Found 48 collections related to Singers

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Verrett, Shirley
Music Division | JPB 97-48
1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm; 1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm
Shirley Verrett is an African-American mezzo-soprano and soprano ; Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto.
Weiss, Karel
Music Division | JPB 91-110
34 items
Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. Her pupil Karel Weiss, of Baltimore, was 20 years old in 1947. 12 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Karel Weiss, 1947-1954; 2 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Weiss's mother, 1948 and 1956; 1 TL from Eva Gauthier... more
Connor, Edric, 1913-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 260
3.8 linear feet
Trinidadian actor and singer. Connor was instrumental in introducing Afro-American and Caribbean music and theater to British audiences. Pearl Connor is an actress and manager of the Pearl Connor Agency, a talent agency which represented African,... more
Farrar, Geraldine, 1882-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 978
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Geraldine Farrar (1882-1967) was an American opera singer. Collection consists of letters from Farrar to Lawrence Eyre and his wife Alice, chiefly reminiscing about colleagues, events and personal matters.
Roberts, Joan, 1917-2012
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-012
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Actress and singer, Joan Roberts, the original Laurey in OKLAHOMA (1943) was born in New York City and began her career on the stage as a child. She appeared in over 25 musicals on Broadway and on tour (1941-1950), was seen on television in the... more
Potter, Howard E
Music Division | JPB 91-37
30 items
Howard E. Potter, who died in 1961 at age 84, promoted concerts in the United States for musicians and theatre personalities. Correspondence received by Mr. Potter; and clippings. Correspondents include: Geraldine Farrar, Elsie Janis, Rafael... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 91-42
24 items
Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. John Edmunds was an American composer, 1 of 10 who collaborated in A Garland for Eva Gauthier, 1948. 12 ALS, chiefly on paper printed with the address Hotel Thirty-Three, 33 W. 51st St, New York... more
Mercer, Mabel, 1900-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 341
18.6 linear feet
Singer, song sylist, nightclub entertainer. Papers consist of personal papers including naturalization and immigration documents, correspondence with her husband, Kelsey Pharr, family papers and fan mail. Professional papers include contracts,... more
Mercer, Mabel, 1900-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 536
2.5 linear feet
Singer, song stylist, nightclub entertainer. Collection consists of articles, in-depth interviews and profiles, publicity flyers, programs, and a scrapbook.
Brenner, Janis
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 424
1.22 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Janis Brenner papers date from 1960 to 2012 and document her career as a dancer, singer, choreographer, and dance company leader. The collection includes promotional material; photographs; clippings; correspondence; and files pertaining to her... more
Gee, Amanda
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-017
6.68 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Amanda Gee collection of Liza Minnelli and Judy Garland ephemera contains photographs, periodicals, clippings, and printed material about the two American entertainers.
Hildegarde, 1906-2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ26127-131
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes); 41 scrapbooks
Hildegarde Loretta Sell was born in Wisconson on February 1, 1906. Known professionally as "Hildegarde," Miss Sell became a successful caberet and cafe singer. She was also a pianist and an actress. Hildegarde made her first recording on October... more
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Cooper
1.4 linear feet (1 archival box, 3 flat boxes)
The records contain personal and professional papers comprised of biographical materials, letters, writings, programs, music, a scrapbook and miscellaneous items. The Personal Papers consist of various forms of identification, letters and an... more
Randolph, David
Music Division | JPB 11-16
13.35 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 tube, 1 other item)
Conductor, radio host, and music educator David Randolph (1914-2010) was an active member of the New York classical music community. He served as musical director of the Randolph Singers, the Masterwork Chorus, and The St. Cecilia Chorus and was a... more
Schechter, Scott, 1961-2009
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-108
10.1 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 tube)
Scott Schechter was a Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli historian. He was an author and producer, devoting many years to researching the careers of Judy Garland and her daughter Liza Minnelli and in the process became an authority on their lives.
Eves, Samuel Russell
Music Division | JPB 14-09
.75 linear feet (3 boxes); 56.32 kb (1 computer files)
Samuel Russell Eves (1903-1997) was a composer, vocalist, voice teacher, and multi-instrumentalist. The Samuel Russell Eves papers, dating from 1925 to 1998, contain scores for over 70 compositions by Eves.
