Arthur Bell interviews Bob Livingston, 1978-12-16Additional title: Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews
NamesBell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)Livingston, Robert, 1932-1979 (interviewee.)Carlos, Wendy (interviewee.)Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (interviewer.)
Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19781216Date Captured: 1980
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LDC 52796Shelf locator: *LTC 4527
TopicsLivingston, Robert, 1932-1979 -- InterviewsCarlos, Wendy -- InterviewsElkind, RachelGay activists -- United States -- InterviewsGay bars -- New York (State) -- New YorkElectronic musicComposers -- United States -- InterviewsTranssexuals -- United States -- InterviewsTransgender people -- Medical care -- United StatesSex change -- Risk factorsTranssexualism -- Social aspects -- United StatesTransgenderism -- United StatesTranssexuals -- SurgerySex change
GenresInterviewsInterviews (Sound recordings)
NotesInterview by Arthur Bell, most probably conducted for his popular column "Bell tells" in the Village Voice.Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.Streaming files were created in two parts; track IDs have been inserted every five minutes on service compact disc for reference purposes.Venue: Recorded 1978 December 16 (CD 1, tracks 1-7) and [1980?] (CD 1, tracks 8-10 and CD 2) [New York, N.Y.]Additional physical form: Service compact discs (2 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original, available in *LDC 52796.Acquisition: Gift; Bell Estate; 1990 NN-RHA.Forms part of Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews, 1970-1980, *L (Special) 90-32.
Physical Description2 streaming audio files (approximately 93 min)Digital, stereo.
DescriptionCD 1, tracks 1-7. Arthur Bell interviews Bob [Robert] L. Livingston, first openly gay man appointed to the New York City Human Rights Commission in 1977 by Mayor Abraham Beame. Livingston discusses his life and political career as a gay activist, his support of gay and lesbian rights movement, founding one of the city's first homosexual rights groups, the New York Political Action Council, and gay bar life in New York City in the 1970's (December 16, 1978).CD 1, tracks 8-10 and CD 2. American composer and electronic musician Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos; November 14, 1939) discusses her life and career as a composer, and shares her experience writing music for the 1980 film "The shining," produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. She talks about her long-term collaboration with another performing artist Rachel Elkind. She also recounts the details of her transsexual process, her reassignment surgery (May 1972), and after surgery hormonal treatments [1980?].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972275Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93182820-8a98-0131-26d5-58d385a7bbd0
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