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Also Known As: Jonathan Edwards, Paul Wetstein Died: September 21, 1996
Born: March 12, 1912 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA Profession: conductor, composer

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  My Giant (1998) 2nd Unit Director (Czech Republic Crew)

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Kull the Conqueror (1997) Dragon Legion Guard
2.
 Royce (1994) Bus Driver
3.
 Splitting Heirs (1993) French Driver
4.
 Frankenstein Unbound (1990) Watchman
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1934:
Sold his first arrangment to Joe Hayme's orchestra
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Hired a the musical arranger for "Fleischman Hour" on the radio by Rudy Vallee
1935:
Became official arranger when Tommy Dorsey took over Hayme's orchestra; wrote arrangements for "Song of India", "Star Dust" and Night and Day"
1940:
Moved to Hollywood to work for the Bob Crosby Orchestra
1942:
Co-wrote band arrangement for "Holiday Inn" with Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire
1944:
Musical director for Capitol Records
1950:
Became west coast director of artists and repertoire at Columbia Records
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Musical director for NBC-TV
1952:
Married Jo Stafford
1968:
Oversaw the comedy "Laugh In"
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Musical director of the "Bob Newhart Show"
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Worked at CBS with Jonathan Winters and Jim Nabors
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Retired from TV in the 1970s
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Musical director for "Disney on Parade"for three years
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Ran Corinthian Records which distributed his and Stafford's Capitol and Columbia albums
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Education

Columbia University: New York , New York -
Dartmouth College: Hanover , New Hampshire - 1933

Notes

Founder and first national president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

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wife:
Jo Stafford. Singer. Married in 1952; survived him.

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son:
Tim Weston. Survived him.
daughter:
Amy Weston. Singer. Survived him.

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