Phil Moore

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Birthday
20, 1918
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
May 13, 1987 (69)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1918
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
May 13, 1987 (69)

About

Renowned African-American pianist and music arranger who worked on many Paramount film scores in the 1950s.

Before Fame

He started playing the piano at small bars and clubs around Portland.

Trivia

He was never given official credit on many of the films he worked on because of his race.

Family Life

He was an orphan when he was born.

Associated With

He contributed to the jazz stylings of Lena Horn, Les Hite, Frank Sinatra, and many others.