Collection consists of manuscripts and reproductions of piano-vocal scores of popular songs, a few with obbligato instrumental
parts, most with texts in English or Hungarian. Also included are published sheet music of songs, and popular Hungarian dance
music arranged for small ensembles, most with parts.
Composer Emery Heim was born on February 22, 1906 in Budapest, Hungary, and attended the Academy of Music, Budapest. In 1939
he came to the US and served in US Army, Special Services during World War II. In Hungary and the US he wrote songs and scores
for musicals and films, including Szabadkai Udvaron (official Hungarian Army song); Time and Time Again; Don't Look at Me
the Way You're Lookin'; My Ol' Ten Gallon Hat; Rather Do Without You, Baby; Down the Gypsy Trail; While the Music Plays On;
Fighting Wild Cat March (official song, 81st Div.); and Give It Your Best (official song, 13th Armored Div.). He died August
1, 1946 in Los Angeles.
1.0 linear ft.
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