ACSAP Pied Piper Award, presented to Duke Ellington

Description:

This award was presented to Duke Ellington by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) in 1968. It is a cast bronze flutist (Pied Piper) on a wood base. The metal plate on the base is engraved:

TO
DUKE ELLINGTON
FOR HIS TALENTS FOR HIS ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENTS
FOR HIS PERSONAL QUALITIES
FOR HIS LOYALTY AND DEVOTION TO ASCAP
FROM ALL HIS COLLEAGUES IN THE
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS
OCTOBER 30TH 1968
STANLEY ADAMS
PRESIDENT

ASCAP presents several types of special awards throughout the year to its music creator members in all genres of music. The awards include Henry Mancini Award, Latin Heritage Award, Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award, and the Pied Piper Award, which is given to entertainers who have made significant contributions to words and music.

Presentation Date: 1968

Recipient: Ellington, DukePresenter: American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

Subject: Awards and Prizes

Subject:

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments, Music & Musical Instruments, Popular Entertainment, Jazz

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0369.113Accession Number: 1989.0369Catalog Number: 1989.0369.113

Object Name: award

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17 in x 5 1/8 in x 9 1/8 in; 43.18 cm x 13.0175 cm x 23.1775 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-a3df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1281393

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