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George Cates

George Cates (October 19, 1911 – May 10, 2002) was an American music arranger, conductor, songwriter and record executive known for his work with Lawrence Welk and his orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 19, 1911 (New York City), Died May 12, 2002 (Santa Monica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 102566 5/28/1957 French heels Debbie Reynolds leader  
Decca 102567 5/28/1957 [Unknown title(s)] Debbie Reynolds leader  
Decca 103370 9/20/1957 [Unknown title(s)] Debbie Reynolds leader  
Decca 103371 9/20/1957 A very special love Debbie Reynolds leader  
Decca 103372 9/20/1957 I saw a country boy Debbie Reynolds leader  
Decca 103373 9/20/1957 Hungry eyes Debbie Reynolds leader  
Decca L 7665 5/7/1954 I know why The Modernaires arranger, leader  
Decca L 7666 5/7/1954 That's you, that's me, that's love The Modernaires arranger, leader  
Decca L 7667 5/7/1954 Mine! Mine! Mine! The Modernaires arranger, leader  
Decca L 7779 8/3/1954 The hut sut song Mel Torme leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cates, George," accessed May 16, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201713.

Cates, George. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 16, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201713.

"Cates, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 16 May 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201713

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