Charles R. and Theodora Larocque Codman collection of George Gershwin materials, 1931-circa 1935

Codman, Charles R
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  • Consists of autograph manuscript score of "Blue, blue, blue," a song from Act II of Let 'em eat cake, inscribed by George Gershwin to Charlie; vocal score of Porgy and Bess (New York, N.Y.: Gershwin Publishing Corporation, [1935]; 559 pages bound) inscribed by George Gershwin to Theodora and Charlie with a line of musical notation, a hand written index on the back cover and also signed by Rouben Mamoulian and Alexander Steinert; and two typewritten letters signed from George Gershwin, one to Charlie, December 24, 1931 and the other to Theodora, January 21, 1932.


  • 4 items.
  • Presented by Mrs. Charles R. Codman, Magnolia, Massachusetts, 1937.
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