Raymond John Heindorf is an American musician, composer, conductor and orchestra.
|Born||Raymond John Heindorf, August 25, 1908, Haverstraw, New York, U.S.|
|Died||February 3, 1980, Tarzana, California, U.S.|
|Resting place||San Fernando Mission Cemetery|
|Occupation||Composer, Conductor, Musician, Pianist, Songwriter, and Soundtrack Composer|
For nearly 40 years, he worked as a film composer for Warner Bros. "42nd Street,""Gold Diggers of 1935,""The Great Lie,""Knute Rockne All American,""A Streetcar Named Desire,""No Time for Sergeants", and "1776" are among his film credits.
During his adolescence, he worked as a pianist in a movie theater in Mechanicville. In 1928, he moved to New York City to work as a musical arranger.
For the films "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942), "This is the Army" (1943), and "The Music Man" (1962), he earned Academy Awards for Best Original Score.
Michael, his son, was also a film composer. He and his wife Lorraine had three children and four grandkids when they passed away.
He was in charge of the musical direction for Judy Garland's 1954 picture "A Star is Born".
The folks at Warner Bros. Buried in the cemetery of the San Fernando mission. Winner of the award for best original music. American television composers. American music arranger. RCA artist Victor