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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Richard Rodgers
RLIN number: NXCP87-A115
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood; start in theater; role of Dramatists Guild in securing rights of playwrights; beginnings of the Music Theater of Lincoln Center; association with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II; impressions of George Balanchine, Gertrude Lawrence, Florenz Ziegfeld, Billy Rose and others.
Extent: Transcript: 392 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1902
Speaker occupation: Composer
Age at speaking: 66
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Leish, Kenneth W.
Organizations discussed: Dramatists Guild of America, Inc., New York, NY
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Composers; Dramatists; Dramatists Guild of America, Inc., New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Theater; United States; United States--Social life and customs
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Music, Popular (Songs, etc); Musical revue, comedy, etc--United States; Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016992-12435