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Roots of Jewish culture: panel discussion with Jan Peerce

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Title
Roots of Jewish culture: panel discussion with Jan Peerce
Names
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 (Speaker)
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 (Interviewee)
Collection

Jan Peerce collection of sound recordings,1932-1983

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-11-08
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L (Special) 95-03
Shelf locator: *LTC 6842
Topics
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Bluebird of happiness: the memoirs of Jan Peerce
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 -- Interviews
Tenors (Singers) -- United States
Harmati, Sandor, 1892-1936. Blue bird of happiness
Genres
Interviews
Music
Notes
Source note: Title provided by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded at Emanu-el Jewish Center, Mt. Vernon, New York [1978 November 8 or perhaps 1976?]
Acquisition: Gift; Jan Peerce Estate, [1995].
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 110 min.) : analog, stereo
Description
Panel discussion with Jan Peerce dedicated to Hanukkah celebration, during which he discusses various topics, such as his career as an operatic tenor at the Metropolitan Opera, his experience working with various conductors such as Arturo Toscanini and others, his Jewishness and roots of Jewish culture. He also talks about his family, his wife, Alice, his book "The bluebird of happiness: the memoirs of Jan Peerce" by Alan Levy (New York, Harper & Row, c1976), and about his contribution to Jewish community. Two recordings of Peerce's performances, the song "The bluebird of happiness" at the beginning, and Yiddish song at the end, are played during the event.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Yiddish
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 938201308
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20889772
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 450004d0-c36c-0133-749a-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1978: Created
  • 1984: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Roots of Jewish culture" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/48aa7d50-c36c-0133-7ff0-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Roots of Jewish culture" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/48aa7d50-c36c-0133-7ff0-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1978). Roots of Jewish culture Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/48aa7d50-c36c-0133-7ff0-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Roots of Jewish culture