Lida Brodenova Papers

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Lida Brodenova Papers

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Brodenova, Lida ; Opera -- Czechoslovakia -- Sources ; Opera -- United States -- Sources ; Singers -- Biography -- Sources
Description:
Lida Brodenova, born in Czechoslovakia in 1902, was a performer and producer of Czech operas. In 1940 Lida and her husband Boris, who was Jewish, emigrated to America to avoid persecution. Once in America Lida began performing on the radio in New York. It was the beginning of a long career in the theater in which she performed, wrote, and taught Czech repertory. She died at the age of eighty-eight in 1990. The collection includes correspondence, awards, travel accounts, opera and recital programs, clippings, photographs, diaries, postcards, reviews, scrapbooks, photo albums, tape and phono recordings. Much of the collection is in Czech, and is separated into personal and professional categories.
Dates covered:
1917-1992
Language(s):
English; Czech
Collection Size:
12.50 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Lida Brodenova Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.