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Description
The Charles Previn papers span the years 1906-1956 (bulk 1934-1949) and encompass 1.0 linear foot. The collection contains partial conductor scores from a handful of his Universal films, sheet music, music manuscripts, scrapbooks, and disc recordings.
Background
Charles Previn was an American musician. He worked at Universal as a musical director, arranger, composer, and conductor from 1936 to 1944. Previn later worked on a number of other studio and independent productions. He was nominated for seven Academy Awards and received an Oscar for music (scoring) as head of the Universal Music Department for 100 MEN AND A GIRL (1937).
Extent
1 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.