Thornton Hee

"T." (Thornton) Hee (March 26, 1911 – October 30, 1988) was an American animator, director, and teacher. He taught character design and caricature. He is always credited as T. Hee.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 26th, 1911 (Oklahoma City), Died October 30th, 1988 (Montana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-065901 10-in. 5/23/1941 The reluctant dragon Maury Cross ; George Gingell ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  


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"Hee, Thornton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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