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Bea Winde lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record


  • 1987 February 17


Ms. Winde's presentation consists of readings of poetry and scenes interspersed with discussions about the readings.

Biographical / Historical

Beatrice Winde (born Beatrice Lucille Williams) was born on 5 January 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from the Chicago Music Conservatory as a voice student and continued her voice studies briefly at the Yale University School of Music and at Juilliard. An actress with a lengthy list of credits, Winde appeared on Broadway in the 1971 Melvin Van Peebles musical Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, which won her the Theatre World Award and a Tony Award nomination. Winde's screen appearances include Oliver's Story and Jefferson in Paris and multiple television credits including The Sopranos and Law & Order.

Ms. Winde died at her home on 3 January 2004, two days before her 80th birthday.

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1 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recordings) : RR 300 1 reel, 1:02:35; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester.

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

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
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Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US