Richard Rodgers sheet music
Printed sheet music of Richard Rodgers compositions.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.
Extent.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection includes 20th-century printed sheet music of Richard Rodgers compositions. Prominent lyricists include Oscar Hammerstein, Lorenz Hart, Edith Meiser, and Herbert Fields.
Biographical / Historical
Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Shows
- II. Songs
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.
Processed by: Ashley M. Nary
- Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979, composer. Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958: Guide.
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