Robert Nofsinger papers

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2022


Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Nofsinger papers
Dates: circa 1989-2002
Collection Number: 2020-07
Creator/Collector:
Extent: .5 linear feet
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: Robert Ben Nofsinger (July 11, 1963-January 19, 1993) was a San Francisco-based music composer, pianist, singer, Chinese language teacher, and gay man. He died of AIDS in 1993. He was active in the Society of Gay and Lesbian Composers (SGLC). The collection includes original musical compositions, lyrics, and sheet music by Nofsinger, audiocassette tape recordings of his music and concerts, including the song “The Shivering Tree” and the SGLC Summer Showcase 1993, and programs and other material related to the Society of Gay and Lesbian Composers and various church performances.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item]. Robert Nofsinger papers. Collection Number: 2020-07. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Calvin Bruce Doucet, January 2020.

Scope and Content of Collection

Robert Ben Nofsinger (July 11, 1963-January 19, 1993) was a San Francisco-based music composer, pianist, singer, Chinese language teacher, and gay man. He died of AIDS in 1993. He was active in the Society of Gay and Lesbian Composers (SGLC). The collection includes original musical compositions, lyrics, and sheet music by Nofsinger, audiocassette tape recordings of his music and concerts, including the song “The Shivering Tree” and the SGLC Summer Showcase 1993, and programs and other material related to the Society of Gay and Lesbian Composers and various church performances. GSSO linked terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_008194; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_004300

Indexing Terms

Gay men
Music