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Neal Hefti (1922–2008)


Composer ("'Batman' Theme), conductor, arrager and trumpeter, educated in high school and through private music study. He was a trumpeter and arranger with dance orchestras including those of Harry James, Woody Herman, and Charlie Spivak between 1941 and 1951. He was a staff arranger and arranger for the "Arthur Godfrey Show" and the "Kate Smith ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Odd Couple
The Odd Couple Music Department
(1970-1975)
Barefoot in the Park
Barefoot in the Park Music Department
(1967)
Batman: The Movie
Batman: The Movie Music Department
(1966)
The LEGO Batman Movie
(2017)

Filmography

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 2016 Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (composer: "Batman Theme")
 2015 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Jealous Island (2015) ... (composer: The Odd Couple theme)
- Enlightening Strikes (2015) ... (composer: The Odd Couple theme)
 2013 The Dark Knight in the Playroom (Video short) (title music - uncredited)
 1982-1983 The New Odd Couple (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- My Strife in Court (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- The New Car (1982) ... (composer: Odd Couple theme)
 1970-1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (composer - 114 episodes)
- Felix Remarries (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Laugh Clown, Laugh (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Old Flames Never Die (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Roy Clark Show (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Two Men on a Hoarse (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
 1973 Catch-22 (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1970 Barefoot in the Park (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- Nothin' But the Truth (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- No Fancy Fixtures (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Disorder in the Court (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Corie's Rear Window (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Somethin' Fishy (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
 1970 The Moonshine War (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1966-1968 Batman (TV Series) (composer - 120 episodes)
- Minerva, Mayhem and Millionaires (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- The Joker's Flying Saucer (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- I'll Be a Mummy's Uncle (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- The Great Train Robbery (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
 1968 The Fred Astaire Show (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1967 Charlie Bubbles (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1967 Barefoot in the Park (music: title song)
 1966 Batman: The Movie (composer: Batman Theme)
 1965/I Harlow (conductor) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1964 Sex and the Single Girl (conductor)
 1960 The Kate Smith Show (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 January 1960 (1960) ... (conductor: arranger)
 1957 Jamboree! (musical director)
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Other Works:

In 1973, he wrote the music for an unsold television pilot based on his TV movie "The 500 Pound Jerk". The comedy included scenes from the telefilm as well as new footage which told the story of the American weightlifter and the Russian gymnast adjust to life in the U.S. following the Olympics. See more »

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In 1962, he made the musical arrangements of the French song "C'est si bon" which was written in 1947 by Henri Betti (music) and André Hornez (lyrics) for the album "French Style" by Dean Martin. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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