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Carmen Cavallaro (May 6, 1913 – October 12, 1989) was an American pianist born in New York. He established himself as one of the most accomplished and admired light music pianists of his generation. Cavallaro also became famous through the medium of radio and film, firstly with his regular program on NBC during the 1940s, The Schaeffer Parade, of which he was the host and later in films where he played himself, starting with Hollywood Canteen (1944), then Diamond Horseshoe (1945) and Out of This World (1945). His most celebrated film achievement was playing the piano music for actor Tyrone Power’s hands to mime, in The Eddy Duchin Story (1956). Carmen Cavallaro died from cancer in 1989 in Columbus, Ohio. Wikipedia Eddy Duchin Story + Eddy Duchin RememberedAlone Together: The Art of the Cocktail Piano [ORIGINAL RECORDINGS REMASTERED]

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DAVID ROSE

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David Rose (June 15, 1910August 23, 1990) was a British-born American songwriter, composer, arranger, and orchestra leader. His most famous compositions were "The Stripper", "Holiday for Strings", and "Calypso Melody". He also wrote music for the television series Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza. In addition, Rose was musical director for the Red Skelton show during its 21-year-run on the CBS and NBC networks. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the national fraternity for men in music.

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This web page is dedicated to the memory of composer-conductor DAVID ROSE and his contributions to popular music With many standards including "Holiday For Strings", "Our Waltz", and scores for TV's "Bonanza" and "Little House On The Prairie".

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