Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist)

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Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 – September 22, 1981) was an American composer and lyricist. Warren was the first major American songwriter to write primarily for film. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song eleven times and won three Oscars for composing "Lullaby of Broadway", "You'll Never Know" and "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe". He wrote the music for the first blockbuster film musical, 42nd Street, choreographed by Busby Berkeley, with whom he would collaborate on many musical films.

Over a career spanning four decades, Warren wrote more than 800 songs. Other well-known Warren hits included "I Only Have Eyes for You", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby", "Jeepers Creepers", "The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)", "That's Amore", "The More I See You", "At Last" and "Chattanooga Choo Choo" (the last of which was the first gold record in history). Warren was one of America's most prolific film composers,and his songs have been featured in over 300 films.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Rating Releases
Swing! Here and Now 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1992 Lullaby of Broadway: The Music of Harry Warren Compilation 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Rating Releases
1980 42nd Street (1980 original Broadway cast) Soundtrack 1
1981 42nd Street Soundtrack 4
2001 42nd Street (new Broadway cast) Soundtrack 1
2011 The Belle of New York Soundtrack 1

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