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1. A.H. Gibbs

Soundtrack | Miller's Crossing

Songwriter ("Runnin' Wild"), composer, conductor and pianist, educated in high school in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In 1913 he came to New York where he was a pianist in dance orchestras. During World War I he served in the Allied Expeditionary Force, and by 1923 he was leading his own orchestra, ...

2. Aaron Copland

Soundtrack | He Got Game

Aaron Copland is an Academy Award-winning composer (The Heiress (1949)), author, conductor, lecturer and educator. He was educated at public schools and was a music student of his sister and later Leopold Wolfson, Victor Wittgenstein, Clarence Adler, Rubin Goldmark and Nadia Boulanger. In 1925, he ...

3. Aaron González

Soundtrack | In Old Mexico

Composer, songwriter ("Tropicana"), conductor, arranger, pianist and engineer, educated at USC and the Colleges of Music and Engineering. He conduced his own orchestra at the Beverly Hiils (California) Hotel for twelve years, and also conducted other orchestras in various hotels and night clubs. In...

4. Abe Burrows

Writer | Just Go with It

Songwriter, composer, writer, panelist, director, singer and pianist, educated at City College of New York and New York University. He began his writing career as a script writer for "Duffy's Taven" on radio, and later, the Rudy Vallee program. He sang in his own radio shows , in night clubs, and ...

5. Abe Ellstein

Composer | Yidl mitn fidl

Composer, conductor and pianist, educated at the Third Street Settlement, the Manhattan School of Music, and Juilliard (on scholarship); a student of Frederic Jacobi, Rubin Goldmark, and Albert Stoessel. He was a member of the Metropolitan Opera's Children's Chorus between 1916 and 1920 and sang in...

6. Abe Holzmann

Soundtrack | Trapeze

Composer, educated at the New York Conservatory. He was a staff arranger, composer, and manager for the orchestra department of music-publishing firms, and advertising manager for the 'International Musician'. Joining ASCAP in 1923, his song and instrumental compositions include "Smoky Mokes Cake ...

7. Abel Baer

Soundtrack | Jersey Boys

Composer, songwriter ("There Are Such Things", "My Mother's Eyes"), pianist and author, educated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, giving up dentistry to join a NY music publisher in 1920. He accompanied Nora Bayes, and came to Hollywood in 1929 to write songs for sound films. In 1955 he ...

8. Abel Green

Writer | Mr. Broadway

Editor and theatrical trade reporter ('Variety'), songwriter, composer, editor, author and producer. He organized theatrical news coverage of European and South American capitols, and edited Variey since 1933. He co-authored and produced the Philco-Variety Hall of Fame. Joining ASCAP in 1952, his ...

9. Abram Chasins

Music Department | Song Without End

Composer, author, pianist, teacher and radio executive, educated at the Ethical Culture School and Columbia University, and scholarships to Juilliard and the Curtis Institute. He studied music with Hutcheson, Godowsky, Hofmann, and Goldmark. He was a concert pianist from 1927 to 1947, appearing in ...

10. Adam Garner

Actor | The First Piano Quartette

Composer, pianist and arranger, educated at the Warsaw Conservatory and the Royal Prussian Academy in Berlin. He also studied music under Michalowski. He concerized throughout Europe, and founded the First Piano Quartet in the United States in 1941. Joining ASCAP in 1964, he composed the popular ...

11. Adam Geibel

Soundtrack | The Perry Como Show

Composer, songwriter ("Sleep"), conductor, organist, teacher and publisher. Adam Geibel came to the United States and was educated at the Pennsylvania Institute for the Blind in Philadelphia (where he later would teach piano, violin, harmony and composition over a seventeen-year career). He studied...

12. Adolph Deutsch

Composer | The Apartment

Academy Award-winning composer, songwriter, conductor and arranger, educated at London Poly. and the Royal Academy of Music. He came to the USA in 1910 and became a US citizen in 1920, eventually leading his own orchestra; later he composed and arranged for and conducted other dance bands. He was ...

