Guy M Duker Papers


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Detailed Description


Music Manuscripts and Published Music

Concert Programs, Correspondence, Papers, and Photographs

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Collection Overview

Title: Guy M Duker Papers, circa 1938-1995Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/24

Primary Creator: Duker, Guy M. (1916-1998)

Extent: 4.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: The collection is divided by format into three series. The manuscript and published music in Series 2 are arrangements done by Mr. Duker. These are arranged alphabetically by title. The items in Series 3 are unarranged.

Date Acquired: 11/20/2002

Subjects: Band Musicians, Bands, Clothing and Textiles

Formats/Genres: Uniforms

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of one partial University of Illinois band uniform, manuscript and published music arranged by Mr. Duker, concert programs, correspondence, and photographs.

Biographical Note

Guy Duker (1916-1998), conductor, composer, and arranger, appeared as a guest conductor for many high schools and Universities throughout the country. Mr. Duker began his career as the supervisor of music and the director of bands in the Highland and Alton public schools in Illinois for a total of fifteen years before he joined the faculty of the University of Illinois in 1953. He was the associate director of bands and a professor of music at the University of Illinois until he retired in 1978.

Mr. Duker published many music transcriptions for bands, which have been performed throughout the world. He continued transcribing orchestral music for bands until his death. The words he wrote for the march, ?Illinois? by Goldman, are sung by the Marching Illini every time they march to the stadium for home football games.

Mr. Duker was a member of the College Band Directors National Association and served as secretary-treasurer, national vice president and national president of the association. He also was a member of the University Club, the University President?s Council, the University Quarterback Club, the University Rebounders Club and the First United Methodist Church of Champaign.

Subject/Index Terms

Band Musicians
Clothing and Textiles

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Uniforms],
[Series 2: Music Manuscripts and Published Music],
[Series 3: Concert Programs, Correspondence, Papers, and Photographs],

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[Series 2: Music Manuscripts and Published Music],
[Series 3: Concert Programs, Correspondence, Papers, and Photographs],

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