Collection on Nick DeCaro
The Collection on Nick DeCaro spans the years 1926-2016 and includes undated materials. The collection documents DeCaro's evolution as a composer and arranger through handwritten arrangements and lyrics, sheet music, and biographical and discographical information documenting DeCaro's long career. The scores, musical sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental arrangements relate to DeCaro's work with Yasuko Agawa, Tori Amos, Paul Anka, Shirley Bassey, Glenn Frey, Gordon Lightfoot, Dolly Parton, Barbra Streisand, and Livingston Taylor, among others. Also included in the collection are award certificates, report cards, musical sketches, photographs, and ear training and theory books from DeCaro's childhood and musical training. Many of the materials in the collection also relate to Frank and Denise DeCaro and Tommy LiPuma.