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Monty Woolley

b. Edgar Montillion Woolley, 17 August 1888, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 6 Might 1963, Albany, NY, USA. Woolley examined at Harvard and Yale colleges. After graduation, he became an British instructor at Yale; among his learners were future recognized literary statistics Thornton Wilder and Stephen Vincent Benèt. Woolley also …

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Roy Webb

Roy Webb was a Hollywood studio room film composer, whose status as a reliable workhorse — he scored more than 360 movies and served while musical movie director on about 100 even more — has obscured the fine characteristics of his music. Given birth to in NY, Webb was younger …

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