Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
- Existence: April 29, 1899 - May 24, 1974
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs prints created and collected by Harry Adams, 1943-1985, that chiefly document events, activities, and individuals related to the African American community in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of California and his career as a professional photographer as well as his work for African American newspapers including the California Eagle and Los Angeles Sentinel.
The Duke Ellington Oral History is comprises ninety-two interviews with and about Ellington, one of America's greatest composers. Included among the interviewees are musicians, family members, friends, and colleagues.
Musical arrangements, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials relating to Benny Goodman (1909-1986), the clarinetist and band leader. At present, this register consist of scores and/or parts to musical arrangements written for Goodman's band, as well as sound and video recordings and film content. Unprocessed materials in the Papers include: photographs; programs and scrapbooks; and miscellaneous items.
The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers consist mainly of photographs taken by the German-American recording engineer and photographer Frederick Plaut (1907-1985). Correspondence and other papers relating to Plaut and his wife are also included.