3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Kaye, Danny.

  1. Ralstin/Murphy collection relating to Vera-Ellen and the Hessler Dance Studio, 1929-2010

    610 items. 4 containers. 2.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Two scrapbooks document the activities of the Hessler Dance Studio of Cincinnati, Ohio, during the 1930s and also the performance career of one of the studio's pupils, Vera-Ellen Rohe. Vera-Ellen (1921-1981), who performed under her first name, acted and danced in Hollywood films in the 1940s and 1950s. Scrapbooks were compiled by Violet and Catherine Ralstin and Catherine's husband, Paul Murphy, friends from growing up together in Ohio. Correspondence in the collection is between them and their families and Vera-Ellen and her mother, Alma Rohe. Additional items such as recital programs, ticket stubs, and handwritten dance routines document the dance activities and training at the Hessler Dance Studio. The career of Vera-Ellen and several other notables trained by the Hessler studio are documented in magazine and newspaper articles.

  2. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, 1918-1992

    approximately 86,950 items. 790 containers. 253 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Danny Kaye (1911-1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, and humanitarian. His wife, Sylvia Fine (1913-1991), was an American lyricist, composer, writer, lecturer, and producer. The collection, which documents their lives and careers, contains printed and manuscript music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, posters, honors, and realia.

  3. Jerry Valburn collection on Duke Ellington, 1924-1989

    approximately 1,100 items. 17 containers. 11 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jerry Valburn was an avid collector of sound recordings and other materials related to Duke Ellington. The Jerry Valburn Collection on Duke Ellington consists of printed music, photographs, programs, promotional material, articles, clippings, and other items. These materials trace Duke Ellington's professional career as a bandleader and his rise as a prominent figure in the development of jazz and its history.