Sundgaard, Arnold, 1909-2006
- Existence: 1909 - 2006
Arnold Sundgaard (1909-2006) was an American lyricist, librettist, and playwright.
Arnold Sundgaard was born October 31, 1909 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He wrote a number of plays throughout the 20th century. In 1975, he collaborated with K. Newell Dayley to write the musical "Brigham!" as part of the celebrations for Brigham Young University's centennial year, with Dayley composing the music and Sundgaard writing the book and lyrics. He died October 22, 2006 in Dallas, Texas.
Citation:Moore, D. Gallantry, 1957: t.p. (book by Arnold Sundgaard).
LC Mus. Div. manual cat. (hdg. on copyright cards: Sundgaard, Arnold, 1911- ).
Parsons, C.H. The Mellon opera ref. index (Sundgaard, Arnold).
Williams, L. Promised valley, c1991: t.p. (Arnold Sundgaard).
ConAuth New Rev.Ser., v.2 (Sundgaard, Arnold (Olaf), 1909- ; b. 10-31-09; B.A., Univ. of Wisconsin; playwright, librettist, children's author, etc.; extensive list of his works).
Letter from Arnold Sundgaard to David Farneth, Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, 7-11-95 (actual date of birth is October 31, 1909).
New York times WWW site, Oct. 31, 2006 (Arnold Sundgaard; b. Arnold Olaf Sundgaard, Oct. 31, 1909, St. Paul; d. Oct. 22, Dallas, aged 96; lyricist, librettist, and playwright who collaborated with some of the most distinguished artists of the 20th century).
UA 5398 (collaborated with Arnold Sundgaard to write the musical "Brigham!" as part of the celebrations for BYU's centennial year in 1975; Dayley composed music and Sundgaard wrote book and lyrics).
AmeriGrove; Baker, 5th-7th eds;Ewen, D. Enc. of the opera, new enl. ed.;Ewen, D. The new enc. of opera.
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Centennial Committee centennial guidebook, 1974-1975
Contains materials from the production of the Centennial guidebook, as well as two copies of the guide in its final form. Dated 1974-1975.
Centennial Committee chronological records, 1973-1976
Contains correspondence and memorandums on a variety of subjects organized by date. Dates from 1973-1976.
Centennial Committee clippings, 1974-1976
Contains copies of newspaper articles related to centennial events and programming. Dated 1974-1976.
Centennial Committee collection on Brigham!, 1976
Consists of additional documentation from the production of the musical "Brigham!" Dated 1976.
Centennial Committee collection on Right Honorable Saint, 1975
Consists of copies of the score and instrumentation for "Right Honorable Saint," a musical about the life of Karl Maeser produced as part of the centennial celebration. Dated 1975.
Centennial Committee ephemera, 1975-1976
Contains various items of centennial ephemera, including buttons and banners. Dated 1975-1976.
Centennial Committee event records, 1974-1976
Contains articles, placards, correspondence, and other records dealing with Centennial Celebration luncheons, festivals, conferences, parades, and other events. Dated 1974-1976.
Centennial Committee final report, 1976
Contains a complete copy of the Centennial Committee's final report on the celebration. Dated 1976.
Centennial Committee general records, 1973-1976
Contains notes and information arranged alphabetically by folder subject. Dates from 1973-1976.
Centennial Committee miscellaneous records, 1973-1976
An ecclectic accumulation of Centennial Committee files, with event information, vignettes, drawings, photographs, and meeting minutes. Dated 1973-1976.
- Archival Object 14
- Collection 2
- Provo (Utah) -- Centennial celebrations, etc 14
- Colleges and Universities 13
- Education 13
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 12
- Mormons -- Drama 12
- Musicals -- Vocal scores with piano 12
- Performing Arts 12
- Letters 4
- Memorandums 3
- Provo (Utah) 3
- Articles 2
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
- Files (Records) 2
- Notes 2
- Scores 2
- Special events -- Planning 2
- Carillons -- Utah -- Provo 1
- Drawings 1
- Financial records 1
- Guidebooks 1
- Instrumentation and orchestration 1
- Minutes (Records) 1
- Musicals 1
- Negatives 1
- Performing arts 1
- Photographs 1
- Pin-back buttons 1
- Printed ephemera 1
- Programs 1
- Publications 1
- Reports 1
- Research (Documents) 1
- Scripts (Documents) 1
- Slides (Photography) 1
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