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Wieder, Gertrude
Music Division | JPB 14-10
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Gertrude Wieder (1893-1968) was an American contralto singer who performed in opera and solo recitals in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her scrapbook documents her career from 1920 to 1933.
Machado, Roger
Music Division | JPB 14-04
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Roger Machado was a pianist, composer, and conductor who served as musical director for the Spanish dancer José Greco from the 1950s until at least the 1970s. He also toured Europe as a concert pianist. The Roger Machado papers, dating from 1938... more
Ornest, Naomi
Music Division | JPB 14-08
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Naomi Ornest (d. 2007) was an opera singer active in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She was later an opera director and translator. Her husband, William Yokel, a writer, worked for the American Theatre Wing (ATW). The Naomi Ornest and William... more
Metropolitan Opera House (Organization : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Music Division | JPB 14-11
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s premiere opera companies for well over a century. Its series of live Saturday matinee radio broadcasts began in 1931, featuring host Milton Cross. The Metropolitan Opera radio scripts date from... more
Stratas, Teresa
Music Division | JPB 16-20
41.56 linear feet (86 boxes, 6 volumes, 2 tubes); 217.5 kb (9 computer files)
Teresa Stratas (born 1938) is a Canadian-born American soprano regarded as one of the greatest and most expressive opera actresses of all time. Her papers, dating from 1938 to 2016, document her life and career through letters, photographs,... more
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013
Music Division | JPB 15-65
56.13 linear feet (48 boxes, 37 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 6 tubes); 368.3 mb (267 computer files)
Regina Resnik (1922-2013) was an American soprano and mezzo-soprano vocalist, as well as an opera director. The Regina Resnik papers, dating from 1934 to 2013, document Resnik's life and career through correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks,... more