Found 62 collections related to Singers

Kolodin, Irving, 1908-1988
Music Division | JPB 06-40
77 linear feet (157 boxes)
The Irving Kolodin Papers document the career of Irving Kolodin, music critic, author of several books and teacher at the Juilliard School. The collection dates from 1844 to 1986. In addition to Kolodin’s papers, dating from 1915-1986, there are... more
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.
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
Brady, S. William
Music Division | JPB 97-47
1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm; 1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm
Diary of operas seen during Brady's European trip in 1901. The longest section, on Germany, consists of mounted programs for and comments in ink about Der Barbier von Bagdad, Cavalleria Rusticana, Der Afrikanerin, Bastien und Bastienne, Der... 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
Monk, Meredith
Music Division | LPA Mss 2006-001
130 linear feet (300 boxes)
The Meredith Monk Archive documents the art of Meredith Monk and the history of The House Foundation For The Arts, Monk’s management and production company. The Archive contains correspondence, media clippings, concert programs, publicity... more
Ellis, Mary, 1900-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-017
13.625 linear feet (19 boxes
During her long life, Mary Ellis (1897-2003) was a successful singer and actress in opera, theatre, film, radio, and television. Working first in her native United States, then from the 1930s in her adopted home of England, she played dozens of... more
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
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.
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.
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.
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 219
18 linear feet (46 boxes)
Bertram Ross was the principal male dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company from 1957-1973. His later career was as a choreographer, teacher and singer. Materials include correspondence, photographs and clippings.
Marsh, Audrey, 1911-
Music Division | JPB 06-76
1.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The American singer Audrey Marsh had a successful career singing in performance and on commercial radio. Her papers contain correspondence, clippings, concert programs, journals, photographs and personal papers.
Post, Augustus, 1873-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2461
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Augustus Post (1873-1952) was a pioneer aviator, editor, author, and lecturer on aeronautics. He started ballooning in 1900 and was one of the first group of heavier-than-air pilots after the Wright brothers. He was a charter member of the Aero... 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
Stevenson, Charlotte
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-017
2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Charlotte Stevenson created numerous Judy Garland scrapbooks. This collection contains 13 scrapbooks referencing periods of Judy Garland's life and career. The scrapbooks hold original and reproduced press clippings, postcards, pamphlets,... 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.
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
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