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Composer, songwriter, conductor, pianist, organist and arranger, educated at Columbia University and a music student of Teddy Wilson. At college, he wrote the Columbia Varsity Show, and later appeared as pianist with the jazz groups of Lester Young, Tony Scott and others, and toured Europe in 1950 with the Benny Goodman orchestra. The following ... See full bio »
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 1998 Futuro: A New Stance for Tomorrow (Documentary short)
 1992 Alan & Naomi
 1989 Nabokov on Kafka (TV Short)
 1989 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ask Me Again (1989)
 1987 Moonstruck
 1986 Fame, Fortune and Romance (TV Series)
 1986 Johnny Bull (TV Movie)
 1983 Zelig (music composed by)
 1982 CBS Library (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1980 NBC Special Treat (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1980 King Crab (TV Movie)
 1980 The Henderson Monster (TV Movie)
 1978 The Last Tenant (TV Movie)
 1977 The Deadliest Season (TV Movie)
 1976 Erased Off
 1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair (TV Movie)
 1966 Ages of Man (TV Movie)
 1961 The Arthur Godfrey Show (TV Movie)
 1960 The Arthur Godfrey Show (TV Movie)
 1959 The Arthur Godfrey Show (TV Movie)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
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Wrote foreword to "The Soundtracks of Woody Allen: A Complete Guide to the Songs and Music in Every Film, 1969-2005" by Adam Harvey, See more »

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Alternate Names:

Richard R. Hyman | Richard Hyman

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Had minor hit record in 1968: "The Minotaur" as "Dick Hyman & the Eclectic Electrics". Was first single ever to be entirely performed on a synthesizer (Moog).

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