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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Mary Ellis Peltz
RLIN number: NXCP87-A55
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood in New York City; music critic for EVENING SUN, 1920-24; lecturing for Metropolitan Opera Guild speakers' bureau; establishment of Metropolitan Opera archives; editing OPERA NEWS, 1936-57; opera translations; impressions of Metropolitan management.
Extent: Transcript: 82 leaves, Tape: 3 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Music critic
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Morris, Berenice
Organizations discussed: Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY, 1893-
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY, 1893-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Music critics; Musical criticism; Music--History and criticism; Opera--New York (State); Operas--History and criticism; Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018327-13770