Robert W. Stringer (Robert Wilson Stringer)
BiographyOmaha, Nebraska, USA
Composer, author and conductor Robert Wilson Stringer, a high-school graduate, took his music education in private study. A protégé of Herbert Stothart, he was a devotee of the music of Igor Stravinsky. While he was composing music for the concert hall, he was named chief of the music-editing department at Metro Goldwyn Mayer. Read more... Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman dance through a poppy field towards the Emerald City. Stringer also wrote music for the Broadway revue "New Faces of 1956", radio scores for "Broadway Is My Beat" and "Studio One", and music for industrial films and commercials. Joining ASCAP in 1962, his popular-music compositions include "Theme from 'The Nurses'".