Scharf, Walter

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Scharf, Walter

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1910-08-01 - 2003-02-24

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Walter Scharf (August 1, 1910 - February 24, 2003) was an American film composer and conductor who worked with Alice Faye and Rudy Vallée. When Vallée moved to Hollywood, Scharf followed. In the course of his Hollywood career, Scharf composed, arranged and/or conducted the music to over 100 feature films including Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Funny Girl, and The Cheyenne Social Club. His prodigious career also included television and stage plays. From 1948 to 1954, Scharf worked as the musical director for the Phil Harris – Alice Faye Show, arranging and composing music for the radio show.

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Harris, Phil (1904-01-24 - 1995-08-11)

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LC80146364

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Faye, Alice (1915-05-05 - 1998-05-09)

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LC50003081

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Faye, Alice

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Scharf, Walter

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