Darrell Calker (Darrell W. Calker)

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Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Prominent film composer, conductor and arranger, educated at Maryland University (with a Bachelor of Science degree) and the Curtis Institute. He studied music under Edgar Priest and David Pell, joined ASCAP in 1953, and composed musical scores for ballet companies including the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, the Ballet Russe, and Sadlers Wells. His classical works include "Penguin Island" and "Golden Land"; and his ballets include "Royal Coachman", "Quiet Week", and "Decameron". Read more...