Scope and Content
Title: Dean Martin Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1960s-1970s
Collection number: 169
13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of orchestrated scores of 52 song arrangements by Ernie Freeman, Van Alexander, and others
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF.
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item],
Dean Martin Collection, 169, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio,
June 17, 1917; worked various odd jobs including
amateur boxer; started his career singing at
Steubenville night spots; first used the name Dean
Martin while singing with the Sammy Watkins Band
in Cleveland (ca. 1941); partnered with Jerry
Lewis (1946-56) as the straight half of one of
America's most successful comedy teams of the
1940s and 50s; he remained a popular solo
entertainer with song recordings, TV specials, his
own long-running TV variety program (1965-74), and
several motion picture roles; was a member of
Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack" (early 1960s); died
Dec. 25, 1995, in Beverly Hills, CA.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of orchestrated scores of 52 song arrangements by Ernie Freeman, Van Alexander, and others for Dean Martin.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Martin, Dean, 1917-1995--Archives.
Entertainers--United States--Archival resources.
Singers--United States--Archival resources.