Leroy Holmes United States


Leroy Holmes Born Alvin Holmes 22 September 1913, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Died 27 July 1986, Los Angeles, California Mainstay arranger and conductor of pop instrumental covers for MGM, and later, United Artists, Holmes' biggest hit was his version of Dmitri Tiomkin's theme to The High and the Mighty, which featured whistler Fred Lowery. Holmes studied at Northwestern University and Julliard, and then individually with with composer Ernest Toch.

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