Music USA #365-B, Interview with George Avakian


Willis Conover interviews George Avakian. This recording only contains the interview, and not the full program.

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Conover, Willis November 29, 1955.


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Willis Conover interviews George Avakian. This recording only contains the interview, and not the full program.


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Music Library Conover Collection

This small selection of program lists, recording schedules, and promos comes from the collection of Willis Conover (1920-1996), a jazz producer and broadcaster on the Voice of America for over forty years. A much larger collection of Conover materials--including some 22,000 recordings--is available in tangible form at the UNT Music Library.

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  • November 29, 1955

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  • Sept. 4, 2015, 9:45 a.m.

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  • Dec. 20, 2017, 2:41 p.m.

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Conover, Willis. Music USA #365-B, Interview with George Avakian, audio recording, November 29, 1955; Washington, D.C.. ( accessed November 30, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,; crediting UNT Music Library.

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