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Fred Waring (I) (1900–1984)

Fred Waring was born on June 9, 1900 in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA as Frederick Malcolm Waring. He died on July 29, 1984 in State College, Pennsylvania. See full bio »

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 1991 Oscar (performer: "Tea for Two")
 1944 The United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps Band (Short) (writer: "The Men of the Merchant Marine" - uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady (performer: "A Cigarette, Sweet Music and You" (1942))
 1937 Varsity Show (performer: "I'm Dependable" (1937))
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Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians

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Banjoist (from the age of sixteen), subsequently violinist and band leader (Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians). Broadcast for radio station WWJ in Detroit in the early 1920's and later graduated to having his own radio and TV show for NBC, "The Fred Waring Show". His band provided a fertile training ground for such stars as Priscilla and Rosemary Lane and choreographer Kay Thompson. See more »


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