David Earl Holt Collection, 1947-1996Add to your cart.

By Cynthia Beard and Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: David Earl Holt Collection, 1947-1996Add to your cart.
ID: 06/ 033
Primary Creator: Holt, David Earl (1928-2009)
Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of six boxes of original compositions, arrangements, correspondence, photographs from Holt's career as a trombonist, and assorted sound recordings and media files.

Biographical Note

Composer and performer David Earl Holt toured with the big bands of Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Sonny Dunham, Dean Hudson, Tony Pastor, and Victor Lombardo in the 1940s before eventually becoming the director of the Austin Public Libraries.  After his retirement, Holt began composing wind band music, and he resumed playing the trombone. 

A complete obituary may be found via Legacy.com.

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Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

Collection is housed in remote storage. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

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