Smothers Brothers Collection of Musical Arrangements
Tom Smothers was born on Feb. 2, 1937, and his brother Dick on Nov. 20, 1938 on Governors Island, NY; both were students at San Jose State College; together, they began a song and comedy act leading to appearances at San Francisco's Purple Onion, the Blue Angel in New York, and other nightclub stints at Reno, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, and elsewhere; co-starred in the television situation comedy The Smothers Brothers show (1965-66), The Smothers Brothers comedy hour (1967-69, 1970), The Smothers Brothers show (1975), and The Smothers Brothers special and series (1988-89); they both starred in the Broadway production, I love my wife; Tom owns a winery in Kenwood, CA, and has starred in the films The silver bears, Get to know your rabbit, A pleasure doing business, Serial, There goes the bride, Pandemonium, and Speed zone; Dick appeared in the film Casino (1995).
Collection consists of manuscript conductors' scores, and parts in manuscript or ozalid copy, of arrangements for the Smothers Brothers TV show, Summer Brothers Smothers show, and Return of the Smothers Brothers show; scores, parts and scripts of special material for the Smothers Brothers; arrangements for a Smothers Brothers record album.
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