Angela Morley

Born 10 March 1924. Died 14 January 2009
Angela Morley
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1924-03-10
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Angela Morley

Angela Morley Biography (Wikipedia)

Angela Morley (born Walter "Wally" Stott, 10 March 1924 – 14 January 2009) was an English composer and conductor who, as Stott, became a familiar household name to BBC radio listeners in the 1950s. She attributed her entry into composing and arranging largely to the influence and encouragement of the Canadian light music composer Robert Farnon. In 1972, Morley underwent sex reassignment surgery. Later in life, she lived in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Morley won two Emmy Awards for her work in music arrangement. These were in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction, in 1988 and 1990, both for television specials starring Julie Andrews. Morley received Emmy nominations for composing music for television series such as Dynasty and Dallas. She was twice nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Music, Original Song Score/Adaptation: for The Little Prince (1974), a nomination shared with Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, and Douglas Gamley; and for The Slipper and the Rose, which Morley shared with Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. She was the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Academy Award.

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A Canadian in Mayfair
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A Canadian in Mayfair
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Watership Down (1978): End Credits
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Watership Down (1978): End Credits
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Watership Down (2006): Kehaar's Theme
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Watership Down (2006): Kehaar's Theme
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Equus (1977) - Main Theme
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Equus (1977) - Main Theme
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Watership Down (1978) - Prologue & Main Title
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Watership Down (1978) - Prologue & Main Title
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Snowride
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Snowride
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Kehaar's Theme (from the film Watership Down) for alto saxophone and orchestra
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Kehaar's Theme (from the film Watership Down) for alto saxophone and orchestra
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Rotten Row
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Rotten Row
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A Nightingale sang
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A Nightingale sang
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