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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies Music Department
The Bear
The Bear Music Department
Silent Movie
Silent Movie Music Department
The Pawnbroker
The Pawnbroker Music Department


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 1991 Christmas in Washington (TV Movie) (music arranger - as William Byers)
 1990 The 1st Annual American Teacher Awards (TV Special) (arranger)
 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 1990 Lord of the Flies (orchestrator)
 1989 Music Box (orchestrator)
 1988 The Bear (orchestrator)
 1988 A Few Days with Me (conductor - as Bill Byers)
 1988 La maison assassinée (conductor - as Bill Byers)
 1987 Les innocents (orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
 1987 Comédie! (conductor - as Bill Byers)
 1986 Every Time We Say Goodbye (conductor: original music - as Bill Byers)
 1986 The Manhattan Project (orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
 1986 Scene of the Crime (orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
 1986 Pirates (conductor - as Bill Byers)
 1985 Harem (conductor)
 1985 La tentation d'Isabelle (conductor)
 1985 Hors-la-loi (conductor - as Bill Byers)
 1984 Christmas in Washington (TV Movie) (arranger)
 1984 Happy Easter (conductor)
 1982 Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (TV Special) (music arrangements)
 1981 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
- Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (music arranger)
 1981 Zorro: The Gay Blade (orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
 1981 The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (musical arrangements)
 1980 Linda in Wonderland (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1980 Baryshnikov on Broadway (TV Movie documentary) (music arranger)
 1980 Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (TV Special) (music arrangements)
 1979 Shirley MacLaine at the Lido (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1978 Sammy Stops the World (orchestrator)
 1977 Happy Birthday, Las Vegas (TV Special) (musical director - as William Byers)
 1977 Mitzi... Zings Into Spring (TV Special) (musical director)
 1977 Blansky's Beauties (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Blansky's Biking Beauty (1977) ... (arranger)
 1976 Silent Movie (orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
 1975 White Line Fever (conductor) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1975 Mitzi and a Hundred Guys (TV Special) (musical director)
 1974 The Towering Inferno (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1974 Mame (additional orchestrations)
 1974 Mitzi... A Tribute to the American Housewife (TV Special) (arranger - as Bill Byers) / (musical director - as Bill Byers)
 1973 The Sting (music arranger - uncredited)
 1973 The Borrowers (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1973 Don't Call Me Mama Anymore (TV Special) (orchestrations)
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (musical arranger)
 1971 From Bed to Worse (Short) (musician)
 1971 Rough Brunch (Short) (musician)
 1970 Don't Hustle an Ant with Muscle (Short) (musician)
 1970 Mumbo Jumbo (Short) (musician)
 1970 Science Friction (Short) (musician)
 1970 Ants in the Pantry (Short) (musician)
 1970 Odd Ant Out (Short) (musician)
 1970 A Man Called Horse (music copyist - uncredited)
 1970 Loving (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1970 Scratch a Tiger (Short) (musician)
  Music Scene (TV Series) (music arranger - 6 episodes, 1969) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1969)
- Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (conductor) / (music arranger)
- Episode #1.11 (1969) ... (conductor) / (music arranger)
- Episode #1.8 (1969) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers)
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers)
 1969 Isle of Caprice (Short) (musician)
 1969 A Pair of Greenbacks (Short) (musician: trombone)
 1969 Dune Bug (Short) (musician)
 1969 Never Bug an Ant (Short) (musician)
 1969 Technology, Phooey (Short) (musician)
 1969 Extinct Pink (Short) (musician: trombone - uncredited)
 1969 I've Got Ants in My Plans (Short) (musician)
 1969 The Ant from Uncle (Short) (musician)
 1969 Hasty But Tasty (Short) (musician)
 1969 The Ant and the Aardvark (Short) (musician)
 1968 Hawks and Doves (Short) (musician)
 1967 Point Blank (musician: keyboards - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1967 Divorce American Style (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1966 Three on a Couch (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1965 The Sandpiper (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1964 The Pawnbroker (orchestrator - as William Byers)
 1961 Paris Blues (musical advisor - as William Byers)
 1960 Les mordus (music arranger)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

A Chorus Line (2006). Musical drama (revival). Book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante. Music by Marvin Hamlisch. See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Byers | William Byers

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