Archie Bleyer

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Birthday
12, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 20, 1989 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 20, 1989 (79)

About

American composer and bandleader remembered for his recordings like Hernando's Hideaway and The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, both released in 1954.

Before Fame

He enrolled at Colombia University to study electrical engineering, but switched his focus to music as a sophomore.

Trivia

He was the musical director for TV and radio personality Arthur Godfrey from 1946 to 1953.

Family Life

His wife, Janet, was a native of Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Associated With

He founded Cadence Records, which signed artists like Vaughn Meader.

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