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Buster Davis (I) (1918–1987)

Composer, songwriter ("Autumn's In the Air"), arranger and conductor, educated at Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts degree). He was a vocal arranger and conductor for Broadway musicals, including "Funny Girl" and "Fade Out - Fade In". Joining ASCAP in 1963, he collaborated musically with Marshall Barer. His other popular-song compositions ... See full bio »

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 1978 Movie Movie (music arranger: vocal arrangements)
 1965 The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood (TV Movie) (choral director)
 1959 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (music arranger: vocals - 1960-1968)
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 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Happy Birthday (1956)
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 1981 The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (arranger: "Hooray for Hollywood")

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Stage Play: Barefoot Boy With Cheek. Musical comedy. Music by Sidney Lippman. Lyrics by Sylvia Dee. Book by Max Shulman. Based on the novel by Max Shulman. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Music orchestrated by Philip Lang. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock. Assistant Vocal arrangements: Buster Davis [credited as Bus Davis] (earliest ... See more »

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