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Jay Livingston

Jay Livingston (born Jacob Harold Levison, March 28, 1915 – October 17, 2001) was an American composer best known as half of a songwriting duo with Ray Evans that specialized in songs composed for films. Livingston wrote music and Evans the lyrics.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 28th, 1915 (Pennsylvania), Died October 17th, 2001 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-092521 10-in. before 11/24/1950 Mil violines Luis Arcaraz Orquesta Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor MBS-092522 10-in. before 11/24/1950 Mona Lisa Luis Arcaraz Orquesta Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor MBS-092597 10-in. before 1/16/1951 Mil violines Los Tres Diamantes Male vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor MBS-092779 10-in. before 4/17/1951 Mona Lisa Pérez Prado Orchestra Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor E0FB-3651 10-in. 5/24/1950 Querida mía Trio Guadalajara Male vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Livingston, Jay," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109277.

Livingston, Jay. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109277.

"Livingston, Jay." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109277

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