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Doc Severinsen

Doc Severinsen was born on July 7, 1927 in Arlington, Oregon, USA as Carl H. Severinsen. He is known for his work on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962), Tonight! (1953) and CBS News Sunday Morning (1979). He has been married to Emily Marshall since May 17, 1980. He was previously married to Evonne Nyman. See full bio »
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 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Peter Lassally/Doc Severinsen/Johnny Carson Tribute (2005) ... (musical director: 'Here's That Rainy Day')
  The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1973) (musical conductor - 1 episode, 1992)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (musical conductor)
- Episode dated 27 April 1973 (1973) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 6 March 1969 (1969) ... (musical director)
 1986-1988 Designing Women (TV Series) (performer - 44 episodes)
- Reservations for Eight (1988) ... (performer: theme song)
- Ted-Bare (1988) ... (performer: theme song)
- How Great Thou Art (1988) ... (performer: theme song)
- High Rollers (1988) ... (performer: theme song)
 1979 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series documentary) (musician: trumpet, "Abblazen" - 1998-2004)
 1977 The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (musical director)
 1953-1957 Tonight! (TV Series) (musician - 76 episodes)
- Finale (1957) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host Finale (1957) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host (1957) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Episode #5.68 (1956) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Kovacs Guest Host (1956) ... (musician: trumpet)
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I was playing in Kansas City [in 1974]. We [with future third wife Emily Marshall] got into a tremendous fight in the hotel room. I mean, it was a battle. Emily was throwing things and screaming. In the midst of this knock-down-drag-out, there was a tap on the door, which we ignored. Then, a piece of paper slid under the door."

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Hit #106 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1970 with "Last Tango in Paris" (RCA 0904). See more »

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