13. Adolph Green

Soundtrack | On the Town

Songwriter ("New York, New York", "The Party's Over", "Just in Time", "Make Someone Happy"), author and actor, educated at City College of New York. While he was a student, he acted with the Washington Square Players and had a part in the road company of "Having a Wonderful Time". A member of The ...

14. Al Bryan

Soundtrack | Titanic

Songwriter ("Peg O' My Heart", "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine"< "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier") and author, educated in parochial schools. He joined the staff of several New York publishing firms, and wrote the Broadway stage scores for "The Shubert Gaieties of 1919", "The Midnight ...

15. Al Cameron

Soundtrack | Make Mine Music

Composer, songwriter, director, producer, pianist, advertising executive and author, he was educated at DePauw University. He was a master of ceremonies on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1921, and had his own radio show on WCX. He was a pianist, accompanist and singer for the B.F. Keith,...

16. Al Cohn

Writer | The Steve Allen Show

Composer and saxophonist, educated in private music study, and a saxophonoist with the orchestras of Alvino Rey, Joe Marsala, Buddy Rich, and Woody herman. He performed on the radio version of "Your Hit Parade", and arranged for RCA Victor in 1955-1956, also performing as saxophonist on many ...

17. Al De Lory

Soundtrack | Mojave Moon

Songwriter ("Mr. Custer"), composer, conductor, pianist and arranger who after college, conducted and arranged for the USAF Band. He went on to be a night club pianist, and has made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1956, his other popular-song compositions include "Johnny Willow" and "Battle of ...

18. Al Dubin

Music Department | Dames

Prolific Academy Award-winning songwriter Al Dubin ("Lullaby of Broadway" [1935]) came to the US in 1893 and was educated at the Perkiomen Seminary in Pennsylvania. He joined the staff of several New York music publishing companies. He enlisted in the US Army in World War I and served in the 77th ...

19. Al Goodhart

Soundtrack | Singin' in the Rain

Songwriter ("I Apologize", "Serenade of the Bells"), composer, pianist and agent, educated at DeWitt Clinton High School and then a radio announcer, vaudeville pianist, and writer of special material. He performed on radio as part of a two-member piano eam, and also owned a theatrical agency. While...

20. Al Goodman

Soundtrack | Just Wright

Composer, songwriter, conductor, pianist and arranger, educated at the Peabody Conservatory (on scholarship). He was a pianist in early film theatres, and later a choral director and music director for the Aborne Opera Company. He conducted and arranged for Al Jolson, and conducted the Broadway ...

21. Al Hoffman

Music Department | Cinderella

Prolific songwriter ("Heartaches", "Allegheny Moon"), composer, author and drummer. He came to the USA in 1908 and was educated at Franklyn High School in Seattle, Washington. He led his own band in Seattle, then came to New York in 1928 where he was a drummer in night club orchestras. Journeying ...

22. Al Jacobs

Soundtrack | Casino

Songwriter ("This Is My Country", "I Need You Now", "If I Give My Heart to You"), composer, conductor, pianist, author and singer. He was a piano salesman after college and taught piano, then became the general manager of the Sherman Clay & Company and the business manager at the Miller Music ...

23. Al Jarvis

Actor | The Phantom Planet

Actor, songwriter ("Make Believe Ballroom"), author and disc jockey, educated at the University of Southern California and a member of the Pasadena Community Playhouse. He joined ASCAP in 1954, and his chief musical collaborators included Johnny Mercer and Leo Diamond. His other popular-song ...

24. Alan Arkin

Actor | Argo

Alan Arkin is an Academy Award-winning American actor who is also an acclaimed director, producer, author, singer and composer.

He was born Alan Wolf Arkin on March 26, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York. His family were Jewish emigrants from Russia and Germany. In 1946, the Arkins moved from Brooklyn to ...

25. Alan Copeland

Music Department | Daddy-O

Singer, songwriter ("Make Love to Me"), composer, arranger, conductor and author who joined The Modernaires vocal group after high school, and later arranged and conducted for records and musical commercials. He formed the Alan Copeland Singers, and also recorded as a soloist. Joining ASCAP in 1954...

