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Norman Leyden (1917–2014)

Norman Leyden is a well known conductor, arranger, and clarinetist. He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II, serving as one of three arrangers for Glenn Miller's Air Force Band. Leyden also arranged for the reorganized Glenn Miller Orchestra of Tex Beneke. He became the associate conductor of the Oregon Symphony in 1970... See full bio »


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The $64,000 Question
The $64,000 Question Music Department
The Jackie Gleason Show
The Jackie Gleason Show Music Department


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 1960 Mel-O-Toons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Robin Hood (1960) ... (uncredited)
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 1961 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) (musical director)
 1955 The $64,000 Question (TV Series) (musical director)
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 1992 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- The Quiz Show Scandal (1992) ... (special thanks)
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 2000 Glenn Miller's Last Flight (TV Movie documentary)

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Stage Play: Winged Victory. Musical drama. Written by Moss Hart. Incidental music by Sgt. David Rose. Music arranged by Sgt. David Rose. Assistant Musical Director: M/Sgt. Norman Leyden. Featuring songs by Carmen Dragon, Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr and Robert Crawford. Assistant Lighting Design by S/Sgt. Ralph Alswang. Directed by Moss Hart.... See more »

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Won the Oregon Governor's Art Award in 1991.

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