From Old World to New: Omi's Stories; an oral history of Regina Lederer
Scope and Contents
The oral history transcript of Regina Lederer were privately printed, along with biographical notes, obituary, eulogies, and photocopies of photographs of Lederer and her family, entitled Old World to New: Omi's Stories; an oral history of Regina Lederer (1984). The oral histroy interview was conducted by her grandson, Robert Lederer, in 1984, three years before her death.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1984
- Lederer, Regina Berger, 1895-1988 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Regina Berger Lederer was born June 29, 1895 in Vienna, Austria. She was a soprano soloist with the Vienna Opera. In 1939, after the Nazi invasion, she and her husband, Theodore Lederer, and their son left for Italy, then the United States. She resumed her singing career in New York City and later she worked for a knitting firm until she retired in 1972.
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Language of Materials
Oral history transcript of Regina Berger Lederer, a soprano soloist with the Vienna Opera who fled Vienna in 1939, after the Nazi invasion. She resumed her singing career in New York City and later worked for a knitting firm. Includes biographical notes, obituary, eulogies, and photocopies of photographs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Karen Lederer, 1991.
Genre / Form
- From Old World to New: Omi's Stories; an oral history of Regina Lederer (1984)
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