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Richard Himber (I) (1899–1966)


Bandleader, songwriter ("It Isn't Fair"), composer, author, conductor and magician. After his college education and private music study, he conducted the orchestral accompaniment to Sophie Tucker's stage performances, and also conducted in vaudeville and revues. Eventually he led his own dance orchestra in ballrooms, on radio and in theatres. He ... See full bio »

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Radio Days
Radio Days Soundtrack
(1987)
It's Easy to Remember
It's Easy to Remember Himself / Orchestra Leader
(1935)
Richard Himber & His Orchestra
Richard Himber & His Orchestra Himself / Orchestra Leader
(1934)
Tempo of Tomorrow
Tempo of Tomorrow Band Leader
(1939)

Filmography

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 2009 My Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie) (lyrics: "It Isn't Fair")
 1987 Radio Days (performer: "Lullaby of Broadway" (1934))
 1939 Tempo of Tomorrow (Short) (writer: "Alone at the Station")
 1935 It's Easy to Remember (Short) (performer: "It's Easy to Remember")
 1934 Richard Himber & His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "It Isn't Fair", "Tea at the Ritz" - uncredited) / (music: "It Isn't Fair", "Tea at the Ritz" - uncredited) / (performer: "It Isn't Fair", "Jig Time", "Chanson bohémienne", "Tea at the Ritz", "Green Eyes" - uncredited)
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 1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Musician
- Episode #1.19 (1951) ... Guest Musician
- Episode #1.15 (1951) ... Guest Musician
 1939 Tempo of Tomorrow (Short)
Band Leader
 1935 The Magic of Music (Short)
Orchestra Leader
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 1952 All Star Summer Revue (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Bandleader / Composer
- Episode #1.10 (1952) ... Himself - Guest Bandleader / Composer
 1951 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Musician / Magician
- Episode #1.27 (1951) ... Himself - Guest Musician / Magician
- Episode #1.23 (1951) ... Himself - Guest Musician / Magician
 1951 The Ken Murray Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.20 (1951) ... Himself
 1950 The Arthur Murray Party (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Illusionist
- Episode #1.20 (1950) ... Himself - Musical Illusionist
 1950 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Himself - Harmonica Player
- Episode #2.27 (1950) ... Himself - Harmonica Player
 1949 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
Himself - Musician / Himself
- Episode #2.15 (1949) ... Himself - Musician
- Episode #2.6 (1949) ... Himself
 1935 It's Easy to Remember (Short)
Himself / Orchestra Leader
 1934 Richard Himber & His Orchestra (Short)
Himself / Orchestra Leader
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