Ferde Grofe

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Birthday
27, 1892
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 3, 1972 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1892
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 3, 1972 (80)

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About

Composed music for many films and was Paul Whiteman's arranger from 1920 until 1932.

Before Fame

He held a variety of jobs, such as a milkman, truck driver, and an elevator operator.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Academy Award for his musical score for the film Minstrel Man from 1944.

Family Life

He married third wife Anna May Lampton in 1952.

Associated With

He orchestrated Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin.

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