“Lights On—Carnegie” Fight for Sight Benefit

Carnegie Hall

New York, NY

January 13, 1963

Barbra Streisand joined Carol Burnett, Sammy Davis and other performers at a benefit show called “Lights On” for Fight for Sight. Earl Wilson's January 18, 1963 column confirmed Streisand's participation.

Fight for Sight benefit

Fight for Sight was founded in 1946 by Brooklyn native, Mildred Weisenfeld. The organization conducted research into the causes and cures of vision diseases and disorders.

Streisand is pictured below, backstage at the performance.

Streisand backstage at Carnegie Hall

Streisand backstage


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