Sylvester [interview],1988-11-18

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Title
Sylvester [interview],1988-11-18
Names
Sylvester, 1947-1988 (Interviewee)
Worman, Martin (Interviewer)
Collection

Martin Worman audiovisual collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-11-18
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1706
Topics
Sylvester, 1947-1988
Cockettes (Theatrical troupe)
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title from inventory.
Source note: "Sylvester Cockettes verbatim; 88.11.18 ℗1999; Robert Croonquist"--From original audiocassette container spine."Sylvester 88.11.18 ℗1999; Robert Croonquist (Side A); Cockettes verbatim 88.11.18 ℗1999; Robert Croonquist (Side B)"--From original audiocassette container labels.
Venue: Recorded [Sylvester's house], San Francisco, California 1988 November 18 (original interview recording); [New York, New York] p1999 (revised recording produced by Robert Croonquist)
Acquisition: Separated from; Billy Rose Theatre Division, Martin Worman papers, 1960-2008, *T-Mss 2009-002.
Acquisition: Gift; Dorothy Kirsch and Robert Croonquist, December 2008.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette tape (61:20) : analog, quarter-track, mono ; 7 in.
Description
Former Cockette member Martin Worman interviews fellow Cockette and disco star Sylvester about his recollections of the time he spent with the troupe, some of his loves and stories of the past. Sylvester passed away from HIV a month after the interview. Worman later wrote a paper based on this interview (or chapter) in May 1992: "Sylvester: A dish before dying".
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 934147340
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20871524
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 494b7a20-d7b3-0135-32ce-09d892c3f7c9
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1947: Creator Born
  • 1988: Created
  • 1988: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Sylvester [interview],1988-11-18 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/576fda60-b953-0133-0d5e-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Sylvester [interview],1988-11-18 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/576fda60-b953-0133-0d5e-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1988). Sylvester [interview],1988-11-18 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/576fda60-b953-0133-0d5e-3c07547a230f

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Sylvester [interview],1988-11-18