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André Previn musical compositions and arrangements
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Description
André Previn is a pianist, conductor, and composer known for his command of classical, jazz, and film music. The collection consists of material from very early in his career and contains manuscripts of musical arrangements and compositions, as well as audio recordings of small-group performances.
Background
André Previn is a pianist, composer, and conductor famed for his mastery of a variety of musical idioms, including classical, jazz, and film music. Born in Berlin in 1929, he fled Nazi Germany with his family in 1939 and emigrated to Los Angeles. In 1946, he began working as an arranger, composer, and conductor at MGM. At the same time, he pursued a recording career and made numerous appearances on the radio. He quickly garnered recognition in many quarters of the music business, and would go on to win four Academy Awards and several Grammys.
Extent
2.8 linear feet (2 flat boxes and 2 oversize boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.