Young, Victor, 1900-1956

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Composer of "Sweet Sue" and other songs.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Mrs. Cooper, 9/11/47. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910520

Victor Young was an important arranger, conductor, music director and American composer known for his musical scores of many movies which won a number of awards including an Academy Award.

From the description of Collection, 1900-1956. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297266

Biography

Young was born in Chicago on Aug. 8, 1990; educated at Warsaw Conservatory; toured Europe as violinist; worked as violinist, arranger and conductor for radio and theater during the 1920s and 1930s; joined Paramount studios in 1935 and wrote over 300 film scores over 20 years; also made recordings with his own orchestra; died in Palm Springs on Nov. 11, 1956.

From the guide to the Victor Young Collection of television music, 1954-1956, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Breaking the ice / Victor Young. Brandeis University Library
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Blue river / [music by Victor Young]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Correspondence with Helen Dreiser, 1951. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. All-American rainbow / [music by Victor Young ; words by Bob Hilliard ; arr. by] Bill Jones. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Joseph Schillinger collection of noncommercial recordings, 1937-1943 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Bridge to The medic theme / [music by Victor Young]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. All-American rainbow / [music by Victor Young ; words by Bob Hilliard ; arr. by Bill Jones]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Collection, 1900-1956. Brandeis University Library
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Beautiful love / [music by Victor Young, Wayne King, and Egbert Van Alstyne ; words by Haven Gillespie]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Walsh, Raoul, 1887-1980. Barbe noire le pirate / Raoul Walsh, réal. ; DeVallon Scott, idée orig. ; Alan LeMay, scénario ; Victor Young, comp. ; Robert Newton, Linda Darnell, William Bendix... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Saxton, Judith (Judith A.). Faculty/alumni jazz septet [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. B-E-K-I-N-S / [music by Victor Young]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Republic Pictures Corporation. [Music archives]. American Primers
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979. Johnny Guitar / Nicholas Ray, réal. ; Roy Chanslor, aut. adapté ; Philip Yordan, scénario ; Victor Young, comp. ; Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes Mc Cambridge... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Bon soir / composer, Young ; arr. Shuken. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Bekins' waltz / [music by Victor Young]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Black : (Sorrow) / Victor Young. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. The big intro / V. Young. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979. Johnny Guitar / Nicholas Ray, réal. ; Roy Chanslor, aut. adapté ; Philip Yordan, scénario ; Victor Young, comp. ; Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes Mc Cambridge... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Around the world in 80 days / Victor Young. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Bon soir / lyric by Edward Heyman ; music by Victor Young. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Carroll, Barbara. Barbara Carroll, jazz pianist & singer, with Sean Smith, bassist [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. A la carte; a new intimate musical revue. Music by Victor Young. Lyrics by Edward Heyman. Sketches by Hal Fimburg & Ernst Matray. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Dunstedter, Eddie. Film music collection, 1940-1982. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Fain, Sammy, 1902-1989. Around the world in 80 days: typescript, 1962 November, 26. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Republic Pictures Corporation music archives, 1935-1959 L. Tom Perry Special CollectionsBYU Film Music Archives
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Allan's lamp / [arr. by Victor Young]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Mrs. Cooper, 9/11/47. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Victor Young Collection of television music, 1954-1956 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Bridge to The brave one / [music by Victor Young]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Kuh, Katharine. Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk, 1930-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Manhattan concerto : for piano & orchestra [arranged for two pianos] / by Victor Young. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music Papers, 1941-1946 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Ameche Gazzolo / lyric by Ned Washington ; music by Victor Young. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Barbed wire sky / Victor Young. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Stella by starlight / Victor Young ; arr. by W. Kasura. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Walsh, Raoul, 1887-1980. Barbe noire le pirate / Raoul Walsh, réal. ; DeVallon Scott, idée orig. ; Alan LeMay, scénario ; Victor Young, comp. ; Robert Newton, Linda Darnell, William Bendix... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Band. Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Vic's tune / [music by Victor Young ; lyrics by Ned Washington] ; arr. Grau. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Breaking the ice [electronic resource] / Victor Young. Brandeis University Library
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Bekins themes / [music by Victor Young]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Alice in Wonderland / Victor Young ; orch. Grau. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk 1930-1994 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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associatedWith Boston Library Consortium OCA Digitization Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Carroll, Barbara. person
associatedWith Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. person
associatedWith Cooper, Mrs, person
associatedWith Cutner, Sid, 1903-1971. person
associatedWith Fain, Sammy, 1902-1989. person
associatedWith Fine, Sidney, 1904-2002. person
associatedWith Garfield, John. person
associatedWith Grau, Gilbert. person
associatedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Heyman, Edward, 1907- person
associatedWith Hilliard, Bob. person
associatedWith Jones, Bill, musician. person
associatedWith Kasura, Walter J. person
associatedWith King, Wayne, 1901-1985. person
associatedWith Kuh, Katharine. person
associatedWith MacDougall, Ranald. person
associatedWith Martin, Tony, 1913- person
associatedWith Moorehead, Agnes, 1906-1974. person
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Band. corporateBody
associatedWith Open Content Alliance. corporateBody
associatedWith Republic Pictures Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973. person
associatedWith Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943 person
associatedWith Shuken, Leo, 1906-1976. person
associatedWith Sidney, Sylvia, 1910-1999. person
correspondedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
correspondedWith United States. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation. Sub-Committee on Music corporateBody
associatedWith Van Alstyne, Egbert, 1882-1951. person
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associatedWith Washington, Ned, 1901-1976. person
associatedWith Wells, George, 1909-2000. person
associatedWith Wyle, George. person
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United States
Europe
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Popular music--1931-1940
Patriotic music--20th century
Composers
Drama--Promptbooks and typescripts
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
String orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Music--Manuscripts
Dance orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores and parts
Musical comedies--Librettos. A la carte
Popular instrumental music--1951-1960
Popular music--1941-1950
Holocaust survivors--Songs and music
Plucked instrument ensembles, Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
Piano music
Popular music--Texts
Incidental music--Scores and parts
Motion picture music--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
Refugees--Songs and music
Motion picture music--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra--Scores and parts
Concertos (Piano)--2 piano scores
Television music--Parts
Radio music--Scores and parts
Motion picture music--Scores
Occupation
Composers
Function

Person

Birth 1900-08-08

Death 1956-11-10

Americans

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