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.
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.
Harry Warren Papers, 1909-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Jophe Jones and Julia Riva