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Finding Aid for the R. Dale Butts Film Music Collection, 1944-1956
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Manuscripts and sound recordings of film music by R. Dale Butts.
R. Dale Butts was born in Lamasco, Kentucky, on March 12, 1910. In 1941, after thirteen years as chief pianist and arranger for NBC Radio in Chicago, he left for Hollywood and joined Republic Studios as staff composer in 1943. He was nominated for his original score: "Flame of the Barbara Coast" in 1945. He died in 1990.
13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
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Collection is open for research. Collection is stored off-site and advance notice is required for access.