AUDIO TOUR – Hirschfeld at The Harmonie Club

David Leopold gives an audio tour of the current Hirschfeld exhibition at the Harmonie Club in New York City

. The tour begins on the main level in the Library, and continues on the fourth floor in the Hub. The exhibition will remain up until January 17, 2020. For those not at the Harmonie Club, follow along with the drawings below in the show notes.

The Library

George and Ira Gershwin, 1990

Ella Fitzgerald, 1993

Fred Astaire, 1973

Mick Jagger, 1999

Liza Minnelli, 1999

My Fair Lady, 1956

Les Misérables, 1987

Carol Channing, 1964

Elvis Presley, 1968

Lena Horne, 1952

Marlon Brando, 1998

Albert Einstein, 1994


The Hub

Self Portrait, 1993

Artie Shaw, 1945

Frank Sinatra, 1946

Hoagy Carmichael, 1945

Julius Caesar, 1955

Nine Old Men of the Supreme Court, 1937

Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, 1989

American Ballet Theatre, 1980

Blithe Spirit, 1941

Episode 25 – The First Drawing of the Marx Brothers (with Robert S. Bader)

The Marx Brothers, June 1935

BREAKING NEWS! The first Hirschfeld drawing of the Marx Brothers has been found/confirmed. Robert S. Bader joins David and Katherine to discuss the new find. Follow along and see all of the drawings as you listen in the show notes.


The first drawing of the Marx Brothers (June 8, 1935)

Spencer Tracy (MGM June 1935)

Laurel and Hardy (MGM June 1935)

A Night at the Opera

Jailbirds of Paradise

The Stages at Cinema Cathedrals

Cracked Iceman

Merrily We Roll Along

The Big Store