Inez Cavanaugh lectures at the University of Connecticut
- Creation: 1972 November 14
Jazz and pop singer Inez Cavanaugh lectured on 11/14/1972 (2015-0002/RR116).
Biographical / Historical
Cavanaugh was a singer active throughout the 1940s and 1950s. Starting with a European tour with Don Redmand in 1946, Cavanaugh began a successful career in Europe, especially in Germany and Paris. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s Cavanaugh toured and recorded with Nelson Williams, Teddy Wilson, Bjarne Rostvold, and Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen. Although Cavanaugh never received much public attention, especially in the US, she was well regarded by jazz musicians.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original audio recordings reside in the University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Library.