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Music For The Wounded Concert. September 22, 1945

Price: 135.00 USD

Los Angeles: Musicians Association of Los Angeles, 1945. . 4to. 37 pp. Profusely illustrated in black and white with full page photographs of Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Bette Davis, Dinah Shore, Artur Rubenstein, Leopold Stokowski. Half page black and white photographs of Bob Hope and Mervyn Leroy. The symphony program featured the following: Flag day prayer---recitation by Bette Davis. Part Two: Anything Can Happen: Jack Haley: Master of Ceremonies featuring Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Jack Benny, Frank Sinatra, Bob Burns, Jack Haley, Bob Hope assisted by Jerry Colonna. The Finale consisted of excerpts from Porgy and Bess featuring Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore and Frank Sinatra with an orchestra of 150 musicians conducted by John Scoot Turner and choir presented by The Sportsmen. Full page ads by Johnny Mercer, Harry James, Harry Warren and a half page ad by JimmDorsey. OCLC locates 1 copy of the second Music For The Wounded Concert, 1946, but locates no copies held for this first concert. No copy for sale on the NET. Fine.

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