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Special Collections: Johnny Mann Commerical Music Collection

Johnny Mann Commercial Music Collection

In 2014, Anderson University was privileged to acquire the Johnny Mann Commercial Music Collection from Pepperdine University in California.  This vast collection consists of over 500 sets of musical scores as well as vocal and instrumental parts that were performed during Mr. Mann’s career as leader of the Johnny Mann Singers.  The collection also includes some of his possessions such as his baton, piano, and one of the two Grammys he was awarded.  There are also many framed pictures, legal music contracts, recordings, and several awards.

The Music Mann

Baton

Grammy Award Show Telecast 1973

Award Reverse

1967 Grammy - Up, Up, and Away - "Hit" version

This vast collection consists of over 500 boxes of musical scores as well as vocal and instrumental parts that were performed during Mr. Mann’s career as leader of the Johnny Mann Singers.

Alvin and the Chipmonks

Johnny Mann sang the voice of Theodore.

Award

Award CU

National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences - Nomination for Best Performance by Chorus, 1961