricists. Jeffrey Hatcher, librettist. Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott, authors of s...

Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (person)

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...