Film composer who worked for Warner Bros. for pretty much 40 years. His display screen credits included “42nd Road,” “Silver Diggers of 1935,” “THE FANTASTIC Rest,” “Knute Rockne All American,” “A Streetcar Called Desire,” “VIRTUALLY NO TIME for Sergeants,” and “1776.” He proved helpful being a pianist within a film home in Mechanicville during his teenagers. He then recognized a job being a musical arranger in 1928 in NEW YORK. He gained Academy Honours for Best Primary Rating for the movies “Yankee Doodle Dandy” from 1942, “This is actually the Military” from 1943, and “The Music Man” from 1962. His kid Michael was also a film composer. He and his wife Lorraine left out three kids and four grandchildren. He oversaw the musical path for the 1954 film “A Superstar exists” starring Judy Garland.