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University of Southern California

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ernest Kanitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0196
Overview Correspondence, scores, recordings, and ephemeracorrespondence of Austrian emigre composer and teacher Ernest Kanitz (1894-1978). Kanitz continuously devoted himself to the systematic study of piano, theory and composition. In 1930 he founded the Vienna Women's Chorus, with which he brought new choral music to the public in Vienna, Paris, Brno and Budapest. In July 1938, Kanitz emigrated to the United States with his wife and children. Once there, he began teaching music and also appeared as...
Dates: 1890-2008

Frederic Myrow papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1006
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...
Dates: undated

Dorothy Lillis Walker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0379
Overview Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, student materials, and books of poetry created and collected by Dorothy Lillis Walker. Dorothy Lillis Walker was a graduate of the University of Southern California, and taught English at Boyle Heights Junior High School.
Dates: 1920s-1930s