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Earl Burtnett

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b. 1899, Harrisburg, Pa, USA, d. 2 January 1936, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Created in the first 20s in LA, California, USA, the Earl Burtnett dance music group stayed for the reason that locale in most of its energetic life, save for just two tours within the Midwest and Florida. Having previously caused Artwork Hickman, Burnett recruited a liquid aggregation of music artists who also dual as vocalists during engagements at regional resorts and ballrooms. The most common line-up included four percussionists, two strings, one trombone, two trumpets and three saxophones. They made an appearance regularly on the air, on displays sponsored from the Paul G. Hoffman Studebaker Company, and also documented broadly for Brunswick Information and Columbia Information. The group’s longest engagement arrived in the Biltmore Resort in LA, a location they worked well for a complete 3 years. Burtnett passed away in 1936 from peritonitis after an appendectomy.

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Died January 2, 1936, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession Composer, Pianist, Songwriter, Music Arranger, Bandleader
Education Pennsylvania State University
Nationality American
Music Songs Turn On the Heat, Look What You've Done to Me, Parade of the Blues, Puttin' On the Ritz, If I Had A Talking Picture Of You, Oh My My, It's Almost Courtin' Time, Singin' in the Rain, 'leven-Thirty Saturday Night


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Boardwalk Empire 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 1967 TV Series writer - 1 episode
My Dream Is Yours 1949 writer: "Cuttin' Capers"
That's the Spirit 1945 writer: "Do You Ever Think of Me?"
Stella Dallas 1937 writer: "Canadian Capers" - uncredited
Dumbbells in Derbies 1931 Short writer: "'Leven Thirty Saturday Night"
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/IV Short performer: "I Fell Head Over Heels in Love", "An Old Guitar and an Old Refrain", "Blue River" - uncredited
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/III Short performer: "What'll You Do?", "The Song Is Ended", "Tiger Rag" - uncredited
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/II Short music: "If I Should Lose You" - uncredited / performer: "The Sunrise", "If I Should Lose You", "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/I Short performer: "Trees", "Three O'Clock in the Morning", "Miss Annabelle Lee" - uncredited

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Party Girl 1930 Orchestra Leader (as Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Orchestra and Trio)
The Flying Fool 1929 Orchestra Leader (uncredited)

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Donny 2013 Short

Music Department

Music Department

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The Fred Waring Show 1949 TV Series composer: theme music

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/IV Short Himself
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/III Short Himself
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/II Short Himself
Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra 1928/I Short Himself, Earl Burtnett

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