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Nick Perito Manuscripts and Papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-71

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts and papers of Nicholas "Nick" Perito (1924-2005), pianist, composer, arranger, conductor; Bachelor of Music, Juilliard School of Music (1949); including manuscript compositions, scripts, correspondence, photographs, and papers documenting Perito's career. Of special interest are the scores and scripts documenting Perito's many credits as music producer for TV specials, including the Kennedy Center Honors, and materials documenting his work with Perry Como.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1924–2005

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

The American Music Research Center does not control rights to any material in this collection. Requests to publish any material in the collection should be directed to the copyright holders.


84 linear feet

Physical Location

Housed in the American Music Research Center

Processing Information

Arrangement and description of the collection are currently in process.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

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