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Gus Arnheim (1887–1955)

Composer, conductor and songwriter ("I Cried For You", "Sweet and Lovely"), leader of his own orchestra, he toured Europe and the US, appearing in theatres, night clubs and ballrooms. He joined ASCAP in 1925, and his chief musical collaborators include Arthur Freed, Jules Lemare, Abe Lyman and Harry Tobias. His popular song compositions also ... See full bio »

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Known For

Scarface Orchestra Leader
Angel Heart Soundtrack
Amélie Soundtrack
Hollywood Ending Soundtrack


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 1944 Trocadero
Gus Arnheim
 1934 Gift of Gab
Gus Arnheil (uncredited)
 1934 Palooka
Orchestra Bandleader
 1933 Jimmy and Sally
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1933 Bombshell
Gus Arnheim - Coconut Grove Bandleader (uncredited)
 1932 Scarface
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1931 Humanettes No. 9 (Short)
 1931 Her Majesty, Love
Gus Arnheim - Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1931 Flying High
Gus Arnheim - the Orchestra Leader
 1929 Why Leave Home?
Gus Arnheim
 1929 Broadway
Orchestra Leader (as Gus Arnheim and his Orchestra)
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Gus Arnheim and his Orchestra


Dorothie  (2 children)

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Also appeared in shorts 'Gus Armheim and His Ambassadors' (1928), 'Gus Arnheim and His Cocoanut Grove Orchestra'(1928), and 'Gus Arnheim and His Ambassador Hotel Orchestra' (1929). See more »

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