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Henry Busse (1894–1955)

Songwriter ("Hot Lips", "Wang Wang Blues"), conductor, composer, and trumpeter in the Paul Whiteman orchestra between 1918-1928. He then formed his own orchestra, appearing in night clubs, radio, and dance halls. He made many records, and did many concert tours in he USA and Europe. Joining ASCAP in 1946, his chief musical collaborators included ... See full bio »

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The English Patient Soundtrack
The Color Purple Soundtrack
Sweet and Lowdown Soundtrack


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 1949 Rhythm Masters (Short)
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 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys
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 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
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Alternate Names:

Henry Busse and His Orchestra


Lorayne Brox  (his death)  (1 child)

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