2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Opera--20th century.

  1. Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912

    180 items ; 3 containers ; 1.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Belle Brown was an American soprano who had a brief operatic career abroad around the turn of the twentieth century. Although little biographical information exists about her, the contents of this collection document her relationships with prominent and respected European performers of the day. She studied with many celebrated performers and pedagogues, including Désirée Artôt, Pauline Lucca,...

  2. National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997

    11,250 items ; 68 containers ; 39 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks,...