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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Irving Caesar
RLIN number: NXCP86-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part I
Description: Early life; career as songwriter; "Sewanee," "I Want to be Happy, " "Tea for Two"; association with George Gershwin and Vincent Youmans; American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; effect of radio and television on popular songs.
Extent: Transcript: 32 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Caesar, Irving, 1895-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Lyricist
Age at speaking: 55
Document date: 1950-?
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Organizations discussed: American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, New York, NY
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Caesar, Irving, 1895-; Music, Popular (Songs, etc)--Writing and publishing
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016739-12182