Archives of Traditional Music

Indiana University

The largest university-based ethnographic sound archives in the United States:

Latin American 78RPM Record Collection: (Search IUCAT for Cataloged Titles so far, work in progress): IUCAT Search Guide:

Hoagy Carmichael Collection:

Song: “One Night in Havana”:

Correspondence: In chronological order

Box 1: 1925-1960 (Folder 2: 1930s) Item: 2-2

From: Carmichael, Hoagy   To: Tom   Date: 1933

Keywords: autobiography; colleagues; employment; influences

Notes:  . . . pan out right so I returned to Indianapolis and practiced there for awhile. Before leaving Fla. I made a trip to Cuba and the music I heard down there inspired me to write “One Night in Havana”. . .

Recordings of “One Night in Havana”:

Listen to Excerpt Online:–496293

YouTube recording:

Other Cuban related materials in the Hoagy Carmichael Collection:


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