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Date of Birth 2 December 1918Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death 6 April 2015Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart failure)
Birth NameMilton DeLugg

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Composer, songwriter ("Orange-Colored Sky"), "Just Another Polka", "Hoop Dee Doo"), accordionist and pianist, conductor and author, educated at UCLA and a student of Tibor Serly. He began as a staff musician with a Hollywood radio station, and with film studios. During World War II, he served in the Radio Production Unit of the United States Army Air Force. He arranged and conducted the Abe Burrows radio show, and later, Joseph Levine films and recordings, night club revues and Broadway shows. Joining ASCAP in 1949, he collaborated musically with his wife Anne Delugg, Bob Hilliard, Sammy Gallop, William Stein, and Allan Roberts. His other popular-song and instrumental compositions include "Shanghai", "Sailor Boys Have Talk to Me in English", "My Lady Loves to Dance", "Be My Life's Companion", "Wrong Wrong Wrong", "Roller Coaster" ("What's My Line" theme), "The Little White Horse", "The Big Beat", "Honolulu", and "Gee I'm Glad I Married You".

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Spouse (1)

Anne Delugg (1946 - 1 March 2002) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (1)

Was for many years the head of the music department at Signature Records and Dot Records.

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