Music and war
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / The Hugo Keesing collection on music and the Gulf Wars
Overview The Hugo Keesing collection on music and the Gulf Wars consists of artifacts, collectibles, publications, sound recordings, and sheet music primarily related to the 1990 Gulf War, as well as the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis and the 2003 Iraq War. Collected by Hugo Keesing, the bulk of the materials cover the period 1990–1992 in the years during and immediately following the First Gulf War. The collection has been separated into six series: realia, newspapers and magazines, clippings and ephemera,...
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / The Hugo Keesing collection on music and World War I
Overview Contemporaneously referred to as "the war to end all wars," the First World War officially began in July 1914 and lasted until November 11, 1918, when Germany, the last of the Central Powers still standing, signed an armstice. This was one of the largest and deadliest wars in the history of the world, involving over 70 million military troops, not to mention the millions of civilians that were affected and lost their lives. Hundreds of songs were written in the United States during and about...