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Ray Heindorf (1908–1980)

Songwriter ("Some Sunday Morning"), composer, conductor, and arranger, educated at the Troy Conservatory. He joined ASCAP in 1945 and his other popular-song compositions include "Sugarfoot", "Hollywood Canteen", "I'm in a Jam", "Some Sunny Day", "Pete Kelly's Blues", and "Melancholy Rhapsody". See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1972 1776 (music supervisor) / (musical director)
 1971-1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) (composer - 22 episodes)
- Operation: Smokescreen (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- Operation: Good Citizen (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- Operation: Mr. Felix (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- Operation: Rake-Off (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- Operation: Dorias (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
 1971 Adam-12 (TV Series) (music supervision - 3 episodes)
- Anniversary (1971) ... (music supervision: Mark VII, Ltd.)
- The Ferret (1971) ... (music supervision: Mark VII, Ltd.)
- Million Dollar Bluff (1971) ... (music supervision: Mark VII, Ltd.)
 1968 Finian's Rainbow (music conducted by) / (music supervised by)
 1962 The Music Man (music conductor) / (music supervisor) / (orchestrator)
 1957-1961 Sugarfoot (TV Series) (composer - 69 episodes)
- Trouble at Sand Springs (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Stranger in Town (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Angel (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Shepherd with a Gun (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Toothy Thompson (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
 1959 The Miracle (music supervisor)
 1959 The Young Philadelphians (music supervisor)
 1959 Up Periscope (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1958 Auntie Mame (music supervision)
 1958 Home Before Dark (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1958 Onionhead (music supervisor)
 1958 Damn Yankees! (music supervisor)
 1958 No Time for Sergeants (conductor)
 1958 Marjorie Morningstar (music supervisor)
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story (musical director)
 1957 The Pajama Game (musical director - uncredited)
 1957 The D.I. (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis (additional conductor - uncredited)
 1956 Miracle in the Rain (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1956 Serenade (conductor)
 1955 Sincerely Yours (musical director - uncredited)
 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.34 (1955) ... (musical director)
 1954 Young at Heart (conductor - uncredited) / (music arranger - uncredited)
 1954 A Star Is Born (composer: music cues - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1954 Them! (musical director)
 1954 Lucky Me (musical director)
 1954 The Boy from Oklahoma (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 The Command (musical director)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (musical director)
 1953 Three Sailors and a Girl (composer: music cues - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1953 Calamity Jane (musical director)
 1953 Blowing Wild (musical director)
 1953 So This Is Love (musical director)
 1953 South Sea Woman (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 The Desert Song (musical director)
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon (musical director)
 1953 She's Back on Broadway (musical director)
 1953 I Confess (musical director)
 1952 The Jazz Singer (musical director)
 1952 April in Paris (composer: music cues - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1952 Stop, You're Killing Me (composer: music cues - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1952 Operation Secret (musical director)
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College (musical director)
 1952 Bugles in the Afternoon (musical director)
 1952 About Face (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1952 The Big Trees (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1951 Starlift (musical director)
 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams (musical director)
 1951 Come Fill the Cup (musical director - uncredited)
 1951 A Streetcar Named Desire (musical director)
 1951 Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (musical director)
 1951 Tomorrow Is Another Day (musical director)
 1951 On Moonlight Bay (musical director)
 1951 Strangers on a Train (musical director)
 1951 Goodbye, My Fancy (composer: music cues - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1951 Lullaby of Broadway (musical director)
 1951 Storm Warning (musical director)
 1950 Highway 301 (musical director - uncredited)
 1950 The West Point Story (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1950 The Breaking Point (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1950 Tea for Two (musical director) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1950 The Damned Don't Cry (musical director)
 1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (musical director)
 1950 Young Man with a Horn (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1950 Backfire (musical director)
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing (musical director)
 1949 It's a Great Feeling (musical director)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining (musical director)
 1949 Flamingo Road (musical director)
 1949 My Dream Is Yours (musical director)
 1949 A Kiss in the Dark (musical director)
 1948 One Sunday Afternoon (musical director)
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan (musical director - uncredited)
 1948 Fighter Squadron (musical director - uncredited)
 1948 Two Guys from Texas (orchestral arrangements)
 1948 Romance on the High Seas (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1948 April Showers (music adaptor) / (music arranger)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (conductor: musical numbers) / (orchestrator: musical numbers)
 1947 Love and Learn (orchestrator)
 1947 The Man I Love (music arranger - uncredited)
 1946 The Time, the Place and the Girl (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1946 Night and Day (conductor: production numbers) / (orchestrator: production numbers)
 1946 Cinderella Jones (orchestral arrangements)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (orchestral arrangements)
 1945 Wonder Man (conductor: musical numbers) / (orchestrator: musical numbers)
 1944 Hollywood Canteen (music adaptor)
 1944 Up in Arms (arranger: musical numbers) / (conductor: musical numbers)
