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Riddle, Nelson

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Personal name headingRiddle, Nelson
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Variant(s)Riddle, Nelson Smock
Riddle, Nels
Birth date1921-06-01
Death date1985-10-06
Place of birthOradell (N.J.)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
Field of activityPopular music
Profession or occupationComposers Arrangers (Musicians)
Found inChaplin, S. Merry Andrews, c1958.
NUCMC data from Boston U. Lib. for Fitzgerald, E. Papers, 196- - 1968? (Nelson Riddle)
Baker's Bio. Dict. of Musicians, 1984 (Riddle, Nelson, Amer. composer-arranger of popular music and orch. leader; b. Hackensack, N.J., 1921; took up trombone at age 14; played in bands of Charlie Spivak and Tommy Dorsey; won Academy Award for his score for film The Great Gatsby, 1974)
WWA, 1974-75 (Riddle, Nelson Smock, composer; s. Nelson Smock and Marie Albertin (Rieber) R.; m. Doreen Moran, 1945; guest condr. Hollywood Bowl, 1954-60; home: Malibu, CA)
Ronstadt, L. For sentimental reasons [SR] p1986: label (Nelson Riddle) envelope (d. 1985)
IMDb, June 14, 2006 (Nelson Riddle; b. June 1, 1921, Oradell, N.J.; d. Oct. 6, 1985, Los Angeles, Calif.; birth name: Nelson Smock Riddle Jr.; nickname: Nels)
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