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Person - Green, Johnny (1908-1989)

Green, Johnny (1908-1989)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Green, Johnny (1908-1989)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

New York  1908 - Los Ángeles (California, Estados Unidos)  1989

History:

American songwriter, conductor and pianist.

Green was the son of musical parents and was accepted by Harvard at the age of 15. John's father compelled him to take a job as a stockbroker . Disliking the job, and encouraged by his wife, John left Wall Street to pursue a musical career. By 1933, Green had his own orchestra which he used to perform around the country. He won four Academy Awards for his film scores and a fifth for producing a short musical film. He was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

New York in 1908

Lugar de Defunción:

Los Ángeles (California, Estados Unidos) in 1989

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

External Links

Recurso web:

IMDb

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España

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