26. Alan Hood

Actor | Now That April's Here

Songwriter, composer, singer, author and manager, educated in high school and then a singer on radio, burlesque, night clubs and films, with bands. He worked in a defense plant during World War II, and went on to write special material for radio and television commercials, and also managed talent. ...

27. Albert Glasser

Composer | Attack of the Puppet People

One of the most prolific B-movie composers, Albert Glasser started off as a copyist in the music department at Warner Brothers in the late 1930s, learning the art of film scoring from scratch while working under such big guns as Max Steiner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold. He graduated to orchestrating...

28. Albert Gumble

Soundtrack | The Heart Breaker

Songwriter ("Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm"), composer and pianist, educated at the Auditorium School of Music with Herman Froehlich and also a student of Clarence Adler. He was a staff pianist with the Remick Company, and on staff with Donaldson, Douglas and Gumble (his brother), and he wrote special...

29. Albert Hague

Actor | Space Jam

He was born into a Jewish family in Berlin but he was raised as a Lutheran to protect him from Nazi persecution. He fled Germany to Italy in 1937 as he was about to be inducted into the Hitler youth movement. After attending a music conservatory in Rome, he obtained a scholarship to the University ...

30. Albert Sendrey

Soundtrack | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Prolific but often-uncredited film/TV composer, conductor, author, orchestrator and arranger, educated at the Leipzig Conservatory and the Trinity College of Music in London. He also studied with John Barbirolli, Albert Coates, Henry Geehl, and his father, Alfred Sendrey (the Hungarian-born opera ...

31. Alberta Hunter

Soundtrack | Radio Parade of 1935

Composer, songwriter ("Down Hearted Blues"), author and singer who was a singer on early recordings after high school, later appearing in the London production of 'Showboat' and at the Palladium and throughout Europe and Egypt. She had a radio program over NBC, and toured Europe and the Pacific ...

32. Alex Hyde

Edward, My Son

Songwriter ("Oh, Say Can You Swing?"), composer, author and conductor. He came to the USA in 1898 and was educated in New York public schools as well as in private music study with Sascha Coleman and Michael Svedrofsky, earning an honorary Mus. D. During World War I he was a US Navy bandmaster, and...

33. Alex Kramer

Soundtrack | The Right Stuff

Composer, songwriter ("No Man Is an Island", "High on a Windy Hill"), author, conductor pianist and publisher educated at McGill Conservatory with Gardner and Hungerford. He began his musical career as a film-theatre pianist in Montreal, and then joined the Meyer Davis orchestra, eventually leading...

34. Alfonso D'Artega

Music Department | The Last Man on Earth

Conductor, songwriter ("In the Blue of Evening"), conductor, arranger and pianist who came to the USA in 1918. He was educated at Strassburger Conservatory and studied with Boris Levenson. He conducted orchestras for network radio, theatres, films, records and concerts, and originated the "pops" ...

35. Alfredo Antonini

Composer | Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

Composer, conductor, music director for CBS-TV, educated at the Royal Conservatory in Milan. He came to the USA in 1929, and became an American citizen in 1938. He was an accompanist for Ferrari Fontana. He conducted the orchestra for WOR, New York, and was the music director for the Tampa (Florida...

36. Allan Flynn

Soundtrack | Fallout 3

Composer, songwriter and author, educated at Fordham University. He worked at Biograph Studios in The Bronx and then worked in England from 1935, writing for revues and films. Joining ASCAP in 1935, his chief musical collaborators were John Egan and Frank Madden. His popular-song compositions ...

37. Amedeo De Filippi

Composer | The Housekeeper's Daughter

Composer, author, conductor, violinist and arranger, educated at Juilliard (on a fellowship) with Rubin Goldmark. He composed and arranged for films, radio, television, recordings, theater, ballet and publishers, and was on the CBS staff. Also, a NY Fellow, International Institute of Arts and ...

38. Anatol Friedland

Soundtrack | When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Composer, songwriter, author and pianist, educated at the Moscow Conservatory and Columbia University (architecture degree). He wrote his Broadway special material for the 'Passing Show' revues, was a vaudeville pianist, and had his own night club, Club Anatole. His Broadway stage scores include "...

