Bennett, Tom 11.jul.1910-?? USA NY, Staten Island - ?, ?
conductor, 1940-1946 staff arranger and musical director for NBC radio, 1946 wrote the article 'Arranging Music for Radio' for Gilbert Chase's book 'Music in Radio Broadcasting' in which he credits Ferde Grofe as great innovator in the history of orchestration, 1963 writing incidental and background music for dramatic plays at the University of Detroit Michigan

Title Parts


[] Subway. Orchestra
music Ozzie Nelson and Tom Bennett
pub Luz Bros., New York City 1937

[] Oil Can, and Does. Documentary film score. 1940
[] First stop to heaven. Incidental music for the play
words Norman Rosten
Star-Spangled Theatre 12jan1941

[] The song from Moulin Rouge. Where is your heart
music Georges Auric and William Engvick, arr for brass band Tom Bennett
pub Broadcast Music Inc. 1953

[] What so proudly we hail. Film score produced for General Motors. 1940
scriptwriter Owen Murphy
producer Harold Wondsel, Soundmasters

[] Petroleum picture at the New York World's Fair. Documentary film score. 1940
music and production with NBC conductor Norman Cloutier

[] Ford Ballet at the New York World's Fair. Documentary film score. 1940
music and production with NBC conductor Norman Cloutier

[] Symphony
dedicated to President Franklin D. Roosevelt
music based on this symphony was used in the NBC radio speeches of Roosevelt during WWII. The orchestra was directed by Norman Cloutier and an album was produced by program manager Herbert H. Wood

[] Othello. Incidental music for the play
words William Shakespeare
perf Paul Robeson (1898-1976)

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