Douglas Moore letters to Ethan Ayer
Letters of American composer Douglas Stuart Moore to lyricist Ethan Ayer concerning music in the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove.
- 1960 and undated
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes 21 letters to Ethan Ayer concerning the production of The wings of the dove and four photographs of the production.
Biographical / Historical
Douglas Moore was a composer and teacher; Ethan Ayer wrote song lyrics which were set by Moore for the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove, based on the novel by Henry James.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
69M-51. Gift of Mr. Ethan Ayer, 90 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1969 March.
- Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969. Douglas Moore letters to Ethan Ayer, 1960: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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