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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 15, 1984|
|Born:||May 18, 1902||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Mason City, Iowa, USA||Profession:||Music ...|
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While attending music school in NYC, joined the John Philip Sousa Band as a flutist and piccolo player
Joined the New York Philharmonic as a flutist
Was conductor of the New York Chamber Music Society
Appointed conductor of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Became musical director for NBC
Earned Academy Award nomination for score for Chaplin's "The Great Dictator"
Enjoyed first Broadway hit with "The Music Man"
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