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Peter Wilhousky (1902–1978)


He prepared the choruses for legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini in the early 1940s, after which choral conductor Robert Shaw took over the job. See more trivia »



(age 76)

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Home Alone
Home Alone Soundtrack
Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 Soundtrack
The Addams Family
The Addams Family Soundtrack
The Santa Clause
The Santa Clause Soundtrack


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 2016 Christmas All Over Again (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - as Peter J. Wilhousky)
 2016 Stranger Things (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Chapter Eight: The Upside Down (2016) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2013-2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 December 2015 (2015) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 19 December 2013 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2015/I Krampus (writer: "Krampus Karol of the Bells" - as Peter J. Wilhousky)
 2015 Love the Coopers (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - as Peter J. Wilhousky)
 2015 Deadliest Catch (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Hells Bells (2015) ... (lyrics: "Carol Of The Bells")
 2014 Arrow (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Climb (2014) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- White Christmas Blues (2013) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- John Goodman/Kings of Leon (2013) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2013 Home & Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.41 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2013 Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Chapter 28 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Carol Of The Bells [Acapella]" - uncredited)
 2012 Dexter (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Do You See What I See? (2012) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Unholy Night (2012) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells (Ukrainian Folk Song) - Piano Solo" - uncredited)
 2012 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2012 Last Ounce of Courage (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2011 The Devil's Dosh (Short) (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2011 Community (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Regional Holiday Music (2011) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2011 A Princess for Christmas (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2011 Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2011 Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - as Peter J. Milhousky, uncredited)
 2009 The National Christmas Tree Lighting (TV Special) (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2009 Prep & Landing (TV Short) (writer: "Carol of the Bells" - as Peter J. Wilhousky)
 2009 Make the Yuletide Gay (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2008/I W. (arranger: "Battle Hymn of the Republic" - as Peter J. Wilhowsky)
 2007 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- An Angry Nerd Christmas Carol: Part 2 (2007) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
- An Angry Nerd Christmas Carol: Part 1 (2007) ... (lyrics: "Carole of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2007 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Duke Collins (2007) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2007 A Christmas Celebration: Live from Dublin (Video) (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2007 Towelhead (writer: "Carol of the Bells" - as Peter J Wilhousky)
 2007/I Whisper (writer: "CAROL OF THE BELLS, UKRANIAN CAROL" - as Wilousky)
 2006 Black Christmas (writer: "Carol of the Bells" - as Wilhousky)
 2005 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "The Carol of the Bells")
 2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. (writer: "Carol of the Bells / Les Carillons")
 2004 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- An Echolls Family Christmas (2004) ... (writer: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2004 Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (Video) (writer: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 2004 Millions (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" (1916))
 2000 Christmas in South Park (Video) (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Noël (2000) ... (writer: "Carol Of The Bells" - as Peter J. Wilhousky, uncredited)
 1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces (writer: "Carol of the Bells" - as Peter J. Wilhousky)
 1994 The Santa Clause (lyrics: "Carol Of The Bells")
 1991 The Addams Family ("Carol of the Bells")
 1991 Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Carol Of The Bells/The Bells Of Christmas")
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- A Little Miracle - December 24, 1962 (1990) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
 1990 Home Alone (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells")
 1990 Die Hard 2 (lyrics: "CAROL OF THE BELLS")
 1984 Scrooge's Rock 'N' Roll Christmas (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Carol Of The Bells")
 1974 The Perry Como Christmas Show (TV Special) (lyrics: "Carol Of The Bells")
 1961 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- A Trip to Christmas (1961) ... (lyrics: "O Come All Ye Faithful / Carol of the Bells / We Wish You A Merry Christmas")
 1957-1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Kate Smith (1960) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
- Jay North (1959) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)
- Lee Aaker & Rin Tin Tin (1957) ... (lyrics: "Carol of the Bells" - uncredited)

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One of the pre-eminent choral directors in the United States, he is most famous for the choral arrangement and American lyrics for the Ukranian Christmas song, 'Carol of the Bells'. See more »

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