Found 5 collections related to Biographies

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Lourié, Arthur, 1892-1966
Music Division | JPB 92-61
3 linear feet
Chiefly music scores, including holographs, copyists' manuscripts, and published music. Besides scores, there are brief biographical sketches in Russian and English (JPB 92-61 no. 88) ; an essay by Lourié (Our march) on Russian futurism with some... more
Copeland, George, 1882-1971
Music Division | JPB 91-135
.6 cubic ft.
An American pianist, George Copeland introduced the works of Debussy to the United States and also specialized in the works of Spanish composers. His many friends and associates included John Singer Sargent, Mary Garden, Isadora Duncan, Mrs.... more
Viola, Renzo, 1889-1976
Music Division | JPB 92-60
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Renzo Viola, born Lorenzo Viola in Sicily in 1889, was a piano teacher and composer in New York City and in Lindenhurst, Long Island. He composed music for the silent movie, The Trifling Woman ; invented an educational toy piano named Alice in... more
Lillie, Beatrice, 1894-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-012
37.8 linear feet (75 boxes)
Beatrice Lillie, comedienne, actress, singer and author, was born May 29, 1894 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Beatrice Lillie papers consist of 37.8 linear feet spanning the 1910s to the 1990s. The collection consists of correspondence,... more
Miller, Flournoy E., 1886-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | MssCol 20858
1.3 linear feet (4 archival boxes)
Flournoy Miller (1889-1971) was an actor, comedian, playwright, lyricist and producer. Collection contains personal papers that include biographical information and correspondence; professional papers, including contracts, memberships, writings... more