Morrow, Doretta
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-019
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Doretta Morrow was an American actress and singer, best known for creating roles in the classic musicals The King and I and Kismet. The Doretta Morrow papers contain photographs, programs, telegrams, clippings, reviews, a diploma, and two... more
Hamlin, George, 1869-1923
Music Division | JPB 87-34
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
George Hamlin (1868-1923) was an American tenor. His daughter, Anna (1900-1988), was a soprano and voice instructor. The George and Anna Hamlin papers, dating from 1868 to 1983, document the careers of both vocalists through clippings, diaries,... more
Burian, Grayce S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-045
2.18 linear feet (6 boxes)
Aileen Stanley was a popular singer and vaudeville performer active from the 1900s through the 1930s. The Grayce Burian collection of Aileen Stanley materials (1898-1983) was assembled by Burian in the preparation of a biography of Stanley. The... more
Aarons Family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-021
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Aarons Family papers (circa 1870-1979) mainly document the career of the producer Alfred E. Aarons, as well as his family life with the vocalist Leila Hughes and their children. A small amount of papers pertains to Alfred's children: Ruth... more
Irving, Val
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-030
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Val Irving (circa 1909-1995) was a vocalist and artist manager. The Val Irving papers, dating from 1928 to 1987, document Irving's performance and management careers through photographs and clippings.
Thomas, Fred, -2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 696
9 linear feet (19 boxes, 5 volumes)
Fred Thomas ( - 2001) was a baritone vocalist. In addition to performing, he was active in the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM), serving as the association's treasurer for many years. The Fred Thomas papers, dating from 1931 to 1998,... more
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935
Music Division | JPB 91-94
75 linear feet
Marcella Sembrich was a Polish born coloratura soprano who sang leading roles in European and American opera during her highly successful career. From 1898 to 1909 she was a regular member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York. She continued... more
Norman, Gertrude, d. 1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2256
Papers of soprano Marcia Van Dresser (1880-1937) and her secretary and companion Gertrude Norman. Consists chiefly of letters they received from prominent figures in the performing arts, 1895-1956, as well as photographs, playbills, clippings, and... more
Nelson, Portia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-039
5.53 linear feet (13 boxes)
Portia Nelson (1920-2001) was an American singer, actress, songwriter and author. Her performing career was primarily in cabaret and recordings, but she also appeared in film and stage musicals. She also wrote songs, musicals, poems, and the... more
Gray, Nadja, 1923-1994
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-007
5.66 linear feet (9 boxes, 14 volumes)
Nadia Gray (1923-1994) was a twentieth century Romanian actress who worked in European theatre and film from the late 1940s to the late 1960s, when she moved to New York and performed as a cabaret singer. She is most remembered for performing a... more
Cooper, Marilyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-013
7.3 linear feet (19 boxes)
Marilyn Cooper (1934-2009) was a Tony Award winning American actress working primarily in theatre and television from the mid-1950s to the late 1990s. The Marilyn Cooper papers document Cooper's professional life with scripts, photographs,... more
Pressler, Glenn
Music Division | JPB 14-02
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Glenn Pressler (1915-1990), a bass-baritone vocalist, performed as a soloist or in choruses in New York City in the 1940s and early 1950s. In the 1970s and 1980s, he worked at Herbert Barrett Management, where he managed the careers of the... more
Tracy, Arthur, 1899-1997
Music Division | LPA Mss 2005-002
35.03 linear feet (24 boxes)
This collection contains materials related to Arthur Tracy’s radio, stage, and film career as the Street Singer. Materials include correspondence, manuscript and sheet music, photographs, and posters. There is little personal material.
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017
Music Division | JPB 07-6
84.67 linear feet (172 boxes)
The Roberta Peters Collection contains office files, photographs, programs, clippings, datebooks and diaries, scrapbooks, scores and audio/video recordings documenting every phase of her long career at the Metropolitan Opera and beyond.