Scope and Content
Title: Cole Porter Foreign Language Grammars,
Date (inclusive): 1931-1953
Collection number: 316
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Cole Albert Porter (1891-1940) was a composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre and wrote scores for Hollywood
films. The collection consists of grammar books used by composer Cole Porter for learning Spanish, Italian, and French.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
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copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
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[Identification of item], Cole Porter Foreign Language Grammars (Collection 316). Department of Special Collections, Charles
E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, Indiana; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became
composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included:
Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929),
Gay Divorcé (1932),
Anything Goes (1934),
Leave it to Me (1938),
DuBarry Was a Lady (1939),
Kiss Me, Kate (1948) and
Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You Do Something to Me, Night and Day, I Get a Kick Out of You, Anything Goes, I Love
Paris, Let's Do it, Begin the Beguine, and Just One of Those Things; he also wrote scores for Hollywood films, including
Born to Dance and
Broadway Melody of 1940; he died on October 15, 1964 in Santa Monica, California.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of grammar books used by composer Cole Porter for learning Spanish, Italian, and French. Includes some
notes and annotations in books.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964--Archives.