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Frederic Myrow papers

Collection no.:
1006

Description:
Collection consists of manuscript scores, manuscript sheet music, recordings, correspondence, personal collection of books, scores, and recordings of Frederic Myrow. Fred Myrow was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1939, moving to Hollywood at age six where his father, film composer Joseph Myrow wrote the Frank Sinatra hit, "You Make Me Feel So Young," among many other songs. His grandfather, Irving Mills, had launched the publishing house, Mills Music, served as the musical director at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York, and managed Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway. Frederic Myrow attended USC, and was a highly influential composer for film, theater, and the concert stage.

Dates:
undated

Extent:
72.0 Linear feet
72 linear feet

Language(s):
English

Subject(s):
Motion pictures--Archival resources
Music
University of Southern California--Archives

Genre(s):
Books
Correspondence
Scores
Sheet music
Sound recordings

Geographic Name(s):
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Archival resources

Conditions governing access:
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Preferred citation:
[Box/folder# or item name], Frederic Myrow papers, Collection no. 1006, Music Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Record date:
2010

Contact Information:
USC Libraries Music Library
Doheny Memorial Library, G-24
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA, 90089-1822
(213)740-0183
music@usc.edu