 1943 The Desert Song (orchestrator)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (orchestral arrangements)
 1943 This Is the Army (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestral arrangements)
 1943 The Hard Way (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 Gentleman Jim (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 The Male Animal (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 Kings Row (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1941 Blues in the Night (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 1941 Navy Blues (orchestrator)
 1941 The Bride Came C.O.D. (orchestrator)
 1941 Affectionately Yours (orchestrator)
 1941 The Wagons Roll at Night (orchestral arranger)
 1941 The Great Lie (orchestral arranger)
 1941 The Sea Wolf (orchestral arrangements)
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde (orchestral arrangements)
 1941 Flight from Destiny (orchestrator)
 1941 Honeymoon for Three (orchestral arrangements)
 1941 Four Mothers (orchestrator)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 City for Conquest (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 No Time for Comedy (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 My Love Came Back (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 The Sea Hawk (orchestrations)
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much (orchestrator)
 1940 Brother Orchid (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 It All Came True (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 Three Cheers for the Irish (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 Brother Rat and a Baby (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 Invisible Stripes (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1939 Four Wives (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 On Your Toes (orchestral arrangements by)
 1939 The Angels Wash Their Faces (orchestrator)
 1939 Hell's Kitchen (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1939 Daughters Courageous (orchestrator)
 1939 Naughty But Nice (music arranger)
 1938 Going Places (arrangements)
 1938 Comet Over Broadway (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Hard to Get (orchestral arrangements)
 1938 Garden of the Moon (orchestral arrangements)
 1938 Four Daughters (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Men Are Such Fools (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Gold Diggers in Paris (orchestral arrangements)
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel (orchestral arrangements)
 1937 San Quentin (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 The Singing Marine (orchestral arrangements)
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able (orchestral arrangements)
 1936 Gold Diggers of 1937 (orchestral arrangements)
 1936 Cain and Mabel (orchestral arrangements)
 1936 Stage Struck (orchestral arrangements)
 1936 The Singing Kid (music arranger)
 1936 Colleen (musical arrangements)
 1935 Captain Blood (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Hostess (music arranger - uncredited)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway (orchestral arrangements)
 1935 Shipmates Forever (music arranger - uncredited)
 1935 I Live for Love (music arranger - uncredited)
 1935 Bright Lights (music arranger - uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Gondolier (music arranger - uncredited)
 1935 Alibi Ike (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1935 In Caliente (orchestral arrangements)
 1935 Go Into Your Dance (orchestral arrangements)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935 (orchestral arrangements)
 1935 Sweet Music (music arranger)
 1934 Sweet Adeline (orchestral arrangements)
 1934 Flirtation Walk (music arranger - uncredited)
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Happiness Ahead (music arranger - uncredited)
 1934 Dames (music arranger - uncredited)
 1934 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts (music arranger - uncredited)
 1934 Wonder Bar (music arranger - uncredited)
 1934 Fashions of 1934 (music arranger - uncredited)
 1934 Hi, Nellie! (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1933 Roman Scandals (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1933 Footlight Parade (music arranger - uncredited)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933 (music arranger - uncredited)
 1933 Lilly Turner (composer: title music - uncredited)
 1933 Picture Snatcher (composer: title music - uncredited)
 1933 The Keyhole (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1933 Secrets (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1933 42nd Street (music arranger - uncredited)
 1933 Hallelujah I'm a Bum (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1933 Parachute Jumper (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 The Kid from Spain (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 Three on a Match (music arranger: orchestral music - uncredited)
 1932 One Way Passage (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 The Cabin in the Cotton (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 Is My Face Red? (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 Week-End Marriage (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 State's Attorney (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 Ladies of the Jury (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 The Greeks Had a Word for Them (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Peach-O-Reno (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Under 18 (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Arrowsmith (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Corsair (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Girls About Town (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Palmy Days (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Street Scene (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1930 Whoopee! (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1929 The General (Short) (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (music arranger - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His musical, "Blues in the Night," was performed at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Carol Woods, Debby Bishop, Maria Friedman, and Peter Straker in the cast. Sheldon Epps was director. See more »
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Trivia:

Composed and/or arranged and conducted music exclusively for Warner Brothers films for nearly forty years. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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