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Norrie Paramor (1914–1979)

Norrie Paramor was born on May 15, 1914 in London, England as Norman William Paramor. He is known for his work on Expresso Bongo (1959), Band of Thieves (1962) and Wonderful to Be Young! (1961). He was married to Joan Margaret Jean Gerrard and Gloria Brent. He died on September 9, 1979 in Barnet, England. See full bio »


(age 65) in Barnet, England, UK

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Expresso Bongo
Expresso Bongo Music Department
Band of Thieves
Band of Thieves Music Department
Wonderful to Be Young!
Wonderful to Be Young! Music Department
Play It Cool
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 1972 The Case (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1970 My Lover My Son (conductor)
 1969 Life with Johnny (TV Series) (musical associate)
 1968 After Ten Fellas: Ten! (TV Special) (musical director)
  Cilla (TV Series) (musical arranger - 1 episode, 1968) (orchestra director - 1 episode, 1968)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (musical arranger: A Song for Europe) / (orchestra director)
 1967 Maroc 7 (music producer)
 1966 Finders Keepers (music arranger: songs - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1965 Up Jumped a Swagman (musical director)
 1964 Rhythm 'n' Greens (Short) (musical director)
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (musical supervision of Cliff Richard and The Shadows)
 1964 Father Came Too! (conductor)
 1963 Doctor in Distress (conductor)
 1963 Summer Holiday (musical supervisor: Cliff Richard and The Shadows) / (musician: organ - uncredited) / (vocal supervisor - uncredited)
 1962 The Fast Lady (conductor)
 1962 Young and Willing (conductor)
 1962 Band of Thieves (composer: additional music) / (musical director)
 1962 Two and Two Make Six (conductor)
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (musical director)
 1962 A Pair of Briefs (conductor)
 1962 Play It Cool (musical director)
 1961 Wonderful to Be Young! (additional composer: songs and score) / (music supervisor)
 1961 The Frightened City (musical director)
 1959 Expresso Bongo (composer: additional music) / (music associate)
 1958 Still Contrary (TV Series) (orchestra director - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1958) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.5 (1958) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... (orchestra director)
 1947 Green for Danger (music arranger: dance music - uncredited)
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Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra | Norrie Paramor och Hans Orkester

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Until George Martin-his opposite number at EMI sister label Parlophone-produced "Candle In The Wind 97" for Sir Elton John, Paramor and Martin jointly held the record for having produced the most UK Number 1 hit singles, despite Paramor having died 18 years earlier. See more »


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