Fred Steiner papers 1937-1989


Fred Steiner papers 1937-1989

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

2 boxes; (1 linear ft.)



SNAC Resource ID: 6341216

L. Tom Perry Special Collections

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Steiner, Fred (person)

Frederick Steiner (1923- ) is an American composer and arranger of music for radio, television and film. From the description of Fred Steiner papers, 1944-1976. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 75687427 Fred Steiner (b. 1923) was an American film and television composer and musicologist. American film and television composer and musicologist. Born 24 February 1923 in New York. Composed for television series Gunsmoke, Have Gun Wil...

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Steiner, Max, 1888-1971 (person)

Steiner was an Austia-born composer of film music. From the description of Papers, 1880-1968. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51590885 Shigeko Tokunaga corresponded with film music composer Max Steiner and his wife Leonetta from 1965 to 1979. From the guide to the Shigeko Tokunaga papers, 1965-1979, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner was born 10 May 1888 in Austria. Max married three times. He was most well...

Darby, Ken (person)

Ken Darby (1909-1992) was a vocal performer, coach, supervisor, arranger, condutor, and musical scorer. He worked on many motion pictures and composed "Love Me Tender" and acted as Elvis Presley's vocal coach. Kenneth Lorin Darby (1909-1992) was born in Hebron, Nebraska. He was a vocal performer, coach, supervisor, arranger, conductor and musical scorer for many motion pictures. In 1929, he became a member of the vocal group The King's Men, who performed on the radio sho...

Friedhofer, Hugo (person)

Friedhofer was a film music composer. He won an Oscar for Best Music (Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) in The Best Years of Our Lives. From the description of Friedhofer family photographs, circa 1920-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367933979 ...

Raksin, David (person)

Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From the guide to the Robert Russell Bennett papers, 1911-1981, (Music Library) American film composer. From the description of David Raksin: an oral history interview with Peggy Mayer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, Van Nuys, CA, 1991 Oct. 2. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 152674950 ...