Interview with Franklin White, 1991-1992

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Title
Interview with Franklin White, 1991-1992
Names
White, Franklin, 1924- (Interviewee)
Farlow, Lesley (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Oral History Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-10-30 - 1992-01-02
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTC 3-1765 (former)
Topics
White, Franklin, 1924- -- Interviews
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987
Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004
Rambert, Marie
Ballet Rambert
Sadler's Wells Ballet
Vic-Wells Ballet
Royal Ballet
National Academy of Dance (Urbana, Ill.)
Genres
Oral histories
Interviews
Notes
Interview with Franklin White conducted by Lesley Farlow, for the Oral History Project at the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on October 30, 1991 and January 2, 1992, in New York, N.Y.; and on January 20, 1992 in Waterford, Conn.
Additional physical form: For transcript of interview see: *MGZMT 3-1765.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 4 audiocassettes (approximately 4 hr., 35 min.) : analog, stereo
Description
Streaming files 1 and 2 [cassette 1], October 30, 1991 (approximately one hour and 32 minutes). Mr. White discusses his childhood; training with Madame Rambert; performing with the Ballet Rambert; joining Sadler's Wells Ballet; World War II; the debut of the Royal Ballet in the United States; his roles; Leonide Massine; Margot Fonteyn; training opera singers in Canada -- Streaming files 3 and 4 [cassette 2], January 2, 1992 (approximately 49 minutes). The National Academy of Dance, Urbana, IL; directing opera; watching Frederic Franklin and Alexandra Danilova in Giselle; Alicia Markova; the Royal Ballet's Russian tour of 1961; lecture/demonstration tours of South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe -- Streaming files 5 and 6 [cassette 3], January 2, 1992 (approximately 49 minutes). Tours of South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Canada; guest teaching and directing; teaching ballet mime; filming Sleeping beauty for American television; Walter Terry; lyric theatre -- Streaming files 7 and 8 [cassette 4], January 20, 1992 (approximately 38 minutes). Working in the Mercury Theatre during World War II; touring Africa and England; performing with Nureyev and Fonteyn in Giselle; Joan Sutherland; Antony Tudor and Hugh Laing.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936016941-R
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12119134
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3fdbb960-c313-0133-578e-60f81dd2b63c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Franklin White, 1991-1992" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991 - 1992. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4432ec60-c313-0133-fd1d-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Franklin White, 1991-1992" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4432ec60-c313-0133-fd1d-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991 - 1992). Interview with Franklin White, 1991-1992 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4432ec60-c313-0133-fd1d-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Franklin White,  1991-1992