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Negri, Ruth


biographical statement

Biographical paper from Ruth Negri-Armato, December 2, 2003, (b. in San Diego; piano at 4, harp at 11; played double bass; harp soloist with Los Angeles NBC Orchestra at 16; studied with Marcel Grandjany at Juilliard; graduated in 1950 with Damrosch Scholarship; principal harp of New York City Ballet Co. from 1950 to 1959; New York Philharmonic from 1969 to 1997; married Ben Armato; taught at Williamsburg Settlement House, Manhattan School of Music, and privately; adjudicator of AHS from 1962 to 1988).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ruth Negri papers

 Collection — Carton 1
Identifier: MSS 7817
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials collected by Ruth Negri ranging from approximately 1950 to 1988. It includes video and audio recordings of some of her performances, publications promoting the harp and educational institutions, and news clippings of Ruth and her students.

Dates: approximately 1950-1988