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Josef Bonime (1891–1959)

Composer, pianist, teacher and conductor, he came to the USA as a child. Educated at CCNY and Juillard, he toured as a piano accompanist to Mischa Elman and Eugene Ysaye. In the 1920s he recorded for Vitaphone talkies, and arranged music for film short subjects. He conducted the orchestra for radio programs from 1925, including the CBS Symphony ... See full bio »

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The Salton Sea Soundtrack
Maria's Lovers Soundtrack


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 2002 The Salton Sea (writer: "Let's Dance")
 2000 Blood: The Last Vampire (lyrics: "Let's Dance") / (music: "Let's Dance")
 1984 Maria's Lovers (writer: "Let's Dance" - as Joseph Bonime)
 1974 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lucy and Phil Harris Strike Up the Band (1974) ... (writer: "Let's Dance" - as Joseph Bonime)
 1965 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.18 (1965) ... (writer: "Let's Dance" - uncredited)
 1961 Glenn Miller Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 ... (writer: "Let's Dance")
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (music: "Let's Dance")
 1944 Sweet and Low-Down (writer: "Let's Dance" (1935) - uncredited)
 1943 The Gang's All Here (writer: "Let's Dance" - uncredited)
 1943 The Powers Girl (writer: "Let's Dance" - uncredited)
 1926 Mischa Elman (Short) (performer: "Humoresque in G Flat Major, Op. 101", "Gavotte")
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 1926 Mischa Elman (Short)
Self - Off Camera Pianist

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Other Works:

Work: "The City of Light" (for the Con Ed exhibit at the 1939 NY World's Fair)

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