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Stoloff, Morris, 1898-1980

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  • Fuller Name

    • Morris W.
  • Variants

    • Stoloff, M. W. (Morris W.), 1898-1980
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    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Paramount Studio Orchestra
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1936
        • Affiliation End: 1962
        • Organization: Columbia Pictures
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1950
        • Organization: American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
    • Descriptor

    • Birth Place

        Philadelphia (Pa.)
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    • Occupation

      Gifted children



      (onet) Music directors


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  • Sources

    • found: Angels over Broadway [MP] 1940:credits (musical director, M.W. Stoloff)
    • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's companion, 1985(Morris Stoloff; b. 1894 d. 1980)
    • found: Grove Music online, Oct. 22, 1012(Stoloff, Morris; born1898; died Los Angeles, April 1980; American musical director, orchestrator and conductor. In 1928, the year after the first sound film, he became concertmaster of the Paramount studios orchestra, and in 1936 he moved to Columbia studios as principal music director. He received 18 Academy Award nominations for musical direction)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 22. 2012(Morris Stoloff; born 1 August 1898, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died 16 April 1980, Los Angeles, California; musical composer. Stoloff worked as a music director at Columbia Pictures from 1936 to 1962. A child prodigy on the violin; he joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as its youngest member ever. He was the first concertmaster on Paramount Pictures' payroll, and he worked with setting up the mechanics of a system that had to provide a steady stream of music for everything from epic dramas to serials and comedy shorts)
    • found: Internet movie database, September 13, 2013(Morris Stoloff; born August 1, 1898, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died April 16, 1980, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California; Violin child prodigy; first violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; 1928, took position of concert master of the Paramount studio orchestra; Musical director at Columbia (1936-1962); Composer of film music and classical works for violin; Member of ASCAP from 1950)
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    • 1988-04-26: new
    • 2018-08-29: revised
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