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Robert Armbruster Net Worth

Robert Armbruster Net Worth is
$11 Million

Robert Armbruster Biography

Robert Armbruster (October 9, 1897 – June 20, 1994) was a Philadelphia-born American composer, conductor, pianist and songwriter. His pseudonyms for piano rolls included Henri Bergman, Edwin Gabriel, Robert Romayne, Robert Summers.After studying with Constantin von Sternberg he became a concert pianist, then branched out into conducting and a composing for radio, then television and film. He debuted as a pianist with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the age of eight. In his teenage years, he started recording piano rolls for the Aeolian Companies Duo-Art reproducing pianos and turned out hundreds of classical and salon-type performances for them. He attracted particular notice as orchestra leader of The Voice of Firestone, the songs "Cuddle Up" and "High Barbaree" and his compositions "Western Ballet" and "Variations in Miniature on Chopsticks".During the 1940s, Armbruster was the conductor of the NBC Hollywood Orchestra for many charitable specials.In 1948, Armbruster was musical director, conductor and solo pianist for the Kraft Music Hall program starring Nelson Eddy. A fine pianist, he was featured each week in classical piano solos. The program had an excellent orchestra of about 35. Regular arrangers included Billy May and Nelson Riddle. In the sixties, Armbruster was head of the music department at MGM Studios.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Date Of BirthOctober 9, 1897, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died1994, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
ProfessionMusic Department, Composer
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Armbruster
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Original Music Score
Star SignLibra


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1He was the uncle of famous actress and pianist Diana Lynn.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1965OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or TreatmentThe Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)Leo Arnaud

Jack Elliott

Jack Hayes

Calvin Jackson

Leo Shuken


Filmography

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Shoes of the Fisherman1968/Iconductor - uncredited
Sol Madrid1968conductor - uncredited
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.TV Series music arranger - 16 episodes, 1967 - 1968 conductor - 1 episode, 1964
Off to See the Wizard1967TV Series conductor - 1 episode
Point Blank1967conductor - uncredited
The Dirty Dozen1967conductor - uncredited
Three Bites of the Apple1967conductor
The Venetian Affair1966conductor - uncredited / musician: piano - uncredited
The Cincinnati Kid1965conductor
Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion1965conductor
The Sandpiper1965conductor
The Americanization of Emily1964conductor
The Unsinkable Molly Brown1964conductor / music supervisor
Mail Order Bride1964conductor - uncredited
Sunday in New York1963conductor
Dime with a Halo1963composer: additional music - uncredited
The Hook1963composer: additional music - uncredited
Mutiny on the Bounty1962conductor
How the West Was Won1962associate conductor - uncredited
Two Weeks in Another Town1962conductor - uncredited
Sweet Bird of Youth1962composer: stock music - uncredited / orchestra conductor
National Velvet1960-1962TV Series composer - 58 episodes
Ada1961conductor
Two Loves1961conductor
BUtterfield 81960conductor
The Angel Wore Red1960conductor
Satan's Satellites1958composer: stock music - archive footage, uncredited
Spoilers of the Forest1957composer: stock music - uncredited
Affair in Reno1956composer: stock music - uncredited
Headline Hunters1955composer: stock music - uncredited
Sweethearts on Parade1953music adaptor / musical director
Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders1953composer: stock music - uncredited
Jungle Drums of Africa1953composer: stock music - uncredited
Zombies of the Stratosphere1952composer: stock music - uncredited
I Dream of Jeanie1952music adaptor / musical director
Radar Men from the Moon1952composer: stock music - uncredited
Government Agents vs Phantom Legion1951composer: stock music - uncredited
Secrets of Monte Carlo1951composer: stock music - uncredited
Missing Women1951composer: stock music - uncredited
Vigilante Hideout1950composer: stock music - uncredited
Covered Wagon Raid1950composer: stock music - uncredited
The Invisible Monster1950composer: stock music - uncredited
Salt Lake Raiders1950composer: stock music - uncredited
Code of the Silver Sage1950composer: stock music - uncredited
Federal Agent at Large1950composer: stock music - uncredited
Pioneer Marshal1949composer: stock music - uncredited
Flame of Youth1949composer: stock music - uncredited
Dangers of the Canadian Mounted1948composer: stock music - uncredited
Northwest Outpost1947musical director
Hurricane Smith1941orchestrator - uncredited
The Wizard of Oz1939musical director - uncredited
Steel: Man's Servant1938Documentary short musical director

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1967TV Series 1 episode
Off to See the Wizard1967TV Series 1 episode
Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion1965uncredited
City of Shadows1955
I Dream of Jeanie1952uncredited
Northwest Outpost1947uncredited

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