Paul Weston

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Birthday
12, 1912
Birthplace
Springfield, MA
Death Date
Sep 20, 1996 (84)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
12, 1912
Birthplace
Springfield, MA
Death Date
Sep 20, 1996 (84)

About

One of the founders of the Grammy Awards. He was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to music.

Before Fame

He was given his break by Rudy Vallee, who hired him for Vallee's popular radio show.

Trivia

He directed the music for many television shows, including The Danny Kaye Show, The Jonathan Winters Show, and The Jim Nabors Show, not to mention his wife's short-lived CBS television series.

Family Life

He married pop singer and radio star Jo Stafford on February 26, 1952. The couple had a son, Tim, and a daughter, Amy.

Associated With

He was the musical arranger for Ella Fitzgerald's album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook from 1957.