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Lauritz Melchior Concert Program, circa 1950

 File — Box: 4265.001, Folder: 38

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one program from the Montgomery Concert Courses presentation of Lauritz Melchior, tenor, with the Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City, New York. The concert was given at the Sidney Lanier Auditorium in Montgomery, Alabama, on Monday, February 27.


  • circa 1950

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to portions of this collection has been restricted by Archives and Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact University Libraries Special Collections at or 205.348.0500 for information on access to the restricted portions of this collection.

The rest of the collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

Lauritz Melchior was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on March 20, 1890. Melchior's opera career began in 1913 as a member of the Royal Danish Opera. His intention was to base his career in Germany but with the onset of World War II, he travelled to the United States, where he became a citizen in 1947. Melchior gave concerts throughout the United States, appeared in four motion pictures, and numerous radio broadcasts. Lauritz Melchior passed away at the age of 82 on March 18, 1973. (, accessed 4/13/11)


From the Collection: 3.8 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.3381

Local Identifier


Processing Information

Processed by Erin Schmidt, 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266