Found 62 collections related to Singers

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
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... more
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
Music Division | JOB 92-50
12 items
Enrico Caruso was an Italian tenor connected with the Metropolitan Opera (N.Y.) after 1902. 3 telegrams (1919-1920), 2 letters regarding concert arrangements (1920), material relating to 4 insurance policies (1919-1920) including lists of jewels... more
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
Lashanska, Hulda
Music Division | JPB 93-2
The Hulda Lashanska Papers represent the life and career of Hulda Lashanska, a soprano concert recitalist.
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.
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
Prokofiev, Lina, 1897-
Music Division | JOB 91-57
1 item
Lina Prokofiev was a Spanish singer whose stage name was Lina Llubera and whose real name was Carlina Codina. In 1923 she was married to Sergey Prokofiev, a Russian composer. ALS, signed "Linette P." Mrs. Prokofiev writes aboard the S.S.... 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
Kazan, Lainie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | -Mss 1998-023
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Actor-singer Lainie Kazan has had a wide-ranging career performing in musical theatre, jazz clubs, television and film. These papers document some moments of her career up until 1998.
Sylva, Marguerita
Music Division | JPB 93-142
34 items
Marguerita Sylva (1875-1957) was a mezzo-soprano and actress on whose business stationery for "Sylva Management" in New York is printed "The World's Greatest Carmen.". In 23 ALS and 2 postcards, Marguerita Sylva's salutations progress from "Dear... 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
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Music Division | JPB 93-95
27 items
Rosa Ponselle was an American soprano. Kenneth Miller was a violinist who lived in Lawrence, Kansas. 19 ALS (many signed "Mel") and 1 greeting card from Rosa Ponselle to Ken Miller ; 1 ALS to "Kenneth, Rosa & Edith" from Stuart Ross [?] ; 4... more
Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club)
Music Division | JPB 11-15
8.69 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club) is an organization made up of distinguished New York City musicians and music lovers that organizes dinners and chamber concerts for its members, supports young artists, and honors notable musicians. The... more
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Music Division | JPB 90-30
The Rosa Ponselle Papers document the career of one of the most noted 20th century American soprano opera singers, and covers her beginnings in vaudeville, her Metropolitan Opera career (1918-1937), her teaching activities, her adminstrative... more
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.
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.
Mudd, Aloysius I. (Aloysius Ignatius), 1844-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1951-001
The Mudd Collection consists of correspondence, writings, reviews, clippings, programs, theatrical portraits and one scrapbook documenting all forms of performance and popular entertainment in Washington, D.C.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Music Division | JOB 91-13 (Locked case)
1 item
Charles Gounod was a French composer. Sapho, his first opera, was first performed in 1851. His best known opera is Faust. The letter, beginning "Cher Enfant," is written to an unnamed young singer. Gounod congratulates her for the opportunity of... more
Reichmann, Theodor, 1849-1903
Music Division | JOB 91-19
1 item
Theodor Reichmann was a German baritone. Reichmann requests permission to sing in Pest on the "second holiday" and compliments the recipient on his conducting of Siegfried. The letter may have been written to Gustav Mahler, German composer and... 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.
Phillipps, Adelaide, 1833-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2406
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Adelaide Phillipps (1833-1882) was an English-born opera singer who sang contralto roles in the U.S. and Europe. Collection consists of letters, mainly to Mrs. Gordon Lester Ford, dealing chiefly with Phillipps's career and travels.
Hill, William J
Music Division | JPB 97-64
1 item
Terms for William J. Hill to perform for 3 months as a tenor in California in the operas, operettas and pieces in the Richings Repertoire, and for his wife Kate to sing such singing parts as Maguire shall direct.
McCorkle, Susannah
Music Division | JPB 06-3
30 linear feet (63 boxes)
Susannah McCorkle (1946-2001) was an important American jazz / pop singer as well as a talented writer. Her papers consist of her writings, correspondence, business and personal papers, scores, concert programs, clippings, publicity material,... more
Symphony of the New World (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 171
4.58 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Symphony of the New World was founded in 1964 by an interracial committee of professional musicians to provide opportunities for minorities, particularly black and Puerto Rican musicians, who were being discriminated against by the major... more
Bloecher, Ted
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5984
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ted Bloecher (1929- ) is a retired actor and member of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. His papers (1950-2000) consist of correspondence, personal journals, a memoir and other writing, theatre memorabilia, and his New York City Gay Men's Chorus... 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
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
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
1.96 linear feet (6 boxes)
Trinidadian actor and singer Edric Connor was instrumental in introducing Afro-American and Caribbean music and theater to British audiences. Pearl Connor was an actress and manager of the Pearl Connor Agency, a talent agency which represented... more