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One of American music’s great heroes has donated his papers to Old Dominion University Libraries Diehn Composers Room. John Duffy composed more than 300 works for symphony orchestra, opera, theater, television and film, and—thanks to his generosity—his papers are now available for study. Materials include handwritten and published scores, journals and speeches, photographs, and awards.
Duffy has received many awards for his contributions to music: two Emmys, an ASCAP award for special recognition in film and television music, a New York State Governor's Art Award, and the (New York City) Mayor's Award of Honor for Arts and Culture. He is also the recipient of the American Music Center's Founders' Award for Lifetime Achievement.
John Duffy Papers are available for research at The F. Ludwig Diehn Composers Room of the University Libraries, located in theF. Ludwig Diehn Fine & Performing Arts Building at 49th& Elkhorn Avenue in Norfolk —on Old Dominion University’s main Campus.
Contact: Jessica Mirasol, Librarian Archivist for Music Collections, F. Ludwig Diehn Composers Room 683-4175 firstname.lastname@example.org