Ruth Hume

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Ruth Hume has written several articles on music and American culture for AMERICAN HERITAGE .
For further reading: Humbug: the Art of P. T. Barnum , by Neil Harris (Little, Brown and Company, 1973), and Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale , by Gladys Shultz (J. B. Lippincott Company, 1962).

Articles by this Contributor

October 1970

The battle between eastern and midwestern manufacturers hit fortissimo when the world’s most famous wizard of the keyboard turned up for the opening concert of the Columbian Exposition

February 1973

AN IMPRESARIO NAMED HAMMERSTEIN SET HIS SIGHTS ON TUMBLING AN INSTITUTION CALLED THE MET

October 1977

Jenny Lind and P.T. Barnum