2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Eng, Frank.

  1. Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

    approximately 11,600 items. 55 containers. 30.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Lester Horton Dance Theater was a modern dance company and school in Los Angeles in the 1940s and 1950s. Founded by dancer and choreographer Lester Horton (1906-1953), the company served as an incubator for the careers of a generation of dancers, including Alvin Ailey, Carmen de Lavallade, Bella Lewitzky, James Mitchell, Joyce Trisler, and James Truitte. The collection documents Horton's early life and career and the Dance Theater's activities under the management of Frank Eng after Horton's death. Materials include clippings, correspondence, costume and set designs, course descriptions, drawings, financial documents, music, photographs, programs, promotional materials, writings, and typed choreographic scenarios.

  2. Larry Warren collection on Anna Sokolow and Lester Horton, 1903-2007

    approximately 4,550 items. 15 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection documents the research conducted by dancer, choreographer, and educator Larry Warren (1932-2009) while writing his biographies Lester Horton: Modern Dance Pioneer (1977) and Anna Sokolow: The Rebellious Spirit (1991). The clippings, correspondence, dance notation, interviews, notes, photographs, programs, scrapbooks, and writings collected or created by Warren reveal his process in capturing the lives of two major figures in twentieth-century modern dance and have the potential to shed new light on the lives and careers of these artists. The bulk of the collection is devoted to Warren's research on Sokolow, but there is also significant documentation on the movement technique Horton created and taught.