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Czerny, Peter G., 1941-



  • Existence: 1941-

Biographical History

Peter G. Czerny (1941-) is a film editor in Utah.

Peter G. Czerny was born in Guben, Germany, in 1941 to converts of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Following World War II, he and his family lived in what became East Germany until 1952, when his family escaped into West Germany. A year latter they moved to Clearfield, Utah. Czerny served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Austria and also spent two years in the armed forces. He graduated from the University of Utah, and in the early 1970s was employed at the BYU Motion Picture Studio in Provo, Utah as a film editor. He also hosted the KBYU-FM radio broadcast "The Rare Beethoven."

Mormon Channel, accessed May 8, 2012: Conversations, episode 14, (born in Guben, Germany in 1941; escaped East Germany in 1952; moved to Clearfield, Utah in 1952; worked in the LDS Motion Picture Studio)

Peter Czerney papers on Ludwig van Beethoven, 1963-1981 (hosted "The Rare Beethoven" radio broadcast)

Utah State History, May 8, 2012: The Peter G. Czerny Photograph Collection, ca. 1860-1975 (served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; in the military; University of Utah alumnus; worked at the LDS Motion Picture Studio)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Peter G. Czerny collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8663
Scope and Contents

Contains 16 and 35mm release prints and answer prints of and relating to the LDS Motion Picture Studios (and the BYU Motion Picture Studios) from approximately 1930-1985. The films were created for educational, missionary-related, and other purposes. They describe the cultural and religious history of the Mormon faith in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: approximately 1930-1985

Peter G. Czerny papers on Ludwig van Beethoven

 Collection — Carton 1
Identifier: MSS 7910
Scope and Contents The Peter G. Czerny papers on Ludwig van Beethoven were collected to aid in researching "The Rare Beethoven" KBYU-FM radio broadcast hosted by Czerny and contains pamphlets, clippings and notes pertaining to the radio broadcast, postcards and photos of Beethoven and prominent places pertaining to his life, books giving historical information, printed Beethoven music scores, and souvenirs such as commemorative stamps, anniversary medallions, and a replica of the Beethoven life mask. The...
Dates: 1963-1981