Roger Edens

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Birthday
9, 1905
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jul 13, 1970 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1905
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jul 13, 1970 (64)

About

One of MGM's greatest musical minds during Hollywood's Golden Era. He worked as a songwriter, arranger, and supervisor on many musical pictures.

Before Fame

He went to Hollywood with Ethel Merman, writing and arranging her musical work.

Trivia

He was on the piano at the audition of a young and formed a friendship with her that resulted, three years later, in his arranging the music for two musical starring Garland.

Family Life

He was born in Hillsboro, Texas, both of his parents of Scots-Irish descent.

Associated With

He did an adaptation of "You Made Me Love You," which was written for Judy Garland to perform at Clark Gable's birthday party.