Robert Emmett Dolan

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Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Composer, songwriter ("A Home in the Meadow"), film executive and conductor, educated at Loyola College (on scholarship) and a piano student of his mother, and later, Letonal, Mortimer Wilson, Joseph Schillinger, and Ernst Toch. He became music director for MGM in 1941, and also was the music director for the Broadway productions "Good News", "Follow Through", "Flying Colors", "Strike Me Pink", "Hot-Cha", "May Wine", "Hooray for What", "La Rose De France" (Paris), "Leave It to Me", "Very Warm for May", and "Louisiana Purchase". In addition, he wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Texas, Li'l Darlin" and "Foxy". Read more...