2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Wilson, Robert, 1941-.

  1. Peter Angelo Simon performing arts images, 1984-2019

    493 items. 1 container. 0.5 linear feet. 114 digital files (28.6 GB). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Peter Angelo Simon (born 1936) is an award-winning photographer known for capturing creative artists during their working process. This collection of still and moving images consists of negatives, contact sheets, slides, digital photographs, digital videos, and one printed photograph. Subjects include twentieth-century avant-garde operas, dance pieces, innovative directors, composers, choreographers, dancers, and street performers. Notable subjects are Robert Wilson, Philip Glass, Lucinda Childs, Bessie Schönberg and Meredith Monk, and Merce Cunningham.

  2. Jessye Norman papers, 1881-2020

    approximately 67,000 items. 296 containers. 106 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Jessye Norman (1945-2019) was an internationally recognized American soprano. An alumna of Howard University and the University of Michigan, Norman rose to fame after winning the 1968 ARD International Competition in Munich. She specialized in repertoire by late Romantic composers, garnering critical praise for her roles in Wagnerian operas as well as recitals featuring traditional African American spirituals and songs by Francis Poulenc, Gustav Mahler, Hall Johnson, and Richard Strauss. The Jessye Norman Papers contain correspondence from her managers and assistants, business papers, awards, annotated music, photographs, interviews, and clippings that document her career and philanthropic activities.

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