Robert Fleming

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Birthday
12, 1921
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 28, 1976 (55)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1921
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 28, 1976 (55)

About

Canadian composer and teacher known for his musical contributions to more than two hundred films, including the Canada At War documentary series.

Before Fame

He was a piano teacher who made his professional music debut at Darke Hall in Regina in 1940.

Trivia

The Canada Council for the Arts honors him annually by awarding the Robert Fleming Prize to the most talented young musicians.

Family Life

He studied with his mother in Saskatoon at a young age.

Associated With

He and Irish composer Brian Boydell studied under the same teacher at the Royal College of Music.