Interview with Edna Wetterer, 1969
NamesWetterer, Edna (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1969
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-2131 (sound cassette)Shelf locator: *MGZMT 3-2131 (transcript)
TopicsWetterer, EdnaLarson, Bird, 1887-1927Guthrie, William Norman, 1868-1944Religious dance -- United StatesModern dance -- United StatesModern danceReligious danceUnited States
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Marian Horosko 1969 New York (N.Y.)Funding: Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the Barbara Goldstein Conservation Division of The New York Public Library and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 28 min.) : acetate, half-track, 3.75 ips. ; 7 in.Sound quality is good. The recording is marred by mild "tape hiss" and occasional short stops, but the speakers' voices are clear and easily intelligible.
DescriptionInterview with Edna Wetterer conducted by Marian Horosko in 1969 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, in New York City.
Streaming file (approximately 28 minutes). Edna Wetterer speaks with Marian Horosko about her training with Bird Larson at Barnard College; the content of the classes; Larson's professional background; her memories of a performance by Isadora Duncan; studying with Larson at her studio; occasional performances, at the Neighborhood Playhouse; Larson's personal life, including her untimely death at age 39; William Norman Guthrie and his engaging of Larson to choreograph for his church; Larson's physical appearance and her personality; teachers and dancers who were trained or influenced by Larson; her warm memories of Larson.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 51088473NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117651Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f5b2760-b294-0133-7b9b-60f81dd2b63c
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