Notated Music The Richard Rodgers collection

Format Notated Music
Contributors Music Division, Library of Congress
Dates 2006
Location Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects Catalogs
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Hammerstein, Oscar
Hart, Lorenz
Musical Sketches
Rodgers, Richard
The Richard Rodgers collection
Contributor Names
Music Division, Library of Congress (creator)
Created / Published
Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2006, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Rodgers, Richard -- 1902-1979
-  Hart, Lorenz -- 1895-1943
-  Hammerstein, Oscar -- 1895-1960
-  Musicals -- Catalogs
-  Musical sketches -- Catalogs
finding aid
-  Finding aid to The Richard Rodgers collection (1917-1980, bulk 1925-1979), in the Music Division, Library of Congress.
-  Composer Richard Rodgers, born on June 28, 1902, in New York City, is best known for the musicals he wrote with Lorenz Hart (e.g. A Connecticut Yankee, On your toes, The boys from Syracuse, and Pal Joey) and Oscar Hammerstein II (Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The king and I, The sound of music, etc.). Rodgers also composed film and television music (notably Victory at sea). Rodgers died on Dec. 30, 1979, in New York.
-  The collection contains materials that are gifts from Richard Rodgers; 1956-1979, Dorothy Rodgers; 1979?-1995, and the Rogers & Hammerstein Organization; to 1995.
-  Collection contains correspondence: Richard Rodgers Papers, 1914-1989, Billy Rose Theatre Collection at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10023-7498 USA
-  Processed by the Music Division of the Library of Congress. (statement of responsibilty)
-  Finding aid encoded by Library of Congress Music Division, 2006. (statement of responsibilty)
144 p. ; 21 cm.
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