Meyer, Forrest, 1911-2005
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
Overview Members of Silver Star Entertainers, the first high school dance orchestra in Fort Collins, pose together in a living room with their instruments. Forrest Meyer is seated at the piano.
Dates: between 1925-1929
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Overview Forrest Meyer playing piano with four other musicians playing instruments on the Joe E. Brown Show in Australia. An individual dances in front of the band.
Dates: 1943 March 21
Overview "Forrest Meyer recounts the history of his family, beginning with his father who migrated as a teenager from Poland to Rocky Ford, Colo. He describes his family moving to Ft. Collins, Colo. where his father opened a clothing store. Forrest recalls the role that religion played in his life as a young boy, including the weekly trips his family made to attend Temple Emanuel in Denver. He describes growing up Jewish in a rural town, and the camaraderie that existed between him and his friends of...
Dates: 1984 November 1