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Nilsson's Aerial Ballet theater_comedy Nilsson's Aerial Ballet was an act created by Carl Emanuel Nilsson , Harry Nilsson's great-grandfather. [1] .   Using a device patented by Carl Nilsson , ballet performers appeared to dance in mid-air while other dancers performed on the stage below. ...
Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for John and Sean Lennon event_note radio On October 9, 1984, a birthday party for Sean Lennon and his father John Lennon was held on-the-air by the radio station WNEW-FM in New York, New York and distributed by satellite to other stations by MJI Broadcasting .   "Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for ...
Harry Nilsson on Performing Live auto_stories I don't know how much I want out of music or how much I'm willing to pay for it. It's acceptance we all want, isn't it? If it's my music that's being played and sung am I accepted? Or do I have to play it and sing it myself? Maybe, that's why I don't perform. I don't feel comfortable before an ...
Cuddly Toy music_note After selling "Cuddly Toy" to The Monkees and receiving a $40,000 guarantee Harry Nilsson felt secure enough to quit his job at the bank . He called his boss who chided Nilsson "for making jokes over the phone," But when he sensed I was serious he told me he couldn't be happier and I would ...
Harry Nilsson on his Father auto_stories I saw him when I was 9, and again recently, like after 20 years. He remarried and had three more children. He's retired now, after he got hurt in an auto plant. He was a supervisor and got to manage one of the Dodger farm clubs. He used to be a pretty good ballplayer once. -- Harry Nilsson ...
Harry Nilsson on Songwriting auto_stories While working at a bank, Harry had an answer when people asked why he wasn't doing well with the songs he was writing: The only way I defended myself was by quoting statistics that fewer people in music got into trouble or jail than people in other trades or professions. -- Harry Nilsson (1969) ...
Collect My Drum article In May of 1984, a number of newspapers reported the following ....   Isaac Tigrett , one of the founders of the Hard Rock Cafe chain of restaurants, had attended an auction in London where he purchased a set of drums that once had belonged to Ringo Starr . Ringo learned of this and ...
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography book Eric Idle's memoir is filled with anecdotes of the former Python's encounters with celebrities including a few run-ins with Harry Nilsson .   In the book, Idle describes singing "Volare " with Harry, Ringo Starr , and George Harrison at the exclusive ...
Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. person Harry Nilsson's father, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr., was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 20, 1917, to Catherine Beatrice Nilsson (nee Robb) and Charles Harry Nilsson .   Nilsson married Elizabeth Martin . They had one son, Harry Nilsson .   ...
Rumpelmayer's business Harry Nilsson met his future wife, Una O'Keeffe at Rumpelmayer's in New York City . Located in the  St. Moritz Hotel , Rumpelmayer's opened as a tea room in the 1930s and closed in 1998.
You've Got Mail videocam You've Got Mail is a 1998 film. The romantic comedy reunites "Sleepless in Seattle " stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan with director and writer, Nora Ephron . The film contains four songs performed by Harry Nilsson .   The plot of "You've Got Mail" centers ...
Una Nilsson person Una Nilsson ( Una O'Keeffe ) was Harry Nilsson's third wife and the mother of six of his children. She was born on September 15, 1954 in Tipperary, Ireland . [1]   Harry and Una met in an ice cream parlor, married at an airport, and honeymooned in the Watergate Hotel .   O'Keeffe was a ...
Transperformance 2005 - New York: A Bite from the Big Apple event_note Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts , will be transformed into New York's Central Park for one evening. On August 30, 2005, the 15th annual "Transperformance " will feature more than 20 musical acts imitating their favorite New York City stars. Some of the performers include King ...
Carl Emanuel Nilsson person Carl Emanuel Nilsson was Harry Nilsson's great-grandfather. Nilsson was born on March 8, 1868, in Gothenburg, Sweden .   On April 14, 1896, Carl Nilsson received a patent on his Aerial Ballet apparatus which was a centerpiece of Nilsson's Aerial Ballet .   On February 19, 1890, he ...
Sandi McTaggart person Harry Nilsson married 21 year-old Sandi McTaggart on October 10, 1964, in Los Angeles, California . [1]   She was very pretty. She looked a lot like Kim Novak , and she had an interesting background. She was from Buffalo, NY, and was a Hells Angels chick, which at first pissed me off so ...
Charles Harry Nilsson person Harry Nilsson's grandfather, Charles Harry Nilsson was born on September 11, 1894, in New York, New York .   On January 31, 1915, he married Catherine Beatrice Robb .   They had several children. Mona Nilsson born July 20, 1915. Harry Edward ...
Anna Martin person Harry Nilsson's Aunt Anna was born Anna Louise Voorhis on January 17, 1920, in New York, New York .   She married Harry's uncle John Martin shortly after the end of World War II .   Anna Martin died on February 1, 2005.  
Nilsson Nyro Newman Neighborhood theater_comedy In a 1969 interview [1] , Harry Nilsson described a "contemporary musical" he was writing with Laura Nyro and Randy Newman called "Nilsson Nyro Newman Neighborhood."   It's an attempt to create an entertainment visually and musically by illustrating the lyrics. The three of us seem to ...
When Harry Met E. J. article This article originally appeared in Everybody's Talkin' .   By E. J. Gold   My stepfather worked in the late fifties and early sixties as the marketing director at Capitol Records until he was put out to pasture on an empty desk when EMI Britain ...
Loser's Lounge person Loser's Lounge is a New York, New York group which presents tribute concerts in local clubs.   On February 16-17, 1996, Loser's Lounge first paid tribute to Harry Nilsson with a concert featuring Nilsson's songs.   April 4-7 and 12-14, 2001, Loser's ...
Stephen Sondheim person Stephen Sondheim was born on March 22, 1930, in New York, New York .   Harry Nilsson recorded Stephen Sondheim's song "Marry Me a Little " at Sondheim's request as a Christmas gift for Judy Prince , the wife of theater producer, Hal Prince .
Americana Hotel place On May 13, 1968, John Lennon and Paul McCartney held a press conference at the Americana Hotel in New York, New York to announce the formation of Apple . Responding to questions, they named Harry Nilsson as both their favorite American artist and as their favorite American group.
Ilona Knopfler person Ilona Knopfler recorded her jazz version of Harry Nilsson's "One " for her 2003 album Some Kind of Wonderful .   The daughter of musicians who traveled often, Knopfler was born in Paris, France and lived in Hong Kong for several years. She then lived in New York, New York , and Atlanta, ...
"Who Is Harry Nilsson?" Coming to a Theater Near You? announcement WHO IS HARRY NILSSON (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) , a documentary about Harry Nilsson , begins a week-long theatrical run on Friday, September 10, 2010, at the Cinema Village in New York . It is hoped that this showing will result in wider distribution of the film across the USA. ...