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Lou Halmy (–2005)

Lou Halmy died on March 14, 2005 in Eugene, Oregon, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Xanadu Soundtrack
Heart of the Rio Grande
Love on Tap
Love on Tap Music Department
San Demetrio London
San Demetrio London Soundtrack


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 1980 Xanadu ("Whenever You're Away From Me")
 1943 San Demetrio London (music: "Invitation to the Rhumba" - uncredited)
 1942 Heart of the Rio Grande (arranger: "Rainbow In the Night")
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 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Musician, Shep Fields Orchestra (uncredited)
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 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Losers (1963)
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 1939 Love on Tap (Short) (music arranger)

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Louis Halmy was born 23 June 1911 in Budapest, Hungary. His family emigrated to USA in 1913. He played trumpet with the Shep Fields Orchestra during the 1930s, and was self-taught as a jazz arranger. He died 14 March 2005 in Eugene, Oregon, USA.

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