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Hefti, Neal

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Personal name headingHefti, Neal
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Variant(s)Hefti, Neil
Birth date19221029
Death date20081011
Place of birthHastings, Neb.
Place of deathToluca Lake, Calif.
Profession or occupationComposer Arranger
Found inHerman, W. Wild-root, c1945.
Rehrig, W.H. The heritage ency. of band music, c1991 (Hefti, Neal; b. 10-29-1922, Hastings, Neb.)
New York times WWW site, Oct. 16, 2008 (in obituary published Oct. 15: Neal Hefti; b. Neal Paul Hefti, Oct. 29, 1922, Hastings, Neb.; d. Saturday [Oct. 11, 2008], Toluca Lake, Calif., aged 85; his renown as a forward-looking composer and arranger for Woody Herman and Count Basie was probably overwhelmed forever after he went to Hollywood and wrote the theme for the 1960s television show Batman, and for the movie and television versions of The odd couple)