Bampton, Rose, 1908-

Collection, 1949-1985: 1 folder (9 leaves, 9 photographs), 1 recording

Rose Bampton – mezzo-soprano, and later a soprano, who sang at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, as well as with the world's other major opera houses. She sang the role of the Wooddove in Schoenberg's Gurre-Lieder in the American first performances by Leopold Stokowski (1932). She also frequently performed Schoenberg's "Lied der Waldtaube" from Gurre-Lieder and his Buch der hängenden Gärten, op. 15.

Contents

correspondence (8 items: 1979-1985)
photographs (9 items: 1949) of Bampton and Schoenberg sitting at the fountain in front of Schoenberg's Brentwood home, Karl Kritz appears in two of the images
recording (1949) of Schoenberg, Bampton, Kritz, and others talking together

Correspondents

ASI (Jerry McBride (1 item: 1985), Clara Steuermann (3 items: 1979-1980))
Rose Bampton (3 items: 1980-1985)
National Opera Institute (Ruth Sickafus) (1 item: 1980)
 

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