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Guide to the Albrecio DeCaprio Papers
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Description
This collection contains original handwritten sheet music, a small amount of published sheet music, newspaper clippings and personal papers of Alberico DeCaprio.
Background
Alberico DeCaprio immigrated from Italy to America in 1886. He played in several bands throughout the country before moving to the West coast, living and working mainly in Oregon and California. DeCaprio is a musician known for playing the trombone and euphonium, conducting numerous bands, and composing musical scores. In California he led the Pomona City Band for 16 years and the LA Gas and Electric Band for seven years. He also worked as a musical instructor.
Extent
6 feet(5 boxes and 1 oversized box)
Restrictions
For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.
Availability
This collection is open for research.