Harold Arlen
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1905-02-15
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Harold Arlen

Biography

Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide. In addition to composing the songs for the 1939 film The Wizard ...

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Biography

Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide. In addition to composing the songs for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz (lyrics by E.Y. Harburg), including the classic "Over the Rainbow", Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. "Over the Rainbow" was voted the twentieth century's No. 1 song by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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EUGENE HAYES AND HIS ORCHESTRA, Harold Arlen & Judy Garland
OVER THE RAINBOW
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OVER THE RAINBOW
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Last Night When We Were Young
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Last Night When We Were Young
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Somewhere over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz
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Somewhere over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz
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Improvisation on 'Somewhere over the Rainbow'
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Improvisation on 'Somewhere over the Rainbow'
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Stormy Weather
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Stormy Weather
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Let's Fall In Love
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Let's Fall In Love
Judy Garland
Over the Rainbow
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Over the Rainbow
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow
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I've Got The World on a String
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I've Got The World on a String
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Blues in the Night
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Blues in the Night
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The Wizard of Oz: Somewhere over the rainbow
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The Wizard of Oz: Somewhere over the rainbow
Rufus Wainwright
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (BBC Proms 2014)
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow (BBC Proms 2014)
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Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead
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Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): End Titles
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): End Titles
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): If I Was King Of The Forest/Courage
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): If I Was King Of The Forest/Courage
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): We're Off To See The Wizard
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): We're Off To See The Wizard
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THE WIZARD OF OZ(1939): If I Only Had a Brain
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THE WIZARD OF OZ(1939): If I Only Had a Brain
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): Munchkinland Sequence
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939): Munchkinland Sequence
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WIZARD OF OZ (1939): Over the Rainbow
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WIZARD OF OZ (1939): Over the Rainbow
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WIZARD OF OZ(1939): Main Title
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WIZARD OF OZ(1939): Main Title
Nat King Cole
It's Only A Paper Moon
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It's Only A Paper  Moon
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Happiness is a thing called Joe (feat. Christine Brewer & Roger Vignoles)
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Happiness is a thing called Joe (feat. Christine Brewer & Roger Vignoles)
Michael Stern, Harold Arlen, Joyce DiDonato & The Kansas City Symphony
Over the Rainbow
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Over the Rainbow
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The Wizard of Oz - musical film (feat. Aaron Weinstein)
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The Wizard of Oz - musical film (feat. Aaron Weinstein)
John Mercer, Harold Arlen & Bing Crosby
Accentuate The Positive
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Accentuate The Positive
Jim Rowls, Jeff Hamilton, Jeff Clayton, Georgie Fame, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Benny Golson & John Patitucci
Glengarry, Glen Ross - Easy Street
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Glengarry, Glen Ross - Easy Street

Glengarry, Glen Ross - Easy Street

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Jim Rowls, Jeff Hamilton, Jeff Clayton, Georgie Fame, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Benny Golson & John Patitucci
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow - The Wizard of Oz (feat. Joyce DiDonato & Antonio Pappano)
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow - The Wizard of Oz (feat. Joyce DiDonato & Antonio Pappano)
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Over the rainbow (feat. BBC Symphony Orchestra)
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Over the rainbow (feat. BBC Symphony Orchestra)
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One For My Baby
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One For My Baby
Kim Crisswell, John Wilson, Harold Arlen & John Wilson Orchestra
Get Happy (from Summer Stock)
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Get Happy (from Summer Stock)
Laura Vizzutti, Harold Arlen, Allen Vizzutti & Allen Vizzutti
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
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Somewhere Over The Rainbow
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Songs from A Star is Born (film score)
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Songs from A Star is Born (film score)
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The Wizard of Oz (excerpts)
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The Wizard of Oz (excerpts)
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Harold Arlen Biography

Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide. In addition to composing the songs for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz (lyrics by E.Y. Harburg), including the classic "Over the Rainbow", Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. "Over the Rainbow" was voted the twentieth century's No. 1 song by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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