Johnny Green

Birthday:

10/10/1908

Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:

Biography:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Waldo Green (October 10, 1908 – May 15, 1989) was an American songwriter, composer, musical arranger, conductor and pianist. He was given the nickname "Beulah" by colleague Conrad Salinger. His most famous song was one of his earliest, "Body and Soul" from the revue Three's A Crowd. Green won four Academy Awards for his film scores and a fifth for producing a short musical film, and he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972. He was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Film Credits

The Ballad of Billie Blue (1972)
as Himself
La Gazza Ladra Overture (1954)
as Himself - Conductor
Strauss Fantasy (1954)
as Himself - Conductor
M-G-M Jubilee Overture (1954)
as Himself
Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor (1953)
as Conductor
Love on a Budget (1938)
as Boy
Start Cheering (1938)
as Conductor of his Orchestra
Radio Rhapsody (1935)
as Himself
Melody Magic (1935)
as Himself
Song Shopping (1933)
as Johnny Green

Production Credits

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
Original Music Composer
Oliver! (1968)
Conductor
Oliver! (1968)
Music Arranger
Oliver! (1968)
Music Supervisor
Oliver! (1968)
Orchestrator
Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Original Music Composer
West Side Story (1961)
Conductor
West Side Story (1961)
Music Supervisor
Raintree County (1957)
Original Music Composer
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Music Director
La Gazza Ladra Overture (1954)
Conductor
Strauss Fantasy (1954)
Producer
Strauss Fantasy (1954)
Music Arranger
M-G-M Jubilee Overture (1954)
Conductor
Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor (1953)
Producer
Mr. Imperium (1951)
Music Director
The Inspector General (1949)
Music Director
The Inspector General (1949)
Original Music Composer
Easter Parade (1948)
Music Director
The Sailor Takes a Wife (1945)
Music
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
Original Music Composer
Broadway Rhythm (1944)
Original Music Composer
Melody Magic (1935)
Music
The Misleading Lady (1932)
Original Music Composer
Secrets of a Secretary (1931)
Original Music Composer
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
Music Arranger
Honor Among Lovers (1931)
Music Arranger
Honor Among Lovers (1931)
Original Music Composer
The Sap from Syracuse (1930)
Original Music Composer
The Big Pond (1930)
Music Arranger