[Ads-l] Antedating of "Grammy"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun May 1 11:12:30 UTC 2022

Grammy (OED 1959 [30 Sept.])

1959 _L.A. Times_ 25 Apr. B6/2 (ProQuest)  Grammy is the newest member of show business' glittering family of baubles, a little brother  to more noted Oscar and Emmy.

1959 _Naugatuck Daily News_ 3/1 (Newspapers.com)  The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced Sunday that its hour-long "grammy" awards program ... will be televised in color Nov.29.

Fred Shapiro

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