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Catalog Number 2003X.84.4
Object Name Program
Title Program, "1978 Guelph Spring Festival Honouring Edward Johnson, 1878-1959"
Date 1978
Year Range from 1978.0
Year Range to 1978.0
Description Program, "1978 Guelph Spring Festival Honouring Edward Johnson, 1878-1959." August 22, 1978 would mark the 100th anniversary of Johnson's birth in Guelph. Soft cover program dedicated to Edward Johnson. Front cover is painting of Edward Johnson sitting in booth of a theatre. Background of painting is made up of other booths and audience. Edward is wearing a tuxedo and holding a program regarding the Metropolitan Opera. Title on bottom in yellow: "1978 Guelph Spring Festival/ Honoring Edward Johnson 1878-1959". Article about Edward Johnson is written by Ruby Mercer. Quotations used are selections from Mercer's biography of Edward Johnson: "The Tenor of His Time, published by Clark Irwin. Much of the program is full of photos of Edward Johnson and letters written by him or to him, or excerpts regarding his life. Back of cover is advertisement for Dunhill cigarettes. Remainder of program regarding other performers at Guelph Spring Festival.
Illustrations: Printed
On front cover: "1978 Guelph Spring Festival/ Honoring Edward Johnson 1878-1959"
No of Pages: 56
People Johnson, Edward
Johnson, Beatrice
Drew, Alexandra
Scholey, Alexandra Drew
Mercer, Ruby
Goldschmidt, Nicholas
MacKinnon, Murdo
Westoby, Mayor W.
Drew, Fiorenza Johnson
Drew, Edward
Drew, George
Peerce, Jan
Wilson, Charles
Benson, Eugene
Macdonald, Brian
Lemcke, Douglas
Evans, Glyn
Wilson, Charles M.
Watson, Ruth
Kaethler, Nick
Search Terms Board of Education
Centennial Collegiate and Vocational Institute
Chalmers United Church
Church of Our Lady
CJOY
CKLA
Fastforms
Guelph Civic Museum
Guelph Mercury
Guelph Spring Festival
IODE - Edward Johnson Chapter
Johnson (Edward) Guild
Johnson (Edward) Music Foundation
Johnson (Edward) Public School
Johnson Family
Meistersingers
Mutual Life Insurance
Ontario Agricultural College - War Memorial Hall
Shell Canada Limited
University of Guelph
Wood (W.C.) Company
Woolwich Street
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
ARTS - EDWARD JOHNSON
ARTS - MUSIC
MUSIC
PORTRAIT
SOCIAL LIFE
SPECIAL EVENTS - ANNIVERSARIES
SPECIAL EVENTS - BIRTHDAYS
NEWSPAPERS
COSTUME - THEATRE
Dimensions Cover, Paper, Stapled - 11.02/8.46 in. - Length/Width