Lex Monson collection,

Title
Lex Monson collection, 1955-2004.
Author
Monson, Lex, 1926-2004.
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 730 box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
box 2Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 730 box 2Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
.8 lin. ft.
Genre/Form
  • Plays.
  • Scripts.
  • Theater programs.
Source (note)
  • James Phillips
Biography (note)
  • Lex Monson (Elexendre Remus Monson) was an actor, singer, chorus director, and producer. He studied at the Detroit Institute of Music and Drama, and the Robert Nolan School of Music and was a member of the School's famed choir. Monson changed his name to Lex Monson after he moved to New York City. He appeared in the original Broadway production of Vinette Carroll's "Trumpets of the Lord" in 1969. Among the other productions Monson appeared in were the European productions of "Trumpets of the Lord," "Macbeth," "Keyboard," "The Orchard," "God's Trombones," "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," and "Driving Miss Daisy."
Call Number
Sc MG 730
OCLC
122686856
Author
Monson, Lex, 1926-2004.
Title
Lex Monson collection, 1955-2004.
Summary
The Lex Monson collection consists primarily of printed matter. There are also letters from a friend (1980-1986) serving in the military. Programs and reviews of Monson's work over the years make up the bulk of the collection and have been organized chronologically. There are also play scripts for "Grassi's Lute" (2 versions): "Gassire's Lute" and "Gassire's Luter" (for speaking chorus adapted by Lex Monson, translated by Alta Jablow); and "True Colors: The Beat Goes On" by Linda M. Yearwood.
Biography
Lex Monson (Elexendre Remus Monson) was an actor, singer, chorus director, and producer. He studied at the Detroit Institute of Music and Drama, and the Robert Nolan School of Music and was a member of the School's famed choir. Monson changed his name to Lex Monson after he moved to New York City. He appeared in the original Broadway production of Vinette Carroll's "Trumpets of the Lord" in 1969. Among the other productions Monson appeared in were the European productions of "Trumpets of the Lord," "Macbeth," "Keyboard," "The Orchard," "God's Trombones," "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," and "Driving Miss Daisy."
Source
James Phillips 2004-2006 SCM 04-11
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Sc MG 730
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