"I Love You Truly" sheet music, words and music by Carrie Jacobs-Bond. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library"I Love You Truly" sheet music, words and music by Carrie Jacobs-Bond. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Carrie Jacobs-Bond: A Forgotten Musical Entrepreneur

May 22, 2017

The creator of "I Love You Truly," composer, performer, and entrepreneur Carrie Jacobs-Bond was the first woman to sell over a million copies of her sheet music, reportedly earning more than $1 million in royalties before the end of 1910.

Program for the 1988 Women in Theatre Festival. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryProgram for the 1988 Women in Theatre Festival. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Theatrical Women in Boston and Beyond: The Women in Theatre Festival

July 23, 2015

In 1983 Sophie Parker and Tita Wernimont cofounded Watermelon Studio, Inc. (later Next Stage Theatre), a theatrical company in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, creating a venue in which local women theater professionals could present original work. It featured a women’s theatre festival, offering performances from a broad range of cultures and viewpoints.

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