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Richard Becker Collection of Alex Bradford Gospel Music Materials, 1950-1997

Collector:
Becker, Richard
Composer:
Bradford, Alex
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. : 1 boxes
Type:
Playbills
Collection descriptions
Sheet music
Music
Sound recordings
Clippings
Parts (musical)
Theater programs
Scripts (documents)
Songbooks
Programs
Date:
1950
1950-1997
20th century
1930-1990
1970-1980
Notes:
Becker was a business partner of the Gospel music composer Alex Bradford.
Summary:
Papers relating to Alex Bradford's career as a composer of Gospel music, including playbills from five productions of "Your Arm's Too Short to Box with God" (for which Bradford wrote the music), three playbills from the League of New York Theatres and Producers Antoinette Perry Award ("Tony" Awards) ceremonies, ten pieces of published sheet music of songs Bradford wrote, several music manuscripts, one photograph, three Gospel song books, play scripts, clippings and articles, and one LP record from "Your Arm's Too Short to Box with God." Some items date after Bradford's death.
Cite as:
Richard Becker Collection of Alex Bradford Gospel Music Materials, 1950-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Gospel music
Local number:
Pending (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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