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  • Title: Charles Rojo collection
    Identifier/Call Number: CEMA 91
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.3 linear feet (1 oversize flat box)
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1963
    Abstract: The Charles Rojo collection consists of a scrapbook reproduction that chronicles the life of his father Leo Rojo (1907-1963). Leo Rojo was a Mexican American singer songwriter who sang, played or appeared in motion pictures. In the 1941 movie "I'll Sell My life" he sings his composition "Misterio" with the Eddie Durant Orchestra. He was referred to in the press as a Mexican Bing Crosby and sang in night clubs in Los Angeles and Palm Springs.
    Physical Location: CEMA office area, oversize stacks
    Language of Materials: The collection is in English and Spanish.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Charles Rojo collection, CEMA 91. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content

    This is a reproduced scrapbook that covers the life of Mexican American singer songwriter Leo Rojo from 1925 to 1963.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Charles Rojo.

    Related Material

    Adelina Garcia collection (CEMA 23)

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Mexican American Composer
    Mexican American musicians