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Opera -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Judith Raskin papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00126
Abstract Opera singer and teacher. Raskin made her professional debut on both the stage and television, specializing in Schubert, Mozart, Lieder and Yiddish songs. The bulk of the Raskin papers focus on her professional life, and include publicity, reviews, programs, and taped recordings of performances. Personal materials include correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and diaries, primarily from her years as a student at Smith College. Notable correspondents include Beverly Sills, Eugene Ormandy,...
Dates of Materials: 1911 - 2000

Judith Raskin papers, 1911 - 2008

Identifier: Accession 2017-S-046
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The bulk of the papers focus on Raskin's professional life, including publicity, reviews and programs. There are also a number of recordings of Raskin's performances from the 1950s to the 1970s. There is a small amount of personal material, including diaries and correspondence, primarily from her high school and college years. There is also some personal correspondence with family and friends. Notable correspondents include Beverly Sills, Eugene Ormandy, and William Maxwell.

Dates of Materials: 1911 - 2008

Rise Stevens papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00154

Opera singer and Director, Metropolitan Opera National Company. Collection primarily documents Stevens's administrative roles in the Metropolitan Opera Company and in the National Endowment for the Arts and includes correspondence, speeches, interviews, scripts, fan mail, photographs, music notebooks, concert scores, memorabilia, and artwork.

Dates of Materials: 1962-1975

Zelie De Lussan papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00045

Zelie De Lussan was an opera singer. Papers include biographical information; photographs; notebooks; concert programs and scrapbooks, including material from performances before Queen Victoria; correspondence; and posters.

Dates of Materials: 1863 - 1949