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The Resource Brass Diva : the Life and Legends of Ethel Merman

Brass Diva : the Life and Legends of Ethel Merman

Label
Brass Diva : the Life and Legends of Ethel Merman
Title
Brass Diva
Title remainder
the Life and Legends of Ethel Merman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Broadway star Ethel Merman's voice was a mesmerizing force and her vitality was legendary, yet the popular perception of La Merm as the irrepressible wonder falls far short of all that she was and all that she meant to Americans. This biography tells the story of how the stenographer from Queens, New York, became the queen of the Broadway musical
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flinn, Caryl
Dewey number
782.14092
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.M39
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Singers
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Merman, Ethel
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Singers
  • United States
Label
Brass Diva : the Life and Legends of Ethel Merman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CONTENTS; PREFACE; 1 Beginnings; 2 From Stenographer to Star; 3 The Early Thirties; 4 To Hollywood and Back Again; Photographs; 5 Broadway's Brightest: The Early Forties; 6 Forging a Family; 7 What Comes Natur'lly: Annie Get Your Gun; 8 Call Me Madam; 9 A More Complex Image; 10 Madam in Hollywood; 11 Life with Six; 12 There's No Business Like Show Business; 13 From Mrs. Six to Mama Rose; 14 Gypsy: Ethel Merman's Musical Fable; 15 It's a Mad, Mad Schedule; 16 The Sixties and the Art of Love; 17 After the Big Stemthe Seventies; 18 Twilight and Transformation; 19 Afterlife; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • A word on the scrapbooksdiscography; stage work; filmography; notes; index
Control code
609849909
Extent
1 online resource (591 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520927254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt1m6q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609849909
Label
Brass Diva : the Life and Legends of Ethel Merman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CONTENTS; PREFACE; 1 Beginnings; 2 From Stenographer to Star; 3 The Early Thirties; 4 To Hollywood and Back Again; Photographs; 5 Broadway's Brightest: The Early Forties; 6 Forging a Family; 7 What Comes Natur'lly: Annie Get Your Gun; 8 Call Me Madam; 9 A More Complex Image; 10 Madam in Hollywood; 11 Life with Six; 12 There's No Business Like Show Business; 13 From Mrs. Six to Mama Rose; 14 Gypsy: Ethel Merman's Musical Fable; 15 It's a Mad, Mad Schedule; 16 The Sixties and the Art of Love; 17 After the Big Stemthe Seventies; 18 Twilight and Transformation; 19 Afterlife; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • A word on the scrapbooksdiscography; stage work; filmography; notes; index
Control code
609849909
Extent
1 online resource (591 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520927254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt1m6q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609849909

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