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Hickling (Gary) Collection on Lotte Lehmann, 1930-2008 (PA Mss 83)

Materials by and related to Lotte Lehmann, collected by Gary Hickling (1941-), Lotte Lehmann discographer, radio host, bassist and founder and past president of the Lotte Lehmann Foundation and Lotte Lehmann League.

This collection includes photographs, programs, and clippings related to German soprano Lotte Lehmann (1888-1976). Manuscripts include multiple copies of Lotte Lehmann: A Documentary Biography by Beaumont Glass. Correspondence includes letters between Gary Hickling and former students of Lotte Lehmann. Writings, correspondence and other materials by and relating to Shirley Sproule, former student of Lotte Lehmann, have been gathered into one series.

Research files include programs and clippings from the National Archives of Australia, and relate to Lotte Lehmann's performances on that continent, as well as materials related to American performances in New York and Chicago.

The finding guide to the collection can be found on the Online Archive of California.