Interview with Lys Symonette

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Interview with Lys Symonette
Berger, David, 1916-1997 (Interviewer)
Symonette, Lys (Interviewee)

Seth Bingham collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980 - 1997 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 42567, tracks 1-6
Symonette, Lys
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950
Lenya, Lotte
Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
Radio programs -- Germany
Radio programs
Statement of responsibility: by David Berger.
Content: Streaming files transferred from original audiocassettes.ote
Venue: Recorded for an unidentified German radio program.
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.) available in *LDC 42567, tracks 1-6.
Acquisition: Gift; Glenn Loney; 2002.
Language: Interviewed in German.
Content: On CD with: An interview with Bobby Short (9 min.) [track 7], and an interview with Morton Gould (20 min.) [tracks 8-11].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 sound cassette (30 min.) : analog, stereo.
Lys Symonette (Kurt Weill's musical assistant; Lotte Lenya's executor; and director[?] of the Kurt Weill Foundation) discusses Weill and Lenya, as well as the work of the foundation [in German].
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 219666917
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16807853
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f9904050-c350-0133-f0e6-60f81dd2b63c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1916: Creator Born
  • 1980: Created (Approximate)
  • 1997: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Lys Symonette" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980 - 1997.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Lys Symonette" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980 - 1997). Interview with Lys Symonette Retrieved from

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Interview with Lys Symonette