Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986
- Existence: May 30, 1909-June 13, 1986
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MSS 25
Call Number: MSS 143
Overview: The collection is comprised of recorded interviews with and/or about Benny Goodman, compiled by D. Russell Connor.
Call Number: GEN MSS 885
Overview: The John L. De Forest Papers contain forty volumes of typescript diaries, 1935-2000, many with newspaper clippings and other related materials laid in. Diaries include entries relating to jazz musician and family friend Benny Goodman; Yiddish author Sholem Asch, for whom De Forest worked as a secretary in the 1940s; political associate John Davis Lodge, governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955; and Dutch historian and journalist Hendrik Willem Van Loon. The collection also includes typescript...
Dates: 1875-2000, bulk 1934-2000
Call Number: MSS 53
Overview: 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.
Dates: 1910-1992, inclusive
Call Number: MSS 47
Call Number: MSS 52
Overview: 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.
Dates: 1907-1986 (inclusive)
Call Number: MSS 49