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Nappy Lamare (1907–1988)

Composer ("March of the Bob Cats"), guitarist and conductor, a sideman in the orchestras of Ben Pollack (1930-1935) and Bob Crosby (1935-1942). Since 1955, he was a co-leader of a Dixieland band with Ray Bauduc, and toured the Far East in 1955 and 1956. Joining ASCAP in 1958, his other popular-song and instrumental compositions include "My ... See full bio »


(age 80) in Newhall, California, USA
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Known For

Holiday Rhythm
Holiday Rhythm Nappy LaMare
Claude Thornhill & Orchestra
Claude Thornhill & Orchestra Himself - Performer
Music Man
Music Man Guitarist
Ben Pollack & His Orchestra
Ben Pollack & His Orchestra Himself - Orchestra Member


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 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
- One Night Stand (1955) ... Bobcat (as Nappy La Marr)
 1950 Holiday Rhythm
Nappy LaMare (as Nappy LaMare)
 1948 Music Man
Guitarist (uncredited)
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 1950 Claude Thornhill & Orchestra (Short)
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 1934 Ben Pollack & His Orchestra (Short)
Himself - Orchestra Member (uncredited)

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Nappy La Marr | Nappy LaMare

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