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Benjamin Grobani papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0036
Overview Benjamin Grobani was a talented musician, teacher, and composer who was influential in the Baltimore Jewish community. The Grobani papers include a large collection of Jewish sacred music scores, personal papers, and concert programs.
Found in: Peabody Archives

Elsa Baklor scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0055
Overview Elsa Baklor was a coloratura soprano and music educator who taught at the Peabody Conservatory and privately in the mid-twentieth century. Her collection of five scrapbooks contain clippings, photographs, and concert programs related to her career as a performer and teacher.
Found in: Peabody Archives

John Charles Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0074
Overview John Charles Thomas was an internationally known baritone who attended Peabody Institute from 1909 to 1912. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.
Found in: Peabody Archives

Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0826
Overview The Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, dating from approximately 1949 to 1993. The collection features eight items related to the life, career, and death of jazz singer Billie Holiday, 1915-1959. Holiday, or "Lady Day," was known for her disctinct vocal delivery and had a profound influence on jazz and blues music.

Johns Hopkins University Paul Robeson collection

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Identifier: MS-0674
Overview Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...

Lester Dequaine collection on Rosa Ponselle

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0004
Overview The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive. She would go on to sing the title role in the Metropolitan's revival of...
Found in: Peabody Archives

Peabody Institute Anne Brown collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PIMS-0099
Overview Anne Wiggins Brown was a soprano who is best known for creating the role of Bess in George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess and starring in its initial stage run in 1935. The Peabody Institute Anne Brown collection contains press clippings about Brown, photographs, an autographed 78-rpm album jacket of Porgy and Bess highlights, and a videotape of highlights from her visit to the Peabody Institute in 1998 to receive the...
Found in: Peabody Archives

Rosa Ponselle Museum records

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Identifier: PIMS-0005
Overview A large collection of artifacts related to the twentieth-century soprano Rosa Ponselle was maintained at the Rosa Ponselle Museum in her hometown of Meriden, Connecticut, from 1999 to 2007. The Rosa Ponselle Museum records contain primarily administrative files created or collected by the museum's director, Lester Dequaine. These include files related to the administration of the Rosa Ponselle Fund, files on the annual Ponselle vocal scholarship, files about the museum's collecting and exhibit...
Found in: Peabody Archives

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