Raymond Scott

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Birthday
10, 1908
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Feb 8, 1994 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
10, 1908
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Feb 8, 1994 (85)

About

Though best remembered for musical arrangers' adaptations of his work for use in Warner Brothers cartoons, this New York-born composer and musician was famous during his lifetime for his hit recordings with his popular swing band the Raymond Scott Quintette.

Before Fame

After training as a composer and pianist at the Juilliard School, he accepted a position with CBS Radio's band.

Trivia

He invented several electronic instruments, including the Electronium and the Clavinox.

Family Life

Born Harry Warnow, he was the younger brother of Your Hit Parade radio conductor Mark Warnow.

Associated With

He was the composer and musical arranger for Lute Song, a 1940s Broadway musical that starred Yul Brynner and Mary Martin.