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Nat Farber television show music arrangements, 1955-1975
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Description
The collection consists of manuscript scores for arrangements by Nat Farber and others for The Carol Burnett Show, The Danny Kaye Show, The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, and other productions. Also included are scripts and rehearsal schedules for The Carol Burnett Show.
Background
Nat Farber (born 20 January 1918) was an American composer, pianist and arranger, who worked for several television programs and for the film studios of RKO, Columbia, and Disney. Born in Chicago, IL, Farber attended the Chicago Musical College and later the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music. He studied with Ernst Toch and Mario Castelnuovo- Tedesco. Notable work includes the Dina Shore Show (1959-1963), the Danny Kaye Show (1963- 1967), and the Carol Burnett Show (1967- 1975). He also worked in the music department for the Roy Rogers Show (1951), The Andy Williams Show (1959), and the Judy Garland Show (1962), and as a dance accompanyist for the film Mary Poppins (1964). Farber died on September 14, 1975, in Los Angeles, CA.
Extent
6.6 linear ft. (4 flat boxes and 5 oversize flat 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.