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Jerome Moross (1913–1983)

Brooklyn-born composer and orchestrator, who graduated from New York University at the age of eighteen. A child prodigy, he was already an accomplished pianist at the age of five and began composing music three years later. His first serious work ('Paeans') was performed in public when he was seventeen, conducted by the great Bernard Herrmann. ... See full bio »

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 1968-1970 Lancer (TV Series) (composer - 51 episodes)
- Lifeline (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Rivals (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Goodbye, Lizzie (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dream of Falcons (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Buscaderos (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
 1969 The Valley of Gwangi (conductor)
 1968 Rachel, Rachel (musical director)
  Wagon Train (TV Series) (composer - 207 episodes, 1959 - 1965) (score - 2 episodes, 1960)
- The Jarbo Pierce Story (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Silver Lady (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Indian Girl Story (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Katy Piper Story (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Betsy Blee Smith Story (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
 1962 Rawhide (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- The Greedy Town (1962) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
- The Deserters' Patrol (1962) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
- The Woman Trap (1962) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Bearbait (1961) ... (conductor)
 1959 The Jayhawkers! (conductor - uncredited)
 1952 Hans Christian Andersen (orchestrations)
 1950 The Sound of Fury (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1949 Roseanna McCoy (orchestrator)
 1948 Enchantment (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1948 Joan of Arc (orchestral arranger)
 1948 A Song Is Born (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1948 Close-Up (conductor)
 1947 The Bishop's Wife (orchestrator)
 1947 Body and Soul (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever (orchestrator)
 1946 Cinderella Jones (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 Three Strangers (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1945 Christmas in Connecticut (orchestrator)
 1945 Conflict (orchestrator)
 1945 Pillow to Post (orchestral arrangements)
 1945 Escape in the Desert (orchestrator)
 1945 The Affairs of Susan (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1945 God Is My Co-Pilot (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 The Doughgirls (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios (orchestrator - as Jerome Morross)
 1944 Since You Went Away (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Once Upon a Time (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Uncertain Glory (orchestral arrangements)
 1943 Northern Pursuit (orchestrator)
 1943 The North Star (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 The Big Shot (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 Juke Girl (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 On the Sunny Side (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 Right to the Heart (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 A Gentleman at Heart (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1941 Last of the Duanes (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1941 Scotland Yard (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1940 They Drive by Night (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1940 Our Town (orchestrator - uncredited)
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Did original score (along with Alex North) for an obscure failed pilot for CBS called "I Am a Lawyer". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jerome Morross
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Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 578-580. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.

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