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Billy Mayerl (1902–1959)

Billy Mayerl was born on May 31, 1902 in London, England as Joseph William Mayerl. He died on March 25, 1959 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Heart of Me
The Heart of Me Music Department
We'll Smile Again
We'll Smile Again Himself, Pianist
Cheer Up
Cheer Up Music Department
Trust the Navy
Trust the Navy Music Department


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 2002 The Heart of Me (performer: "Heart and Soul" (1938))
 1974 Swallows and Amazons (music: "Marigold" - uncredited)
 1960 Mister Magoo (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Buffalo Magoo (1960) ... (music: "Giddy Gadabout" - uncredited)
- Ten Strike Magoo (1960) ... (music: "Giddy Gadabout" - uncredited)
 1958 The Tunnel of Love (music: "Annual Outing" - uncredited)
 1944 Champagne Charlie (music: "Strolling in the Park", "Hunting After Dark", "Burgundy, Claret and Port", "The Brandy and Seltzer Boys", "I Do Like a Little Drop of Gin", "A Glass of Sherry Wine" - uncredited)
 1942 We'll Smile Again (music: "Marigold") / (performer: "Marigold")
 1938 Oh Boy! (music: "Marigold" - uncredited)
 1937 Over She Goes (music: "A County Wedding", "I Breathe On Windows", "To Fame We'll Ride, Side By Side", "We Policemen Think We Police Are Grand")
 1936 Cheer Up (music: "Steak and Kidney Pudding" (uncredited), "There's a Star in the Sky")
 1935 The Deputy Drummer (writer: "Bread And Cheese And Kisses", "Old Pal")
 1929 Blackmail (music: "Miss Up-to-Date" (1929) - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Stanley Lupino's musical, "Over She Goes," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Laddie Cliffe, Stanley Lupino, Adele Dixon, Sally Gray, Syd Walker, Teddie St. Denis, Eric Fawcett, Richard Murdoch, Barbara Francis, and Barry O'Neill in the cast.

Did You Know?


Pianist, composer and band leader. From 1927, he operated a 'School of Syncopation' and a booking agency for dance bands, as well as fronting 'Billy Mayerl and His Vocalion Orchestra'. Mayerl had recording contracts with HMV, Decca and British Columbia. See more »

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