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Hershy Kay (1919–1981)

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Bite the Bullet
Bite the Bullet Music Department
The King and Four Queens
The King and Four Queens Music Department
The St. Louis Bank Robbery
The St. Louis Bank Robbery Music Department
Girl of the Night
Girl of the Night Music Department


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 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
 1991 Candide (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1986 Barnum! (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1986 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- Leonard Bernstein: Candide (1986) ... (orchestrator)
 1975 Bite the Bullet (orchestration)
 1963 The Victor Borge Show (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 February 1963 (1963) ... (composer: musical piece)
 1961 Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years (TV Series documentary) (orchestrator - 3 episodes)
- Gotterdammerung (1961) ... (orchestrator)
- D-Day (1961) ... (orchestrator)
- Strike Hard, Strike Home! (1961) ... (orchestrator)
 1960 Girl of the Night (orchestrator)
 1959 The St. Louis Bank Robbery (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1958 South Seas Adventure (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1956 The King and Four Queens (orchestrator)
 1955 Man with the Gun (orchestrations)
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 1962 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1959 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
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 2012 BBC Proms (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Prom 59: John Wilson on Broadway (2012) ... (arranger: "Coney Island Ballet")
 2003 Comandante (Documentary) (performer: "On the Balcony of the Casa Rosada/Don't Cry for Me Argentina" - as Kay Hershy)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: A Musical Jubilee. Musical revue. Written by Max Wilk [final Broadway credit]. Devised by Marilyn Clark and Charles Burr. Musical Director: John Lesko. Dance arrangements and musical continuity by Trude Rittman. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, Hershy Kay and Elman Anderson. Musical Supervisor: Lehman Engel. Choreographed ... See more »


4' 11" (1.5 m)

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Together with Andrew Lloyd Webber, he orchestrated the stage version of "Evita". See more »

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