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Created by:
Carnegie Hall, American, founded 1891  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
souvenir programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 12, 1963
Description:
A program for a performance by Nina Simone at Carnegie Hall on April 12, 1963. The 14-page program has a cover with a black and white illustration of the interior of Carnegie Hall. The interior pages present the program of songs planned for the performance, a mix of folk songs, spirituals, blues, and popular songs, including a "Medley of Miss Simone's Popular Hits." The program also has articles about upcoming performances planned for the 1962-63 season at Carnegie Hall as well as numerous advertisements. The back cover is a full page advertisement for L&M cigarettes.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.13
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e249f82e-1c6f-46dd-971c-6269e22e4230
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.13