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Sophie Tucker private recordings collection

Title
Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording], 1925-1953.
Author
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
Description
40 sound recordings : analog.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Lillian Tucker.
Alternative Title
  • Blue Ribbon Town (Radio program)
  • The Frank Sinatra Show (Radio program)
  • The Philco Hour (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Sound recordings.
Note
  • Collection is open to the public. Users never directly handle sound recordings. Listening selections are transmitted through a playback system.
Access (note)
  • Access to original recordings restricted.
Terms of Use (note)
  • No copying of private, non-commercial material is allowed without the written permission of the proprietary rights holder. For further information contact the Curator of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Biography (note)
  • Sophie Tucker (b. Jan 13, 1884; d. Feb. 9, 1966) was a Russian born popular American entertainer. She began her career as a singer in her father's Connecticut restaurant, and then went on to sing in English music halls, vaudeville, and burlesque. She gained fame during World War I, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio, and television. Some of these days was her theme song.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository at: *L(Special) 88-67, and on internet.
Call Number
*L (Special) 88-67
Author
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966.
Title
Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording], 1925-1953.
Access
Access to original recordings restricted.
Summary
The collection contains Tuckers' appearances on radio programs, interviews, live night club performances, and various unissued studio recordings. Some of the radio programs represented in the collection are: Blue Ribbon Town; Frank Sinatra Show; It's Time for Pabst; and the Philco Hour. Other performers represented in the collection are: her pianist and orchestra leader, Ted Shapiro, Ben Bernie, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, and Orson Welles.
Terms Of Use
No copying of private, non-commercial material is allowed without the written permission of the proprietary rights holder. For further information contact the Curator of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Biography
Sophie Tucker (b. Jan 13, 1884; d. Feb. 9, 1966) was a Russian born popular American entertainer. She began her career as a singer in her father's Connecticut restaurant, and then went on to sing in English music halls, vaudeville, and burlesque. She gained fame during World War I, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio, and television. Some of these days was her theme song.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository at: *L(Special) 88-67, and on internet.
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Added Author
Shapiro, Ted.
Bernie, Ben, 1891-1943.
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998.
Garland, Judy.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985.
Added Title
Blue Ribbon Town (Radio program)
The Frank Sinatra Show (Radio program)
The Philco Hour (Radio program)
Gift of Lillian Tucker.
Research Call Number
*L (Special) 88-67
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