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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Herbert Hilliard Marks
RLIN number: NXCP88-A110
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part I
Description: The Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, 1894-1957: "Glow-Worm," "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight," "Malaguena," "Tara ra boom de ay," "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers"; changes in song styles and music business practices; American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers/ Broadcast Music, Inc. dispute; recollections of Theodore Metz and Lorenz Hart.
Extent: Transcript: 35 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Marks, Herbert Hilliard, 1913-1960
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker occupation: Music publisher
Age at speaking: 44
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Organizations discussed: American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, New York, NY; Publishers and publishing
Topics discussed - Other terms: Broadcast Music, Inc; Marks, Herbert Hilliard, 1913-1963; Music, Popular (Songs, etc)--Writing and publishing
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018915-14358