39. Andy Gibson

Soundtrack | The Finest Hours

Composer, songwriter ("The Huckle Buck", "Geechy Joe"), musician and arranger, educated in local public schools and then a member of dance bands and later an arranger for Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Harry James and Count Basie. He served in the US Army overseas during World War II. Joining ...

40. Andy Iona

Actor | I Cover Chinatown

Composer, songwriter and conductor, educated at Kamehameha School for Boys and Henri Berger's Private School of Music in Honolulu, and also the Arthur Lange Method (of arranging). He was a member of the KHS staff orchestra and formed his own group (Andy Iona and His Islanders) which appeared in ...

41. Andy Kirk

Soundtrack | Grass

Composer, conductor and author, educated in high school and then conductor of his own orchestra, the Clouds Of Joy, since 1929. He made many recordings. Joining ASCAP in 1963, his chief musical collaborator was Arthur Terker, and his popular-song and instrumental compositions include "Cloudy", "...

42. Anis Fuleihan

Soundtrack | Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

Composer and pianist, educated in schools in the Near East, and a piano student of Alberto Jonas under a Guggenheim fellowship. He made his debut as a concert pianist in New York's Aeolian Hall in 1919, then toured the Near East for three years. He was a radio composer, pianist and conductor, and ...

43. Anne Caldwell

Soundtrack | Crimes and Misdemeanors

Actress, songwriter ("I Know That You Know"), singer, librettist and author, educated in public schools. She began her career as a singer with the Juvenile Opera Company, and later wrote the Broadway stage scores for "The Canary" and "The City Chap"; and she was librettist for "Pom-Pom", "She's a ...

44. Anne Delugg

Composer | Garibaa no uchû ryokô

Composer, songwriter ("The Big Beat"), pianist, dance teacher and author who joined ASCAP in 1949 and wrote television themes with her husband Milton Delugg and with Sammy Gallop. She also wrote songs for albums of children's songs. Her other popular-song compositions include "Gee I'm Glad I ...

45. Anne Pearson Crosswell

Music Department | Puss in Boots

Songwriter ("Washington Square") and author, educated at Randolph-Macon Women's College (with a Bachelor of Arts degree). She was a copywriter for the J. Walter Thompson and Leo Burnett advertising agencies, and a television production assistant. She wrote the Broadway stage score for "Tovarich", ...

46. Archie Gottler

Director | Tripping Through the Tropics

Composer and director, educated at City College of New York and Long Island Business College. He composed the Broadway stage score for "Broadway Brevities", and wrote songs for the Ziegfeld Follies, Winter Garden revues, and English films and musicals. During World War II he worked in the Signal ...

47. Arden E. Clar

Soundtrack | Killer's Kiss

Composer ("Similau"), conductor, pianist and violinist, educated at the Wilson Teachers College and Catholic University (BM, MM). He was pianist and violinist at the Shoreham Hotel in Miami, Florida and a member of its four-piano team. Later he became the music director for Harry Richman. He ...

48. Arlene Francis

Actress | The Thrill of It All

Arlene Francis, the witty actress and popular television personality, was born Arlene Francis Kazanjian on Oct. 20, 1907, in Boston. Her father was an Armenian immigrant, later painter and portrait photographer; her mother was the daughter of actor Alfred Davis. Even at an early age, Arlene said, "...

49. Arnold Horwitt

Writer | The Colgate Comedy Hour

Author, lyricist ("Young and Foolish"), and screenwriter, educated at New York University (Bachelor of Arts) and at the Columbia School of Journalism (Master of Science). He wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Plain and Fancy", "The Girls Against the Boys", "Are You With It?", and "Make Mine ...

50. Art Ferrante

Soundtrack | Four Christmases

Pianist ("Ferrante & Teicher"), composer and arranger, educated at Juilliard and a student of Carl Friedbert. He taught at Juilliard between 1944 and 1947. He made many records, and toured the United States and Canada in numerous concert performances in addition to his radio and television ...


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