A to Z of Women: American Women in the Performing Arts

Editor/Author Sonneborn, Liz
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-5005-5
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Image Count: 90
Book Status: Available
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A to Z of American Women in the Performing Arts, Second Edition is an engaging resource that provides readers with insightful, up-to-date biographies of select women in the performing arts from the 19th century to the present.

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Table of Contents

  • A
  • Allen, Gracie
  • Anderson, Laurie
  • Anderson, Marian
  • Arden, Eve
  • Arthur, Jean
  • B
  • Bacall, Lauren
  • Baez, Joan
  • Bailey, Pearl
  • Baker, Josephine
  • Ball, Lucille
  • Bankhead, Tallulah
  • Bara, Theda
  • Barrymore, Ethel
  • Berg, Gertrude
  • Bergen, Candice
  • Bergman, Ingrid
  • Bow, Clara
  • Brice, Fanny
  • Brooks, Louise
  • Burnett, Carol
  • C
  • Callas, Maria
  • Carpenter, Karen
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • Carter, Maybelle
  • Castle, Irene
  • Charisse, Cyd
  • Cher
  • Cline, Patsy
  • Colbert, Claudette
  • Crawford, Joan
  • Cushman, Charlotte
  • D
  • Dandridge, Dorothy
  • Davis, Bette
  • Day, Doris
  • De Mille, Agnes
  • DeGeneres, Ellen
  • Del Rio, Dolores
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Diller, Phyllis
  • Duncan, Isadora
  • Dunham, Katherine
  • E
  • Estefan, Gloria
  • F
  • Farrell, Suzanne
  • Finley, Karen
  • Fitzgerald, Ella
  • Fonda, Jane
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Franklin, Aretha
  • G
  • Garbo, Greta
  • Gardner, Ava
  • Garland, Judy
  • Gish, Dorothy
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Grable, Betty
  • Graham, Martha
  • H
  • Harlow, Jean
  • Hayes, Helen
  • Hayworth, Rita
  • Henie, Sonja
  • Hepburn, Audrey
  • Hepburn, Katharine
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Horne, Lena
  • Houston, Whitney
  • Humphrey, Doris
  • J
  • Jackson, Mahalia
  • James, Etta
  • Jamison, Judith
  • Joplin, Janis
  • K
  • Kelly, Grace
  • Kemble, Fanny
  • L
  • Lee, Gypsy Rose
  • Leginska, Ethel
  • Leigh, Vivien
  • Leitzel, Lillian
  • Lombard, Carole
  • Lupino, Ida
  • Lynn, Loretta
  • M
  • Mabley, Moms
  • MacDonald, Jeanette
  • Madonna
  • Martin, Mary
  • McDaniel, Hattie
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Midler, Bette
  • Mills, Florence
  • Minnelli, Liza
  • Miranda, Carmen
  • Mitchell, Joni
  • Monk, Meredith
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Montez, Lola
  • Moore, Mary Tyler
  • Moreno, Rita
  • N
  • Norman, Jessye
  • Normand, Mabel
  • O
  • Oakley, Annie
  • P
  • Parton, Dolly
  • Pearl, Minnie
  • Pickford, Mary
  • Powell, Eleanor
  • Powell, Maud
  • Price, Florence
  • Price, Leontyne
  • R
  • Radner, Gilda
  • Rainey, Ma
  • Rand, Sally
  • Rivers, Joan
  • Roberts, Julia
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Roseanne
  • Ross, Diana
  • Russell, Lillian
  • Russell, Rosalind
  • S
  • Sainte-Marie, Buffy
  • Sarandon, Susan
  • Shore, Dinah
  • Sills, Beverly
  • Slick, Grace
  • Smith, Bessie
  • Smith, Patti
  • St. Denis, Ruth
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • Streep, Meryl
  • Streisand, Barbra
  • Swanson, Gloria
  • T
  • Tallchief, Maria
  • Talmadge, Norma
  • Tamiris, Helen
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Tanguay, Eva
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Temple, Shirley
  • Tharp, Twyla
  • Thornton, Big Mama
  • Tomlin, Lily
  • Tucker, Sophie
  • Turner, Lana
  • Turner, Tina
  • V
  • Vaughan, Sarah
  • Verdon, Gwen
  • W
  • Warwick, Dionne
  • Washington, Dinah
  • Waters, Ethel
  • West, Mae
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Wong, Anna May
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Wynette, Tammy
  • Support Materials
  • Recommended Sources on American Women in the Performing Arts