Hoagy Carmichael

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hoagy Carmichael was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul", four of the most-recorded American songs of all time.

American composer and author Alec Wilder wrote of Carmichael in American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900–1950 that he was the "most talented, inventive, sophisticated and jazz-oriented" of the hundreds of writers composing pop songs in the first half of the 20th century.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hoagy Carmichael was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul", four of the most-recorded American songs of all time.

American composer and author Alec Wilder wrote of Carmichael in American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900–1950 that he was the "most talented, inventive, sophisticated and jazz-oriented" of the hundreds of writers composing pop songs in the first half of the 20th century.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1899-11-22

Day of Death 1981-12-27

Place of Birth Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Howard Hoagland Carmichael

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1963 Burke's Law(2 episodes)
1960 The Flintstones(1 episode)
1959 Laramie(124 episodes) as Jonesy
1956 Telephone Time(1 episode)
1955 Timberjack as Jingles
1954 Climax!(1 episode)
1952 Belles on their Toes as Thomas George Bracken
1952 The Las Vegas Story as Happy
1950 Lux Video Theatre(1 episode)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(2 episodes)
1950 Young Man with a Horn as Willie 'Smoke' Willoughby
1949 Johnny Holiday as Hoagy Carmichael
1947 Night Song as Chick Morgan
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives as Butch Engle
1946 Canyon Passage as Hi Linnet
1945 Johnny Angel as Celestial O'Brien
1944 To Have and Have Not as Cricket

Sound

1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes … Original Music Composer

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