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Found 11 collections related to Sopranos (Singers)

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Moore, Grace, 1898-1947
Music Division | JPB 97-45
13 items
Grace Moore was an American soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and other opera houses. She married Valetin Parera in 1931 and was also known as Grace Moore Parera. She died in an airplane crash near Copenhagen. Includes letters informing... more
Lashanska, Hulda
Music Division | JPB 93-2
The Hulda Lashanska Papers represent the life and career of Hulda Lashanska, a soprano concert recitalist.
Ribla, Gertrude
Music Division | JPB 06-53
4.19 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Gertrude Ribla Papers document the performing and teaching career of the American-born and trained opera singer through clippings, photographs, programs, publicity materials, and scrapbooks. Ribla, who entered the field of international opera... more
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955
Music Division | JOB 91-45
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Frieda Hempel (1885-1955) was a German soprano with the Metropolitan Opera. William B. Kahn (1882-1971) was a New York City business man and political writer who married Hempel in 1918, and who continued to serve as Hempel's business manager after... 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
Bradley, Lillian E
Music Division | JPB 06-24
2.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lillian E. Bradley was a singer, entertainer, and producer. This collection consists of Bradley's photographs, one scrapbook of recital programs and thank you letters from various groups she entertained, and one folder of loose clippings,... more
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
Brooks, Patricia, 1933-1993
Music Division | JPB 09-4
3.07 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Patricia Brooks papers (1867, 1897-2009) document the professional vocal career of the artist, focusing on her operatic performances. The papers contain professional and personal correspondence; reproductions of photographs documenting her... more
Freund, Marya, 1876-1966
Music Division | JOB 91-30
1.66 linear feet (6 boxes)
60 items of correspondence from Arnold and Gertrud Schoenberg to Marya Freund ; 121 items of correspondence from other musicians concerning performances of Schoenberg's works ; 31 programs and brochures, all with works of Schoenberg and all... more
Horne, Marilyn
Music Division | JPB 19-05
87 linear feet (175 boxes)
Marilyn Berneice "Jackie" Horne (b. 1934) is one of America's most famous operatic mezzo-sopranos. The Marilyn Horne Score Collection contains scores used during her career as a versatile performer and teacher. The collection also holds some... more
Music Division | JOB 20-05
6.68 linear feet (16 boxes)
Glass negatives of opera singers, conductors, composers, instrument makers, and musical sites created and arranged by the Music Division.