Title: Juris Svendsen Collection
Collection number: ARS.0011
94 open reel tapes, 34 audiocassettes
Archive of Recorded Sound
Audio tapes of spoken word and musical performances, largely related to Bertolt Brecht and radical theater of the 1960s.
Language of Material: English
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Juris Svendsen Collection, ARS-0011. Courtesy of the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford,
The Juris Svendsen Collection was donated to the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound by the estate of Juris Svendsen, January
Juris Svendsen was an actor, director, and Bertolt Brecht scholar. He directed and translated works for the San Francisco
Mime Troupe, broadcast on KPFK in Berkeley, California and wrote criticism for various journals.
Recordings in this collection are arranged by format. Series 1 contains audio cassettes and Series 2 contains reel to reel
tapes. There is no chronological order.
Stanford University Library's Manuscripts Department also holds The Juris Martin Svendsen Papers, M1028.
This finding aid was produced with generous financial support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956
Theatre--Study and Teaching (Higher)