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Ella Fitzgerald collection of sheet music, 1897-1991
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This collection consists of primarily of published sheet music collected by singer Ella Fitzgerald.
Singer Ella Fitzgerald was born April 25, 1917 in Newport News, Virginia. She sang with the Chick Webb Orchestra from 1934 to 1939 and was a recording artist for the Decca and Verve labels. Fitzgerald’s numerous recordings include the eight “Songbook” albums made from 1956 to 1964 featuring the music of Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern, and Johnny Mercer. She won many awards, including 12 Grammys. Ella Fitzgerald died June 15, 1996 in Beverly Hills, California.
13.0 linear ft. (32 flat boxes and 1 1/2 document boxes)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.