BiographyDuluth, Minnesota, USA
Arthur Morton was born Arthur Goldberg on 8th August 1908 in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended west high school in Minneapolis and graduated from the university of Minnesota (where he played in jazz bands) in 1929. After a year of law school and graduate work in philosophy he moved to Los Angeles. In 1935 he married Emmy Lou Hellman , the daughter of screenwriter Sam Hellman and the sister of editor Verna Fields. In addition to film scores, Morton wrote a number of songs ("My Secret Castle", "As I Live & Breathe") and many scores for television series. His younger son, John S. Read more... Morton, is a composer living in Tappan, New York.