University of Minnesota

Migliaccio, Eduardo, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Migliaccio, Eduardo (Fafariello), 1882-1946.
Dates: 1909-1958
Abstract: Papers (1909-1958) of Italian American character actor Eduardo Migliaccio "Fafariello" (1882-1946) consist of photographs, playbills, correspondence, manuscript and published sheet music, and scrapbooks of memorabilia.
Quantity: 9 linear ft.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC1540

HISTORICAL SKETCH

A character actor in theater, Eduardo Migliaccio (1882-1946) was born in Cava dei Tirreni, Salerno, Italy, and came to the United States in 1897 with his family. He worked for a time at the Sandolo Bank (Hazelton, Pennsylvania) and then became involved in theater, using the name "Fafariello". He wrote verses and music for his sketches, and soon became well known for his "macchiette" or character studies in the Italian American theater.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Migliaccio, Eduardo collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Migliaccio, Eduardo collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Migliaccio, Eduardo Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian American actors.
Italian American theater.
Ethnic theater.

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