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Skitch Henderson (Lyle Russell Cedric Henderson)

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Biography

Halstad, Minnesota, USA
Composer, conductor, band leader, arranger, pianist, jazz expert and accompanist to Judy Garland on tour, Skitch Henderson was educated at Juilliard and the University of Califonia and was a student of Malcolm Frost, Roger Aubert, Albert Coates, Fritz Reiner, and Arnold Schönberg. He was a pianist in dance bands, and then theater orchestras, and in films and radio on the West Coast. He served in the US Air Force during World War II, then became Bing Crosby's music director on radio. Read more...

Actor

Character: 'Skitch' Henderson - Gossip Columnist / Piano Player

Murder in A-Flat 1952

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Character: Himself

Great Love Songs 1995

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Character: Himself - Bandleader

The Tonight Show 1962

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Character: Himself - Bandleader

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself - Guest Performer

Your Show of Shows 1950

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Composing