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Graduated High School of Music & Art in New York, then studied composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. In addition to extensive film and TV work, composed music for hit songs including "Killing Me Softly With His Song", "I Got A Name" and "Ready To Take A Chance Again". Classical compositions include two full length ballets: "Song For Dead ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 100 Voices: A Journey Home (Documentary) (musician)
 1999 Love American Style (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
 1986-1991 Valerie (TV Series) (composer - 110 episodes)
- Isn't It Romantic? (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ho, Ho, Hogans (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Family Affair (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Sneaking Suspicion (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Best of Friends, Worst of Times (1990) ... (composer: theme music)
 1989 The Gods Must Be Crazy II (conductor)
 1987 Love at Stake (conductor)
 1977-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series) (composer - 251 episodes)
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 2 (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 1 (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Shipshape Cruise (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
 1974-1984 Happy Days (TV Series) (composer - 222 episodes)
- Fonzie's Spots (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Good News, Bad News (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- School Dazed (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Low Notes (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- So How Was Your Weekend? (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
  Laverne & Shirley (TV Series) (composer - 176 episodes, 1976 - 1983) (music conductor - 2 episodes, 1976)
- Here Today, Hair Tomorrow (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Do the Carmine (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- How's Your Sister? (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Please Don't Feed the Buzzards (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
 1980 Little Darlings (conductor)
 1980 Goodtime Girls (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Too Many Fiances (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979-1980 Angie (TV Series) (composer - 36 episodes)
- Angie and the Doctor (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- Angie and Joyce Go to Jail (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- Friends in Need (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Kid Down the Block (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- The President's Coming, the President's Coming (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979 Shirley (TV Series) (theme song - 1 episode)
- Visions of Christmas Past (1979) ... (theme song: music by)
 1975-1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series) (composer - 60 episodes)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Man Who Could Not Die (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Paper Chase (1978) ... (music: title song "The First Years)
 1978 Foul Play (conductor)
 1978 Grease (musical director - uncredited)
 1977 Blansky's Beauties (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Nancy Goes Sheik (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Blansky's Biking Beauty (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
 1975 Bug (composer: electronic music)
 1972 Fol-de-Rol (TV Movie) (music director)
 1971 Lidsville (TV Series) (musical director - 17 episodes)
- Turn in Your Turban, You're Through (1971) ... (musical director)
- The Old Hat Home (1971) ... (musical director)
- The Great Brain Robbery (1971) ... (musical director)
- Oh, Brother (1971) ... (musical director)
- Mommy Hoodoo (1971) ... (musical director)
 1970 Pufnstuf (conductor) / (music composer: songs)
 1968-1969 The Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) (composer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- Successful Films (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.17 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.14 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.13 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
 1968 The Green Slime (composer: stock music, U.S. cut - uncredited)
 1968 Barbarella (conductor) / (lyrics by)
 1966-1967 The Beagles (TV Series) (musical director - 26 episodes)
- The Cat Napper (1967) ... (musical director)
- The Island Hideout (1967) ... (musical director)
- Island in the Sky (1967) ... (musical director)
- Motorcycle Mountie (1967) ... (musical director)
- Klondike Goes to Town (1967) ... (musical director)
 1967 The Incident (conductor)
 1967 Snap Judgment (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 August 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 7 August 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 24 July 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 3 July 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 19 June 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
 1965 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (music arranger - 65 episodes)
- Episode dated 31 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 20 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 15 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 13 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 9 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
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(Fall 2010) Release of his memoirs, "Killing Me Softly: My Life in Music".

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Inducted into Bronx Walk of Fame in July 2009. See more »

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