Leonard Bernstein and Vélez Mitchell
Anita Vélez Mitchell Papers, 1950s-2013
Anita Vélez Mitchell with orchestra conductor Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) the composer of West Side Story. The musical play was very important in Vélez Mitchell's dance and acting career. She met Bernstein through her son-in-law Maurice Peress who was assistant conductor for the New York Philharmonic during Bernstein's tenure in the 1960s.
CreatorAnita Vélez Mitchell
Photograph: b & w photographs
Individuals or Organizations MentionedLeonard Bernstein
Anita Vélez Mitchell Papers, 1950s-2013. Leonard Bernstein and Vélez Mitchell: AVMi_b_f_0169_front. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 24 Oct 2020.
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
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