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Red Norvo Papers, 1932-1997

Creator:
Norvo, Red 1908-1999
Donor:
Corlin, Portia Norvo
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. : 7 boxes
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Awards
Biographies
Correspondence
Photographs
Clippings
Place:
United States
Date:
1932
1932-1997
20th century
1990-2000
Notes:
Jazz vibraphonist. He also played xylophone and was briefly a tap dancer and conductor on the vaudeville circuit. He performed with Paul Whiteman, Benny Goodman, Woody Herman, and Charles Mingus. Norvo died in 1999.
Summary:
Correspondence, transcripts of interviews, photographs, a biography, a discography, an award, printed material and other miscellany documenting the life and career of Red Norvo.
Cite as:
Red Norvo Papers, 1932-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Portia Norvo Corlin
Topic:
Vibraphone
Jazz musicians
Jazz
Music
Periodicals
Local number:
2004.3013 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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