Don Walker

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Birthday
28, 1907
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 12, 1989 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1907
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 12, 1989 (81)

About

Orchestrated Broadway musicals including "The Music Man," "Fiddler on the Roof," and many others.

Before Fame

He attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He apprenticed with Max Dreyfus of Chappell Music.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Academy Award in 1965 for scoring the film "A Thousand Clowns" starring Jason Robards.

Family Life

His family was residing in Lambertville, New Jersey, when he was born. He had two children with his wife Audrey, Anne Liebgold and David.

Associated With

His work on "Carousel" was said to be "probably the best orchestration I ever heard in my life" by Stephen Sondheim.