The Jerome Rosen Papers document the work of composer and UC Davis faculty member Jerome Rosen (1921-2011). The papers span
the dates 1949 through 2005 and include: correspondence and notes; teaching materials; Rosen's compositions, including the
Calisto and Melibea and
Emperor Norton of the USA; compositions by Rosen's friends and UC Davis colleagues; and a small set of annotated scores from Rosen's personal collection.
Jerome Rosen was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 23, 1921. He attended both New Mexico State College and UCLA; during
his time in New Mexico, he met Sylvia Terrell, whom he married in 1944. Following Army duty in California, Jerome Rosen studied
at UC Berkeley, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in music in 1947 and his Master of Arts in music composition in 1949.
While studying at Berkeley, Rosen met composer Darius Milhaud, who was teaching nearby at Mills College. Rosen was awarded
UC Berkeley's George Ladd Prix de Paris, which enabled him to study in Paris with Milhaud from 1949 to 1950. While in Paris,
Rosen also took lessons at the Paris Conservatoire from renowned clarinetist Ulysse Delécluse.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission
to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.