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Interview with August Heckscher

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Interview with August Heckscher
Additional title: Profiles (Radio program)
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997 (Interviewee)
Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-1877
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997 -- Interviews
Twentieth Century Fund
Century Foundation
Radio programs
Content: Interview with August Heckscher conducted by Marian Horosko for radio station WBAI, New York City, as part of its series Profiles. The year of the interview may be in the 1960s.
Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Venue: Recorded at the Twentieth Century Fund 196-? New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 9 minutes) : analog, 7.5 ips, polyester, half-track, 5 in.
Sound quality is very good.
Streaming audio file (approximately 9 minutes). Marian Horosko introduces August Heckscher; August Heckscher speaks about the Twentieth Century Fund [as of 1999, the Century Foundation], including its origins, its charter and its purpose; how research studies are performed; the Fund as a force for shaping public policy; the Fund's forthcoming study on the performing arts.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 81894357
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13233794
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d3e94380-ce9a-0137-be06-1d3921f03be4
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Item timeline of events

  • 1913: Creator Born
  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 1997: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with August Heckscher" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with August Heckscher" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). Interview with August Heckscher Retrieved from

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Interview with August Heckscher