Lucie Bigelow Rosen

Title

Lucie Bigelow Rosen

Subject

Rosen, Lucie Bigelow, 1890-1968
Theremin
Theremin music
Musicians
Musical instruments

Description

Lucie Bigelow Rosen poses with her theremin during a portrait session. Rosen was a musician and Theremin soloist who helped to popularize the electric instrument during the 1930s.

On verso: "From Jean Dalrymple; 122 East 42nd Street; New York City; Mu. 5-3114; Lucie Bigelow Rosen, therminist, who will appear as soloist in the first American performance of Mortimer Browning's 'Concerto in F' for Theremin and orchestra, to be given by the Illinois Symphony Orchestra May 4th with Robert Lawrence as guest conductor."

Creator

De Tirjian

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

en

Identifier

401320
Federal Music Project

Original Format

portrait
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

26 x 21 cm

Citation

De Tirjian, “Lucie Bigelow Rosen,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 22, 2019, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/21091.