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Harry Warren Papers, 1909-2000

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Composer:
Warren, Harry 1893-1981
Donor:
Jones, Jophe
Riva, Julia
Physical description:
24 cu. ft.: 54 boxes
Type:
Posters
Collection descriptions
Sheet music
Correspondence
Memorabilia
Awards
Theater programs
Legal records
Scripts (documents)
Business records
Programs
Date:
1909
1909-2000
20th century
1910-1990
Notes:
Warren was a composer who had a long career, writing hundreds of songs for movies from the 1920s through the 1980s. He wrote 42 songs which made it into the top ten, and wrote successfully in various styles: waltzes, ballads, blues, polkas, swing music.
Summary:
Papers documenting the life and career of composer Harry Warren. Includes original music manuscripts, 1933-1960; personal and business correspondence, 1930-1993; business and legal records, 1924-1996; scripts, 1946-1958; theater programs, posters and awards, 1915-1988, including for events honoring Harry Warren; clippings and magazines, 1934-2000; audio-visual materials; and memorabilia, 1909-1982.
Cite as:
Harry Warren Papers, 1909-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Jophe Jones and Julia Riva
Topic:
Composers
Popular music--Writing and publishing
Musical reviews, comedies, etc
Musical films
Local number:
2000.3066 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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