Program for a Concert Series at the Dearborn Inn, circa 1935, "The Theremin Played by Vera Richardson"

Summary

Vera Richardson was a respected Detroit musician known for her accomplishments playing the theremin. The theremin is played by moving one's hands near the instrument's antennas; there is no physical contact. Richardson ran a music studio out of her home and from 1936-52 she played the theremin on "The Green Hornet" radio series. During the 1930s Richardson gave performances at the Dearborn Inn.

Vera Richardson was a respected Detroit musician known for her accomplishments playing the theremin. The theremin is played by moving one's hands near the instrument's antennas; there is no physical contact. Richardson ran a music studio out of her home and from 1936-52 she played the theremin on "The Green Hornet" radio series. During the 1930s Richardson gave performances at the Dearborn Inn.

Artifact

Program (Document)

Date Made

circa 1935

Subject Date

circa 1935

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Program Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

86.13.2.149

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Dorothy Guimaraes

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

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