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The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive).

Author: Kurt Weill
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya contain manuscript scores and sketches of Weill's music, including 8 American stage works, 2 German stage works, and other major compositions and smaller pieces. The Papers also hold photocopies of holograph scores from Weill's German period which are housed in the Archives of Universal-Edition, Vienna. The careers of Weill and Lenya are documented by: correspondence to and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Le Corbusier; Maurice Abravanel; Theodor W Adorno; Maxwell Anderson; George Antheil; W H Auden; Ernst-Josef Aufricht; S N Behrman; Ingmar Bergman; Irving Berlin; Leonard Bernstein; Marc Blitzstein; Bertolt Brecht; Ferruccio Busoni; Milton Arthur Caniff; Jean Cocteau; Noel Coward; Cheryl Crawford; Agnes De Mille; Jacques Deval; Marlene Dietrich; Olin Downes; Max Dreyfus; Carl Ebert; Albert Einstein; Max Ernst; Lynn Fontanne; Lukas Foss; Lys Gauty; Ira Gershwin; Max Gordon; Paul Green; Dag Hammarskjöld; Moss Hart; Helen Hayes; Lillian Hellman; Hans Werner Henze; Langston Hughes; Walter Huston; Lotte Jacobi; Georg Kaiser; George S Kaufman; Alexander Korda, Sir; Serge Koussevitzky; Gertrude Lawrence; Irving Lazar; Vivien Leigh; Lotte Lenya; Alan Jay Lerner; James Levine; Maurice Levine; Goddard Lieberson; Joshua Logan; Alfred Lunt; Archibald MacLeish; Rouben Mamoulian; Edwin Justus Mayer; Charles McArthur; Burgess Meredith; Darius Milhaud; Dimitri Mitropoulos; Ogden Nash; Caspar Neher; Alan Paton; S J Perelman; Erwin Piscator; Rex Reed; Max Reinhardt; Elmer Rice; Richard Rodgers; Billy Rose; William Saroyan; Beverly Sills; Albert Sirmay; Leopold Stokowski; Barbra Streisand; Arnold Sundgaard; George Tabori; Virgil Thomson; James Thurber; Isaac Van Grove; Gerard Willem Van Loon; Douglas Watt; Helene Weigel; Kurt Weill; Meyer Wolfe Weisgal; Chaim Weizmann; Franz Werfel; Thornton Wilder; Herman Wouk; Maurice Abravanel; Theodor W Adorno; Maxwell Anderson; George Antheil; W H Auden; Ernst Josef Aufricht; S N Behrman; Ingmar Bergman; Irving Berlin; Leonard Bernstein; Marc Blitzstein; Bertolt Brecht; Ferruccio Busoni; Milton Arthur Caniff; Jean Cocteau; Noel Coward; Cheryl Crawford; Agnes De Mille; Jacques Deval; Marlene Dietrich; Olin Downes; Max Dreyfus; Carl Ebert; Albert Einstein; Max Ernst; Lynn Fontanne; Lukas Foss; Lys Gauty; Ira Gershwin; Max Gordon; Paul Green; Dag Hammarskjöld; Moss Hart; Helen Hayes; Lillian Hellman; Hans Werner Henze; Langston Hughes; Walter Huston; Lotte Jacobi; Georg Kaiser; George S Kaufman; Alexander Korda, Sir; Serge Koussevitzky; Gertrude Lawrence; Irving Lazar; Le Corbusier; Vivien Leigh; Lotte Lenya; Alan Jay Lerner; James Levine; Maurice Levine; Goddard Lieberson; Joshua Logan; Alfred Lunt; Archibald MacLeish; Rouben Mamoulian; Edwin Justus Mayer; Burgess Meredith; Darius Milhaud; Dimitri Mitropoulos; Ogden Nash; Caspar Neher; Alan Paton; S J Perelman; Erwin Piscator; Rex Reed; Max Reinhardt; Elmer Rice; Richard Rodgers; Billy Rose; William Saroyan; Beverly Sills; Albert Sirmay; Leopold Stokowski; Barbra Streisand; Arnold Sundgaard; George Tabori; Virgil Thomson; James Thurber; Isaac Van Grove; Gerard Willem Van Loon; Douglas Watt; Helene Weigel; Kurt Weill; Meyer Wolfe Weisgal; Chaim Weizmann; Franz Werfel; Thornton Wilder; Herman Wouk
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Weill
OCLC Number: 702188923
Notes: Researchers should also be aware of the Weill/Lenya Research Center, located at the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Inc., 7 East 20th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003. The Research Center houses such items as video and audio recordings, much of Weill's correspondence with his publishers, and many original programs.
Description: 47 linear ft. (107 boxes)
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The Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya contain manuscript scores and sketches of Weill's music, including 8 American stage works, 2 German stage works, and other major compositions and smaller pieces. The Papers also hold photocopies of holograph scores from Weill's German period which are housed in the Archives of Universal-Edition, Vienna. The careers of Weill and Lenya are documented by: correspondence to and from their families, friends, and collaborators; programs; photographs, including pictures of musical productions by Weill and Lenya's film appearances; personal documents; and 20,000 newspaper clippings from the Berlin years.

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