Dinah Washington Arrangements

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Dinah Washington Arrangements


  • 1950 - 1965 (Creation)


3 linear feet (2 archival document boxes, 1 flat archival box)

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43 arrangements for voice and various instruments, written for and used by Dinah Washington

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Alphabetical by title

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Acknowledgment sent 9/2/2014. Deed of Gift returned 9/23/2014.
According to donor, the arrangements were owned by Aretha Franklin, who received them from her booking agent Ruth Bowen, who had also been agent for Dinah Washington. The arrangements were originally written for Dinah Washington.

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