Arthur Freed

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Birthday
9, 1894
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Apr 12, 1973 (78)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1894
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Apr 12, 1973 (78)

About

Known for You Were Meant for Me, Singin' in the Rain, and All I Do Is Dream of You. He worked on The Wizard of Oz as an associate producer.

Before Fame

He started out as a song-plugger and pianist. He wrote and performed with the Marx Brothers in vaudeville.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.

Family Life

He married Renee Klein in 1923.

Associated With

He helped advance the careers of many stars, including Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Red Skelton, and Lena Horne.

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