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University of Southern California

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

USC Songs and Yells collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5339
Overview A collection of various songs, including USC's alma mater, created by and for the University of Southern California. Included are fight songs, popular songs, music performed in theatrical productions, as well as some clippings, correspondence and ephemera about the composer and the composition of the alma mater.
Dates: 1902-1986

Alfred Wesson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5035
Overview Alfred "Al" Wesson is best known as the composer, while a student at USC, of "All Hail"-- USC's current alma mater song-- for a student fundraiser called "Campus Frolics of 1923". The other song he wrote for the opening of Frolics was "Cardinal and Gold" which also became a perennial favorite, played at Trojan football games and countless other university events. In addition to Wesson's musical ability, he served as the University's first full-time...
Dates: 1924-1974