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Alec Wilder (1907–1980)

Alec Wilder was born on February 16, 1907 in Rochester, New York, USA as Alexander Lafayette Chew Wilder. He died on December 24, 1980 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Flight of the Phoenix
(1965)
Va Savoir (Who Knows?)
(2001)
Welcome to Me
Welcome to Me Soundtrack
(2014)
The Joe Louis Story
The Joe Louis Story Soundtrack
(1953)

Filmography

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 2016 Alive and Kicking (Documentary) (writer: "All The Cats Join In")
 2014 Welcome to Me (writer: "I'll Be Around")
 2008 Skogskyrkogården (Documentary) (lyrics: "I'll Be Around) / (music: "I'll Be Around) / (writer: "I'll Be Around)
 2001 Va Savoir (Who Knows?) (writer: "Senza Fine")
 1989 Staying Together (music: "While We're Young")
 1969 The Wonderful Land of Oz (writer: "Did You Come To See the Wizard?", "How Do I Brew This Stew?", "I Lost My Heart", "The Wonderful Land of Oz", "Open Your Eyes")
 1965 The Flight of the Phoenix (lyrics: "The Phoenix Love Theme "Senza Fine")
 1964 NDR Jazz Workshops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No. 35 (1964) ... (writer: "Night Talk")
 1960 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 October 1960 (1960) ... (writer: "If She Should Come To You (La Montaña)")
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A 70th Birthday Salute to Paul Whiteman (1960) ... (writer: "It's So Peaceful in the Country" - uncredited)
 1959 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- 30 Years in the Future (1959) ... (music: "While We're Young" - uncredited)
 1958 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie) (music: "Market Today")
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride (writer: "I'll Be Around" - uncredited)
 1957 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.12 (1957) ... (writer: "I'll Be Around" - uncredited)
 1956 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Douglas Fairbanks, Jr./Alfred Drake/The Muppets/Erin O'Brien (1956) ... (music: "While We're Young")
 1953 The Joe Louis Story ("I'll Be Around")
 1946 All the Cats Join In (Short) (writer: "All the Cats Join In")
 1946 Make Mine Music (lyrics: "All the Cats Join In" (1945))
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Show Show Music department (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "American Popular Song", 1972.

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Alternate Names:

Wilder
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Hollywood songwriters of the 'thirties and beyond] They were vitalized by Fred Astaire and wrote in a manner they had never quite written in before. He brought out in them something a little better than their best - a little more subtlety, flair, sophistication, wit, and style - qualities he himself possesses in generous measure.

Trivia:

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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