Norman Fowler Leyden (October 17, 1917 – July 23, 2014) was an American conductor, composer, arranger, and clarinetist. He worked in film and television and is perhaps best known as the conductor of the Oregon Symphony Pops orchestra. He co-wrote with Glenn Miller the theme "I Sustain the Wings" in 1943, which was used to introduce the World War II radio series.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 17th, 1917 (Springfield), Died July 23rd, 2014 (Portland)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1954
Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, arranger, conductor
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 41 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||E1VB-2156||10"||5/21/1951||Out of the night||Johnny Hartman||Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band||conductor|
|Victor||E1VB-2157||10"||5/21/1951||Worry bird||Johnny Hartman||Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band||conductor|
|Decca||82215||1/28/1952||That's the chance you take||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||82216||1/28/1952||I'll walk alone||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||82217||1/28/1952||I'm yours||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||82218||1/28/1952||My mother's pearls||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||82651||4/8/1952||I can't cry anymore||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||82652||4/8/1952||This is the beginning of the end||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||82653||4/8/1952||There's no escape||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||82654||4/8/1952||One kiss too many||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83414||9/16/1952||Forgive and forget||Jeri Southern||leader|
|Decca||83415||9/16/1952||The ruby and the pearl||Jeri Southern||leader|
|Decca||83416||9/16/1952||Dancing on the ceiling||Jeri Southern||leader|
|Decca||83574||12/5/1952||For you||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83575||12/5/1952||I was lucky||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83576||12/5/1952||We three||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83577||12/5/1952||Stay as sweet as you are||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83578||12/5/1952||It isn't fair||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83579||12/5/1952||Something to remember you by||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83581||12/5/1952||If you were only mine||Don Cornell||leader|
|Decca||83686||12/8/1952||I'll always love you some||Buddy Greco||leader|
|Decca||83687||12/8/1952||You're driving me crazy||Buddy Greco||leader|
|Decca||83688||12/8/1952||I predict||Buddy Greco||leader|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leyden, Norman," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106433.
Leyden, Norman. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106433.
"Leyden, Norman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.
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