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Pete Stanley diary, 1961-1962

Pete Stanley diary, 1961-1962

Stanley, Pete, 1940-

Musician

Collection Information

Size: 1 item

Summary: A diary kept by Pete Stanley primarily about a trip that he took by horse-drawn carriage with Mimi Gross, Red Grooms, Katharine Kean (known as KK), and Nello Falteri (known as Paperino) from Florence to Venice, Italy and back performing shadow puppet shows as Il Piccolo Circo d'Ombra di Firenze (the Little Shadow Circus from Florence). The diary includes entries from July 24, 1961 (leaving Florence) to August 23, 1961 (in Venice) and entries from March 24-31, 1962 about Stanley's travels in Germany. Also included are a few sketches of puppets and acquaintances, such as circus performer Alberto Adami.

Biographical/Historical Note

Pete Stanley (1940- ) is a bluegrass musician in London, England.

Provenance

Donated 2014 by Pete Stanley.

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