Audio Recording Léon Damas reading his poems in French and Sterling Brown reading the English translations, in the Recording Laboratory, June 7, 1973

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Title
Léon Damas reading his poems in French and Sterling Brown reading the English translations, in the Recording Laboratory, June 7, 1973
Summary
Mr. Damas reads each of his poems in French first and Mr. Brown follows with an English translation.
Contributor Names
Damas, Léon-Gontran, 1912-1978.
Brown, Sterling Allen, 1901-1989. prf
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1973.
Contents
From Pigments: Ils sont Venus ce soir ; They came that night ; Solde ; Bargain ; Hoquet ; Hiccup ; La complainte du nègre ; The Negro's ballad ; Ils ont ; They have ; Pour sûr ; For sure ; S.O.S. ; S.O.S. -- Etcetera -- Etcetera -- Shine, pour Louis Armstrong -- Shine, for Louis Armstrong -- Il est des nuits -- There are nights -- From Pigments: Obession ; Obession ; Savoir-vivre ; Good breeding ; Sur une carte postale ; On a post card -- Je ne sais rien en vérité ; Really I know nothing sadder -- Il ne fait pas l'ombre d'un doute -- Pareille à la légende -- Just like the legend.
Subject Headings
-  French poetry--20th century--Translations into English
Notes
-  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Literary recordings, rev., enl. ed., p. 51.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
LWO 7360
Library of Congress Control Number
95770399
Online Format
audio
Description
Mr. Damas reads each of his poems in French first and Mr. Brown follows with an English translation.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/95770399
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Damas, Léon-Gontran, Sterling Allen Brown, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Léon Damas reading his poems in French and Sterling Brown reading the English translations, in the Recording Laboratory, June 7. 1973. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/95770399/.

APA citation style:

Damas, L., Brown, S. A. & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1973) Léon Damas reading his poems in French and Sterling Brown reading the English translations, in the Recording Laboratory, June 7. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/95770399/.

MLA citation style:

Damas, Léon-Gontran, Sterling Allen Brown, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Léon Damas reading his poems in French and Sterling Brown reading the English translations, in the Recording Laboratory, June 7. 1973. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/95770399/>.