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ASCAP's Cavalcade of Music 25th Anniversary Celebration. Original Photograph, 1940

Price: $25000.00 USD

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American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers 1940


Composer W. C. Handy (1873-1958) described ASCAP's 25th Anniversary concert and broadcast as "a program that was never before nor can ever again be duplicated this side of Kingdom Come.” The performance took place on September 24, 1940, at the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in San Francisco and included more than forty ASCAP members performing their own works. The event's finale was an appearance by Irving Berlin, performing a heartfelt rendition of his own, iconic...(cont)