Marie Powers papers, 1933-1965.


Powers, Marie (Rose Marie), 1902-1973. Marie Powers papers, 1933-1965.

Marie Powers papers, 1933-1965.

Scrapbooks; photograph album; photographs of Marie Powers in starring roles, autographed photographs of co-stars, personal photographs, and some negatives; bronze medallion; books, including one autographed by Helen Hayes; broadsides; playbills; programs; correspondence; clippings; and articles.

1 cubic ft.

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Powers, Marie (Rose Marie), 1902-1973. (person)

Marie Powers (Cornell University Class of 1924) was an operatic singer and actress. She was chosen by Arturo Toscanini for a series of Wagner operas at La Scala in Milan. After returning to the United States in 1940, she spent six years touring with the San Carlo Opera Company. In 1946 Gian Carlo Menotti chose her to play the lead in his opera THE MEDIUM. She also performed in plays, musicals, and other operas and operettas. From the description of Marie Powers papers, 1933-1965. (Co...

Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007 (person)

Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...