Buddy Baker (Composer)

Buddy Baker (Composer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Norman "Buddy" Baker (January 4, 1918 - July 26, 2002) was an American composer who scored many of Walt Disney's films, such as The Apple Dumpling Gang, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, The Shaggy D.A., The Million Dollar Duck and The Fox and the Hound. Baker was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, and got his degree in music from Southwest Baptist College. He later went to the West Coast in the 1930s to arrange music scores for radio. He became the Musical Director on Bob Hope's radio show. One of his first hits as a big band arranger on record was "And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine" for the Stan Kenton Orchestra. He later became a professor at L.A. City College in the early 1950s. Among his early students was Jerry Goldsmith.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136558459
  • 9786136558455