crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia Center for Oral History Portal >

Oral history interview with Dorothy Fields, 1958

Creator: Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974
Project: Popular arts project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 40 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
Full CLIO record >>

Biographical Note

Lyricist

Scope and Contents

Recollections of her father, Lew Fields; family's life in the theater; career as a lyric writer: the Cotton Club in Harlem, "Blackbirds," "Annie Get Your Gun," association with J. Fred Coots, Jimmy McHugh, Jerome Kern; old vs. new musical comedy; impression of Lillian Russell

Subjects

Using this collection

Columbia Center for Oral History

Address:
Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
801 Butler Library, Box 20
MC1129
New York, NY 10027
Telephone:
(212) 854-7083

Email:
oralhist
@libraries.cul.columbia.edu

Website:
Columbia Center for Oral History