Biography

Upon graduating high school, Smith studied music at The College of Idaho from 1923 to 1925 before he was accepted into the Bush Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois. His musical genius in theory and composition earned him a scholarship in music theory to study at Julliard. However, it is unclear if he ever pursued this invitation. Smith spent much of his life working at Disney as composer for many of its films' scores, animated and live-action alike, movie and television alike (from 1962 to 1963, he also composed music for Leave It to Beaver). In Fantasia, he is one of the studio employees in the orchestra. He also composed the scores for several of the True-Life Adventures episodes. His addition to this series would be his most influential mark in music and become a fundamental part of the education for generations of American students.[2] His main collaborator and partner was Hazel "Gil" George. She wrote the song title for The Light in the Forest with him and Lawrence Edward Watkin. Smith also did the stock music for the Blondie series of the late 1940s and early 1950s. He won an Academy Award for Best Original Score with Leigh Harline and Ned Washington for Pinocchio as his first and only Oscar win. -Wikipedia

Upon graduating high school, Smith studied music at The College of Idaho from 1923 to 1925 before he was accepted into the Bush Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois. His musical genius in theory and composition earned him a scholarship in music theory to study at Julliard. However, it is unclear if he ever pursued this invitation. Smith spent much of his life working at Disney as composer for many of its films' scores, animated and live-action alike, movie and television alike (from 1962 to 1963, he also composed music for Leave It to Beaver). In Fantasia, he is one of the studio employees in the orchestra. He also composed the scores for several of the True-Life Adventures episodes. His addition to this series would be his most influential mark in music and become a fundamental part of the education for generations of American students.[2] His main collaborator and partner was Hazel "Gil" George. She wrote the song title for The Light in the Forest with him and Lawrence Edward Watkin. Smith also did the stock music for the Blondie series of the late 1940s and early 1950s. He won an Academy Award for Best Original Score with Leigh Harline and Ned Washington for Pinocchio as his first and only Oscar win. -Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Sound

Gender Male

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1906-10-30

Day of Death 1985-01-25

Place of Birth Calumet, Michigan, USA

Official Site https://d23.com/walt-disney-legend/paul-smith/

Also Known As

  • Paul Smith

Sound TV ShowsMovies

2005 Chip 'n Dale: Trouble in a Tree Music
2004 Chip 'n Dale: Here Comes Trouble Music
1963 The Three Lives of Thomasina Original Music Composer
1963 Yellowstone Cubs Original Music Composer
1957 Perri Original Music Composer
1956 The Great Locomotive Chase Original Music Composer
1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Original Music Composer
1953 The Simple Things Original Music Composer
1952 Trick or Treat Original Music Composer
1952 The Little House Original Music Composer
1951 Out of Scale Original Music Composer
1951 Fathers are People Original Music Composer
1951 R'Coon Dawg Original Music Composer
1951 Lucky Number Original Music Composer
1951 Test Pilot Donald Original Music Composer
1951 Dude Duck Original Music Composer
1950 Food for Feudin' Original Music Composer
1950 Pests of the West Music
1950 Motor Mania Music
1950 Puss Cafe Music
1950 Trailer Horn Original Music Composer
1950 Cinderella Original Music Composer
1949 Toy Tinkers Original Music Composer
1947 Blondie's Anniversary Original Music Composer
1947 Fun & Fancy Free Music
1946 The Lady Said No Music
1945 Hockey Homicide Music
1945 Californy 'Er Bust Music
1945 The Eyes Have It Original Music Composer
1945 Tiger Trouble Music
1944 Donald's Off Day Original Music Composer
1944 First Aiders Music
1944 The Three Caballeros Music Director
1944 How to Be a Sailor Original Music Composer
1943 Home Defense Original Music Composer
1943 The Old Army Game Original Music Composer
1943 Victory Through Air Power Music
1943 Fall Out - Fall In Original Music Composer
1942 How to Fish Original Music Composer
1942 The Olympic Champ Original Music Composer
1942 How to Play Baseball Original Music Composer
1942 Saludos Amigos Original Music Composer
1942 Bambi Orchestrator
1942 Donald Gets Drafted Original Music Composer
1940 Fire Chief Original Music Composer
1940 Pinocchio Original Music Composer
1939 Goofy and Wilbur Original Music Composer
1939 The Practical Pig Music
1938 Polar Trappers Original Music Composer
1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Original Music Composer
1937 Clock Cleaners Music
1937 Hawaiian Holiday Original Music Composer
1937 Moose Hunters Original Music Composer
1937 Don Donald Original Music Composer
1936 Donald and Pluto Original Music Composer
1936 Mickey's Circus Original Music Composer
1930 The Barnyard Concert Original Music Composer

Visual Effects

1927 All Wet Animation
1927 Great Guns Animation
1927 The Mechanical Cow Animation
1927 Oh Teacher Animation
1927 Alice's Medicine Show Animation
1927 Alice's Three Bad Eggs Animation
1927 Alice's Knaughty Knight Animation
1927 Alice's Auto Race Animation

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