Stephen Sondheim Papers, 1946-1965

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Title: Stephen Sondheim Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1965

  • Sondheim, Stephen, 1930-2021
Call Number: U.S. Mss 66AN; M94-241

Quantity: 8.0 cubic feet (11 archives boxes and 9 flat boxes); plus additions of 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives / Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
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Papers of Stephen Sondheim, a composer and lyricist, consisting of correspondence, scripts and drafts, music and lyrics, manuscripts, and miscellaneous writings. Coverage is best for Do I Hear a Waltz? (1965), Gypsy (1957), and West Side Story (1957), for which Sondheim wrote the lyrics, and for Anyone Can Whistle (1964) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962), for which he wrote both the music and the lyrics. Also included are small files for several other musicals and television series, both produced and unproduced; a group of miscellaneous songs; and professional correspondence, 1949-1960. Among the prominent correspondents are George S. Kaufman and Oscar Hammerstein II.

Language: English

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