Peter Michalove Music and Papers, 1772-1894 and 1924-2014
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Brief Description: Consists of news clippings, photographs, music programs, correspondence, and original music compositions documenting his educational experiences growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina as well as his tenure as a composition student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, and the University of Illinois between 1963 and 1976.
Held at:
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
236 Harding Band Building
1103 South 6th Street
Champaign, IL 61820 6223
Phone: 217-244-93093
Fax: 217-244-8695
Email: schwrtzs [at]
Record Series Number: 26/20/189
Created by: Michalove, Peter A (1951-2013)
Volume: 3.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 05/10/2013.
Arrangement: The collection is organized into two distinct series. Series 1: Personal Papers, 1963-2013 is organized chronologically by schools and universities attended. Series 2: Music and Audio Recordings, 1970-2006 is organized chronologically.
Biographical Note for Michalove, Peter A (1951-2013) : Born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, and attended Grimsley High School between 1966 and 1969 where he began composing at an early age.  He earned his bachelors of music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1972 and masters degree in composition from the University of Michigan in 1973.  He later attended the University of Illinois between 1974 and 1976, and studied composition with Salvatore Martirano and Ben Johnson.  He completed his DMA in composition in 1976. Shortly after completing his doctoral studies he took a position with the Internal Revenue Service, and remained with the IRS until 1979 when he accepted an accounting position in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois. In addition to music, Michalove was an active philatelist in the Rossica Philately Society where he researched and presented on stamps and letters from Soviet Georgia. He later worked for Illinois'  Alumni Association (1981-1989), Geology Department (1989-1999), and the Foreign Language Department (1999-2006).  After retiring from the University of Illinois in 2006, he returned his focus to music composition.
Subject Index
Martirano, Salvatore
Music, School of
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Russian [rus]
German [ger]
Hebrew [heb]
Latin [lat]
French [fre]
Mongolian [mon]
Georgian [geo]
Manchu [mnc]
Turkish [tur]
Acquisition Notes: Peter A. Michalove  Gift