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Norman Luboff

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Biography

Born: May 14, 1917; Chicago, IL   Died: September 22, 1987  
The Norman Luboff Choir was among the most popular choral ensembles of their day, releasing a series of hit easy-listening LPs during the late 1950s and 1960s. Luboff was born May 14, 1917 in Chicago, where he began his career as a vocalist and arranger for area radio programs; in 1948 he relocated to Hollywood, signing on to compose movie music for Warner Bros. The first incarnation of the Norman Luboff Choir was formed during the mid-1950s, and Read more in the years to follow they released a series of albums on Columbia that drew on music from a variety of genres and geographic locales, with titles including Calypso Holiday, Broadway!, Songs of the Cowboy and Songs of the Caribbean. The choir also backed a number of vocalists including Harry Belafonte and Doris Day, and although their recording career came to a halt during the late 1960s, they continued touring until Luboff's cancer-related death on September 22, 1987. Read less
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    The Cole Porter Songbook
    Label: Rca   Catalog: 58413 Release Date: 02/16/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Cole Porter
    Performer:  Anne Jeffreys,  Howard Keel,  Gogi Grant,  Lena Horne  ... 
    Conductor:  Henri René,  William Hill-Bowen,  Lennie Hayton,  Hugo Winterhalter  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  William Hill-Bowen Orchestra,  Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra  ... 
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