Myrow (Frederic) Collection Edit




  • undated (Creation)


  • 72 Linear Feet (Whole)
    72 linear feet

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  • Abstract

    Collection consists of manuscript scores, manuscript sheet music, recordings, correspondence, personal collection of books, scores, and recordings of Frederic Myrow. Fred Myrow was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1939, moving to Hollywood at age six where his father, film composer Joseph Myrow wrote the Frank Sinatra hit, "You Make Me Feel So Young," among many other songs. His grandfather, Irving Mills, had launched the publishing house, Mills Music, served as the musical director at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York, and managed Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway. Frederic Myrow attended USC, and was a highly influential composer for film, theater, and the concert stage.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Frederic Myrow papers, Collection no. 1006, Music Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California