Darrell Calker

Darrell Calker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Darrell Wallace Calker (February 18, 1905, Washington, D.C. - February 20, 1964, Los Angeles, California) was a composer and arranger who worked on films and animated cartoons. Calker was born to Morris H. and Lugenia E. (Lily) Wallace of Philadelphia. He grew up with his younger sister Rena in the District of Columbia, where he attended Episcopal Cathedral School and sang with a church choir in his teens. He graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. His early work in Hollywood included orchestration for Victor Young. He was also active as the composer of scores for the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo and Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet. Among his compositions was the suite for orchestra Penguin Island.
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613656033X
  • 9786136560335