performing artists

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300068931

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  • People who practice the performing arts, such as such as singers, actors, dancers, acrobats, magicians, circus performers, comedians, etc. For persons who make performance art, considered a fine art and often seen in a museum, see

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133 Archival description results for performing artists

Annie Deacon

American actress, burlesque performer. She is recorded as having performed in "Our Cinderella: A Burlesque" by William Gill in the Colville Company's 1878-9 season, and in "The Magic Slipper" for Haverley's Theater in New York in August 1879, produced by Samuel Colville's Opera Burlesque Company.

Waters, H.

"Cancan"

Item is an albumen carte-de-visit copy of a drawing that two men in top hats; two girls in acrobatic costume, one getting a 'piggy back ride'. Recto caption: "CANCAN S".

Jennie McNulty

American actress and "Gaiety Girl", Jennie McNulty was the leader of the Chroisters' Association in 1895, a predominately women's club with four small rooms for reading, writing, and relaxing and two large rooms for rehearsals.

Newsboy Tobacco Company

Marie Heath

Item is a photograph of the actress Marie Heath, known as "The Little Sunbeam." Credited in the production of "For Mother's Sake" (1904) produced by Rusco and Holland, minstrel company, Cincinnati & New York.

Harrison

Lillian Russell, 1861-1922

Lillian Russell, born Nellie Leonard in Clinton, Iowa in 1861, was a famous comic opera actress in New York city. She made her stage debut in "Time Tries All" in Chicago in 1877 before moving to New York in 1879 and continuing her career in musicals, burlesque and dramatic shows. Near the end of her life, she was appointed as a special investigator to study immigration conditions by President Harding. She presented a report to the United States Department of Labor that suggested an "immigration holiday" of 5 years, the sifting of immigrants on the other side, and 21 years residence in the US before naturalization. See "Lillian Russell Dies of Injuries", The New York Times, June 6, 1922, pp. 1-2. Retrieved on December 15, 2010.

Prelims and surround materials

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for books written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. All of the published works this file has source material for are in the Archives collection:

F 80.2.4 Contemporary Popular Music
F 80.2.3 Black Music
F 80.2.10 Grass Roots Music

Tudor, Dean

Card index

File contains paper cards with information about various musical artists, albums etc. Was used in the writing of the "American Popular Music on Elpee" books by Dean and Nancy Tudoe. The series consisted of 4 books - "Contemporary Popular Music", "Black Music", "Jazz", and "Grass Roots Music". All of the published books are currently in the Archives collection.

Tudor, Dean

Big Band, and Stage and Screen

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Contemporary Popular Music". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.4.

Tudor, Dean

Folk No. 2

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Grass Roots Music". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.10.

Tudor, Dean

Pop

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Contemporary Popular Music". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.4.

Tudor, Dean

Rock and Roll

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Contemporary Popular Music". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.4.

Tudor, Dean

Blues

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Black Music". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.3.

Tudor, Dean

Gospel, Soul, and Reggae

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Black Music". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.3.

Tudor, Dean

Jazz - J1-J4

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Jazz". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.5.

Tudor, Dean

Jazz - J1-J4

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Jazz". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.5.

Tudor, Dean

Folk No. 1

File contains editing comments, and rough drafts for book written by Dean and Nancy Tudor. Book titled "Grass Roots Music". The book can be found in the Archives collection F 80.2.10.

Tudor, Dean

The Wolfman Jack Show [television series]

The U.S. disk jockey Wolfman Jack came to the greater public's attention in the 1973 film American Graffiti and as the announcer for the television rock concert series, The Midnight Special. His Howl Productions co-produced The Wolfman Jack Show with the CBC in Vancouver. The producers booked foreign performers as well as Canadian musical artists, such as the Stampeders and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, and was intended to give Canadian artists an avenue into an international market. The program also featured regular performances by the Famous People Players, and comedy with Danny Wells, Peter Cullen, and Sally Sales.

Original air dates: Tue 7:30-8:00 p.m., 5 Oct 1976-13 Sep 1977

Wolfman Jack

The Blues

Original broadcast on December 28, 1966 was 90 min. in length. This version is only 60 min. Guests featured in this six-part series included Muddy Waters, Brownie McGee, Sonny Terry, Otis Spahn and Willie Dixon.

A La Carte

File contains three audio reels with various recordings from the A La Carte program.

Portrait of man with guitar

Item is a brown card with silver border and silver letterpress, showing Ontario crest and text "B. Frank Stewart/ ORILLIA, ONT." Image is of a man playing a guitar. He sits on an elaborate cushioned chair in front of a painted backdrop depicting plants. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Toronto - Normal S. opened Nov 1. 1847/ Miss J. Dawson(?)"

B. Frank Stewart

Portrait of girl playing violin

Grey card with texture. Photography of a girl in short white dress and a bow in her hair playing violin. Art nouveau screen behind her, along with medieval-style x chair. At bottom, embossed in silver, "Edwards & Co" with an image of a royal crown at centre and on the right "STRATFORD/ FOREST GATE/ AND EAST HAM." On verso, in pencil "23 078".

Edwards & Co

Portrait of a woman with violin

Item is a bi-fold card with mottled green pattern and embossed floral decoration at upper left. Inside portrait of a woman holding a violin. In black letterpress, at bottom inside "Herbert E. Paige/ 259 1/2 YONGE ST./ TORONTO"

Herbert E. Paige

Black Hallelu-jah [television special]

Performance and broadcast of a song called "Black Hallelujah" composed by Russ Little and Norm Symonds; a 60 minute gospel music version of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Tears are not enough [documentary]

"Tears Are Not Enough" was a song written and performed by a group of Canadian artists in 1985 to raise relief funds for the famine in Ethiopia. This documentary explored the song's creation and recording, and aired on CBC television on December 22, 1985.

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