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Record ID 76824
Source New Zealand woman's weekly, 23 February 1976
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Interview with Ruby King, now 91, who composed songs and welcomed overseas visitors with her singing of Maori songs.
Notes Includes portraits.
Subjects King, Ruby; Maori songs; Composers


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Record ID 76825
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Ruby King wrote songs (music and words) based on Maori legends. She was the daughter of Mrs. Darcy Hamilton and used the pseudonym, Mari Hamutana.
Notes In conversation with the Music Librarian, 9 March 1976.
Subjects King, Ruby; Maori legends; Maori songs; Composers


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Record ID 76838
Source Ruby King letters, June 1950; August 1950
Location Special Collections New Zealand Manuscripts NZMS 756 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Letters from Phyllis Williams to Ruby King concerning songs composed by Mrs. King sung over the radio (NZBC) during the 1950s.
Subjects Williams, Phyllis; Singers; King, Ruby; Composers


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Record ID 76839
Source Ruby King letters, 25 May 1962
Location Special Collections New Zealand Manuscripts NZMS 756 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Letter from Inia Te Wiata to Ruby King concerning Mrs. King's songs.
Subjects Te Wiata, Inia, 1915-1971; Singers; King, Ruby; Composers


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Record ID 76840
Source Ruby King letters, 13 September 1948
Location Special Collections New Zealand Manuscripts NZMS 756 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Letter from Allan's, Australia to Ruby King about publishing Mrs. King's songs.
Subjects Music publishing; King, Ruby; Composers


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Record ID 76841
Source Ruby King letters, 13 October 1969
Location Special Collections New Zealand Manuscripts NZMS 756 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Letter from A. H. and A. W. Reed to Ruby King informing Mrs. King that her song "E Tangi Tikapa" sung by Phyllis Williams with the Alex Lindsay String Orchestra had been included on a 45 rpm record.
Subjects Williams, Phyllis; Singers; Alex Lindsay String Orchestra; King, Ruby; Composers; Musical recordings


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Record ID 76842
Source Ruby King letters, 30 June 1965; 30 June 1961; 30 March 1966
Location Special Collections New Zealand Manuscripts NZMS 756 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Statements from the Australasian Performing Rights Association concerning royalties re the songs of Ruby King.
Subjects King, Ruby; Composers


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Record ID 76843
Source Ruby King letters, 29 March 1934
Location Special Collections New Zealand Manuscripts NZMS 756 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Letter from Nelle Scanlon to Ruby King concerning publication of Mrs. King's songs by Augener and also about a broadcast of "Puhihuia" from Dublin, sung by Eileen Driscoll.
Subjects King, Ruby; Composers; Driscoll, Eileen; Singers


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Record ID 76844
Source Ruby King letters, 21 October 1935?
Location Special Collections New Zealand Manuscripts NZMS 756 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Letter from Eileen Driscoll to Ruby King concerning a broadcast of "Puhihuia" from the BBC (Empire Programme, on 14 December 1935, sung by Eileen Driscoll.
Subjects King, Ruby; Composers; Driscoll, Eileen; Singers
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