Lisner Auditorium records 1946-2005
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Pete Seeger (1919-2014) was an American folk singer and social activist. As a member of the Weavers, Seeger was often heard on the radio in the early 1950s, most notably on their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene". In the 1960s, Seeger re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture, workers' rights, and environmental causes. A prolific songwriter, his best-known songs include "Where Have ...
The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium was named for Abram Lisner, University Trustee (1909-17, 1919-38), who bequeathed money in his will for its construction. Abram Lisner was a merchant, philanthropist, and University Trustee. The cornerstone was laid in 1941 and construction completed in 1943. Lisner Auditorium was opened (for commercial use) in the fall of 1946 and for many years was the only sizeable facility of its kind in Washington. Lisner Auditorium is an important cultur...
Epithet: Secretary of Westminster Committee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000174.0x000348 ...
The Executive Vice President and Treasurer writes the yearly budget report for the Board of Trustees. From the description of Treasurers Office records, 1903-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 641695165 The University Marshal reports to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and oversees official functions at the University, such as commencements, the conferring of honorary degrees, opening convocation for the school year, and other special ceremonies. Robert...
Twyla Tharp is American modern dancer and choreographer. She was born 1 July 1941 in Portland, Indiana and grew up in Rialto, California. She attended Pomona College and received the Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College in 1963. As a child she studied ballet, tap, flamenco, baron twirling, acrobatics, and several musical instruments. While in California, she studied dance with Beatrice Collenette, Wilson Morelli, John Butler, Carmen de Lavallade, and at the Lester Horton stu...
Bill Monroe (1911-1984), Anglo-American mandolin player, singer, and songwriter known as the "Father of Bluegrass", from Rosine, Ky.; and his band, the Blue Grass Boys, featuring banjo player Earl Scruggs of Flint Hill, N.C. From the description of John Edwards memorial collection, 1940s. WorldCat record id: 27189199 Pioneer bluegrass performer. Born September 13, 1911. Died September 9, 1996. Full name: William Smith Monroe. Career active 1920s-1990s. Known as the Father of...