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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


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  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Livingston, Jay," accessed July 25, 2021,

Livingston, Jay. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from

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

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