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Emery H. Heim musical compositions
PASC-M 39  
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  • Title: Emery H. Heim musical compositions
    Collection number: PASC-M 39
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1946
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Emery H. Heim Musical Compositions (Collection PASC-M 39). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233130 

    Source of Acquisition/Provenance

    Blanche Heim Berman, gift. 1979.


    Composer Emery Heim was born on February 22, 1906 in Budapest, Hungary, and attended the Academy of Music, Budapest. In 1939 he came to the US and served in US Army, Special Services during World War II. In Hungary and the US he wrote songs and scores for musicals and films, including Szabadkai Udvaron (official Hungarian Army song); Time and Time Again; Don't Look at Me the Way You're Lookin'; My Ol' Ten Gallon Hat; Rather Do Without You, Baby; Down the Gypsy Trail; While the Music Plays On; Fighting Wild Cat March (official song, 81st Div.); and Give It Your Best (official song, 13th Armored Div.). He died August 1, 1946 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts and reproductions of piano-vocal scores of popular songs, a few with obbligato instrumental parts, most with texts in English or Hungarian. Also included are published sheet music of songs, and popular Hungarian dance music arranged for small ensembles, most with parts.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dance music--Hungary--Parts.
    Songs with piano.
    Songs, Hungarian.