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Paul Mertz (I) (1904–1998)

Paul Mertz was born on September 1, 1904 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA as Paul Madeira Mertz. He is known for his work on You Were Never Lovelier (1942), You'll Never Get Rich (1941) and Wagon Team (1952). He died on October 19, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

You Were Never Lovelier
You Were Never Lovelier Music Department
(1942)
You'll Never Get Rich
You'll Never Get Rich Music Department
(1941)
Wagon Team
Wagon Team Music Department
(1952)
Riders of the Whistling Pines
(1949)

Filmography

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 1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1955 Women's Prison (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 The Long Gray Line (additional music adaptor - uncredited)
 1953 Last of the Pony Riders (music supervisor)
 1953 Slaves of Babylon (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Saginaw Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1953 Conquest of Cochise (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Pack Train (music supervisor)
 1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1953 Goldtown Ghost Riders (music supervisor)
 1953 Fort Ti (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Man in the Dark (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Jack McCall, Desperado (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 On Top of Old Smoky (music supervisor)
 1953 Winning of the West (musical supervisor)
 1952 Blue Canadian Rockies (music supervisor)
 1952 Voodoo Tiger (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 The Golden Hawk (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Wagon Team (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music arranger: "In and Out of the Jailhouse") / (music supervisor)
 1952 Captain Pirate (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Barbed Wire (music supervisor)
 1952 California Conquest (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Montana Territory (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Apache Country (music supervisor)
 1952 Sound Off (music supervisor)
 1952 Night Stage to Galveston (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1952 The Old West (music supervisor)
 1952 Indian Uprising (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Valley of Fire (music supervisor)
 1951 The Hills of Utah (music supervisor)
 1951 Cyclone Fury (music supervisor)
 1951 Silver Canyon (music supervisor)
 1951 Snake River Desperadoes (music supervisor)
 1951 Whirlwind (music supervisor)
 1951 Texans Never Cry (music supervisor)
 1951 Gene Autry and The Mounties (music supervisor)
 1951 Al Jennings of Oklahoma (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Blazing Sun (musical director)
 1950 Last of the Buccaneers (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Indian Territory (music supervisor)
 1950 Across the Badlands (music supervisor)
 1950 On the Isle of Samoa (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 One Shivery Night (Short) (musical arrangements - uncredited)
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills (music supervisor)
 1950 Hoedown (music supervisor)
 1950 Cow Town (music supervisor)
 1950 The Palomino (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Mule Train (music supervisor)
 1949 Sons of New Mexico (music supervisor)
 1949 Riders in the Sky (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1949 All the King's Men (musical arrangements - uncredited)
 1949 Feudin' Rhythm (music supervisor)
 1949 Tokyo Joe (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Bandits of El Dorado (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1949 Holiday in Havana (music supervisor)
 1949 The Cowboy and the Indians (music supervisor)
 1949 Rim of the Canyon (music supervisor)
 1949 Home in San Antone (music supervisor)
 1949 Manhattan Angel (music supervisor)
 1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines (music supervisor)
 1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The Big Sombrero (music supervisor)
 1948 Smoky Mountain Melody (music supervisor)
 1948 Loaded Pistols (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1948 I Surrender Dear (musical director)
 1948 Triple Threat (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Strawberry Roan (music supervisor)
 1948 The Arkansas Swing (music supervisor)
 1948 Song of Idaho (music supervisor)
 1948 Glamour Girl (music supervisor)
 1948 The Swordsman (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Rose of Santa Rosa (music supervisor)
 1947 The Last Round-up (music supervisor)
 1947 Two Blondes and a Redhead (music supervisor)
 1947 Sweet Genevieve (music supervisor)
 1947 When a Girl's Beautiful (music supervisor)
 1947 Smoky River Serenade (music supervisor)
 1947 Swing the Western Way (music supervisor)
 1947 Little Miss Broadway (music supervisor)
 1947 Over the Santa Fe Trail (musical director)
 1946 Lone Star Moonlight (music supervisor)
 1946 Betty Co-Ed (musical director)
 1946 The Thrill of Brazil (assistant musical director)
 1946 Singing on the Trail (musical director)
 1946 Sing While You Dance (musical director)
 1946 Cowboy Blues (musical director)
 1946 Blondie's Lucky Day (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1945 Texas Panhandle (music supervisor)
 1945 Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1945 The Crime Doctor's Courage (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1944 Dancing in Manhattan (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1944 Sailor's Holiday (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1943 Something to Shout About (vocal arranger)
 1942 You Were Never Lovelier (assistant musical director)
 1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1942 The Man Who Returned to Life (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1941 Go West, Young Lady (music associate)
 1941 You'll Never Get Rich (assistant musical director)
 1941 Sweetheart of the Campus (music advisor)
 1941 Penny Serenade (music advisor - uncredited)
 1941 Blondie Goes Latin (musical advisor)
 1940 Arizona (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1940 He Stayed for Breakfast (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1939 Good Girls Go to Paris (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Holiday (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Start Cheering (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 It Can't Last Forever (music arranger: vocals)
 1936 Hats Off (music director)
 1935 Every Night at Eight (music arranger - uncredited) / (vocal arranger - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

With Jimmy Dorsey, Paul wrote "I'm Glad There Is You".

Alternate Names:

Paul Madeira
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Arranged the music for nearly all of Gene Autry's films. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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