Miles Kreuger

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Miles Kreuger
Born
Miles Kreuger

(1934-03-28) 28 March 1934 (age 85)
New York City, United States
OccupationPresident: Institute of the American Musical

Miles Kreuger (born March 28, 1934) is the president and founder of the Institute of the American Musical.[1] He has been called "the foremost expert on the American musical".[2][3]

Life[edit]

Kreuger spent his childhood in New York City[4] and saw his first show on Broadway when he was four years old.[5] As a child, he was already fascinated by film archives and explored those at the Museum of Modern Art and other places.[6] He has published various works about the American Musical, and has appeared in numerous documentaries about the subject.[7]

Publications (excerpt)[edit]

  • The Movie musical from Vitaphone to 42nd Street, as reported in a great fan magazine. New York, Dover Publications 1975.[8]
  • Show Boat: The Story of a Classic American Musical. Oxford University Press 1977.[9]
  • Souvenir programs of twelve classic movies, 1927-1941. New York, Dover Publications 1977.[10]
  • The Warner Bros. musical: (1933–1939). Stanford Theatre Foundation 1990.[11]

Reception[edit]

Buff is an insult, a frivolous term; Kreuger, 63, is scholar, curator, expert, tonsured monk of the order of St. Lerner and St. Loewe.

— Patt Morrison, in LA Times, September 07, 1997.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LA times: Article about the Institute for its 1997 anniversary". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Article about film-screening and Q&A, mentioning Kreuger". Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  3. ^ "New York Times: Article mentioning Miles Kreuger, also calling him an "expert"". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Lambert, Alix: Miles Kreuger - Keeping the golden age of Broadway alive. In: LA Weekly, July 15, 2004. Found at: http://www.laweekly.com/columns/miles-krueger-keeping-the-golden-age-of-broadway-alive-2138551". Retrieved 15 March 2015. External link in |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Article about Miles Kreuger". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Lambert, Alix: Miles Kreuger - Keeping the golden age of Broadway alive. In: LA Weekly, July 15, 2004. Found at: http://www.laweekly.com/columns/miles-krueger-keeping-the-golden-age-of-broadway-alive-2138551". Retrieved 15 March 2015. External link in |title= (help)
  7. ^ "Miles Kreuger's filmography on IMDB". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  8. ^ "WorldCat: Entry for the book". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  9. ^ "LA times: Article about the Institute for its 1997 anniversary". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  10. ^ "WorldCat: Entry for the book". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  11. ^ "WorldCat: Entry for the book". Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  12. ^ "Acolyte of a Vanishing Art Formby. Article from LA Times, September 07, 1997". Retrieved 6 November 2014..

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