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Leigh Harline

Leigh Harline



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Also Known As: Died: December 10, 1969
Born: March 26, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Profession: Music ... composer radio


Academy Award-winner Leigh Harline captivated countless audiences with his timeless music. He followed this honor with songs in the comedy "Blondie Has Servant Trouble" (1940) with Penny Singleton, "Pinocchio" (1940) with Richard Percy Jones and "The Pride of the Yankees" (1942) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in the comedy "The Lady Has Plans" (1942) with Paulette Goddard. Harline won an Academy Award for "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" in 1937. In the forties, Harline's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the dramatic adaptation "The Farmer's Daughter" (1947) with Loretta Young, the comedy "The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer" (1947) with Cary Grant and the Fred MacMurray drama "The Miracle of the Bells" (1948). Harline's music was also featured in "Broken Lance" (1954), the Robert Ryan crime feature "House of Bamboo" (1955) and the crime picture "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing" (1955) with Ray Milland. His music was also featured in the dramatic adaptation "Good Morning, Miss Dove" (1955) with Jennifer Jones and the Victor Mature adaptation "The Last Frontier" (1956). Harline's music was most recently featured in the Robert Downey Jr. hit action picture "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" (2015). Harline won a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Pinocchio" in 1940 as well as a Music (Original Score) Academy Award for "Pinocchio" in 1940. Harline was nominated for a Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) Academy Award for "Johnny Come Lately" in 1943 as well as for a Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) Academy Award for "The Sky's the Limit" in 1943. Harline passed away in December 1969 at the age of 62.

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