Skip to main content


Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Pianists Fortepianists Piano players

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Larry Crittendon for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-crittendon
Abstract Larry Crittendon reflects on his childhood in Denver, Colorado, his work with the Rio Grande Railroad for 48 years, his time studying music at the Denver Conservatory of Music, and playing piano, bassoon and celesta with the Denver Symphony. Discusses his father's experiences as Molly Brown's (Margaret Tobin Brown) butcher. Reminisces about the early nickelodeon movie theaters and silent films and watching Halley's comet in 1910. Discusses the Great Depression and the effects it had on...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Olietta Moore for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-moore_olietta
Abstract Olietta Moore, born and raised in Colorado, reminisces on her childhood growing up in the Barnum neighborhood, opening of the Colfax Viaduct, and riding the Barnum streetcar. Discusses writing music, attending the University of Denver at the Lamont School of Music, and entertaining soldiers after World War I. Moore reflects on the creation of the Cosmopolitan Club, fighting against segregation, and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver. Briefly mentions her work as a hard rock miner.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined