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.
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).
1 linear feet of papers.
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