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Skitch Henderson (1918–2005)


Composer, conductor, band leader, arranger, pianist, jazz expert and accompanist to Judy Garland on tour, Skitch Henderson was educated at Juilliard and the University of Califonia and was a student of Malcolm Frost, Roger Aubert, Albert Coates, Fritz Reiner, and Arnold Schönberg. He was a pianist in dance bands, and then theater orchestras, and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Act One
Act One Composer
(1963)
Murder in A-Flat
Murder in A-Flat 'Skitch' Henderson - Gossip Columnist / Piano Player
(1952)
Gimme Danger
Gimme Danger Soundtrack
(2016)

Filmography

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 1970 The Gifts (Documentary short)
 1963 Act One
 1961 Project XX (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
Show Show Music department (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
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Show Show Self (34 credits)
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Other Works:

(1946-47) Radio: Wrote the score for the detective series "I Deal in Crime" (ABC Radio). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

SKITCH HENDERSON & THE NBC RADIO & TELEVISION ORCHESTRA
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Trivia:

Currently the founder, music director, and conductor of the New York Pops in New York City. He founded the orchestra, which performs at Carnegie Hall, over 20 years ago, and continues to be its leader today. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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