Norman Luboff collection, 1955-1988 (bulk 1955-1979).


Norman Luboff collection, 1955-1988 (bulk 1955-1979).

The Norman Luboff Collection contains Luboff's working music library of choral works and songs, most of which are composed and/or arranged by him, comprise more than 130 of the boxes. These scores include printed music as well as autograph scores by Luboff and others, and arrangements, often accompanied instrumental parts and performed by the Norman Luboff Chorale in concert and on recording. Most of these materials date from the mid-1950s to the late 1970s. A collection of more than 480 folk song books collected and assembled by Luboff throughout his career was also given to the Library. Particularly interesting among the non-music items is a fascinating series of programs, itineraries, and other documents related to Norman Luboff Choir tours spanning the period 1963 to 1988.

38 linear ft. (139 boxes, ca. 10,000 items)

Related Entities

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Norman Luboff Choir (corporateBody)

Bergman, Marilyn (person)

Luboff, Norman, 1917-1987 (person)

Norman Luboff, born in Chicago in 1917, was a well-respected and multi-faceted musician. His career in choral music as composer, arranger, conductor, singer, recording artist, teacher, publisher, and promoter was significant in promoting interest in choral music among the public as well as both professional and amateur musicians. In Hollywood, Luboff composed and arranged music for television including the Bell Telephone Hour, Dinah Shore Show, Ford Star Jubilee, the Jerry Lewis Show, and for mo...

Bergman, Alan (person)

Alan (1925- ) and Marilyn Bergman were married in 1958 and worked together as musical composers and songwriters for motion pictures, television and theater. From the description of Alan and Marilyn Bergman scores, 1959-1969. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31453157 ...