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Hall Johnson (1888–1970)

Composer, author, conductor and arranger, educated at the Knox Institute, Atlanta University, Allen University, USC, the Hahn School of Music, the University of Pennsylvania and the New York Institute of Musical Art. He also studied with Percy Goetschius and was awarded an Honorary Music Degree from the Philadelphia Musical Academy. In 1925, he ... See full bio »

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 1943 Cabin in the Sky (choral arrangements)
 1942 Heart of the Golden West (choral arranger)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan (vocal arranger)
 1942 Syncopation (vocal director)
 1941 Meet John Doe (choral arrangements)
 1940 In Old Missouri (choral arranger)
 1939 Swanee River (choral arranger)
 1939 Way Down South (vocal arrangements)
 1939 Zenobia (choral arrangements)
 1939 St. Louis Blues (vocal arranger)
 1937 Lost Horizon (choral arranger - uncredited)
 1936 Camp Meetin' (Short) (choral director)
 1936 The Green Pastures (choral conductor: Hall Johnson choir) / (music arranger: choral)
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Other Works:

The Green Pastures (1935). (revival). Choral arrangements written by Hall Johnson. Directed by Marc Connelly. 44th Street Theatre: 26 Feb 1935- 27 Apr 1935 (71 performances). See more »

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See also the Hall Johnson Choir for Soundtrack credits.

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