Famous musicians born in the year 1903

Here are 50 famous musicians from the world were born in 1903:

Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 Davenport-August 6, 1931 Sunnyside) otherwise known as Bix Biederbecke, Bix Beiderbake, Bix Beiderbeke, Beiderbecke, Bix, Leon Bix Beiderbecke, Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke or Leon Bismark Beiderbecke was an American musician, composer and trumpeter.

His albums: With Jean Goldkette's Orchestra 1924-1927, Great Original Performances 1924-1930, The Bix Beiderbecke Collection, EMI Jazz Masters: Bix Beiderbecke, Felix the Cat, 1928, Volume 5, 20.3013-HI: Jazz Lips (disc 2), Bixology, Jazz & Blues Collection 25: Bix Beiderbecke and The Bix Beiderbecke Gold Collection. Genres: Jazz, Dixieland and White jazz.

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Lawrence Welk

Lawrence Welk (March 11, 1903 Strasburg-May 17, 1992 Santa Monica) also known as Welk, Lawrence was an American musician, bandleader and impresario.

His discography includes: American Favorites, 22 All Time Favorite Waltzes, Favorites, The Best of Lawrence Welk, 22 of the Greatest Waltzes, Young World, Wonderful! Wonderful!, Lawrence Welk Plays a 50-Year Hit Parade of Songs, Live at Lake Tahoe and Polkas.

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Vladimir Horowitz

Vladimir Horowitz (October 1, 1903 Kiev-November 5, 1989 New York City) also known as Владимир Самойлович Горовиц, Володимир Самійлович Горовиць, Horowitz, Horowitz, Vladimir, Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz, Vladimir Samoylovich Gorowitz or Volodya was an American pianist, teacher and composer.

His albums: Favorite Encores, The First Recordings: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 3, The Recordings 1930-1951, Horowitz plays Prokofiev / Barber / Kabalevsky: Sonatas, Horowitz: The Last Romantic, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 48: Vladimir Horowitz II, A Tribute to Vladimir Horowitz: Highlights from the Carnegie Hall Concerts, Discovered Treasures, The Essential Vladimir Horowitz and The Complete Masterworks Recordings, Volume 9: Late Russian Romatics. Genres: Classical music.

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Bob Hope

Bob Hope (May 29, 1903 Eltham-July 27, 2003 Toluca Lake) also known as Leslie Townes Hope, `Old Ski Nose`, Lester Townes Hope, Robert Hope, Packy East, Lester T. Hope, Old Ski Nose, Lester Hope or Bob was an American comedian, golfer, actor, film producer, author, singer, dancer, athlete, lineman, butcher, professional boxer, television producer, vaudeville performer and screenwriter. He had four children, William Kelly Francis Hope, Linda Hope, Eleanora Hope and Anthony J. Hope.

His most well known albums: Bob Hope & Friends: Thanks for the Memories, Best of Bob Hope, Thanks for the Memory, Thanks for the Memory / Two Sleepy People and Live Recordings From Bob Hope.

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Claudio Arrau

Claudio Arrau (February 6, 1903 Chillán-June 9, 1991 Mürzzuschlag) a.k.a. Arrau, Claudio, Claudio Arrau and Boston Symphony Orchestra (Sir Colin Davis) or Arrau, Claudio and Boston Symphony Orchestra , Sir Colin Davis was a Chilean pianist and teacher.

Discography: The Complete Piano Sonatas & Concertos (feat. piano: Claudio Arrau)(disc 5), Claudio Arrau Collection: Highlights, Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 5: Claudio Arrau II, Piano Works, Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 23, 14, Liszt, Goldberg Variations, The Nocturnes and Nocturnes (disc 2). Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Emmett Hardy

Emmett Hardy (June 12, 1903 Louisiana-June 16, 1925) was an American , .

Genres: Jazz.

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Aram Khachaturian

Aram Khachaturian (June 6, 1903 Tbilisi-May 1, 1978 Moscow) a.k.a. Արամ Խաչատրյան, Aram Chatschaturjan, Amar Khachaturian, Aram Katchatourian, Aram Khatchatourian, Aram Kachaturian, Aram Il'Yich Khachaturian, Aram Khatschaturian, Khatchaturian, Khatschaturian, Аpaм Ильич Xaчaтypян, Aram Ilich Khachaturian , Aram Khatchaturian, Amar Khatchaturian, Aram Khachaturyan, Aram Xačatryan, Khachaturian, Aram Il'ič Hačaturjan, Chatjaturjan, Khachaturian Gayne Ballet, A. Khachaturian, 아람 하차투리안, Khachaturian, Aram Ilich, Aram Ilyich Khachaturyan, A. Khachaturyan, Aram Jachaturián, Emin Khachaturian, Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978) or Khatchaturin was an Armenian composer, conductor and film score composer.

His albums: Ballet Music, Piano Concerto in D-flat / Sonatina / Toccata (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Loris Tjeknavorian, piano: Alberto Portugheis), Aram Khachaturian (1903 - 1978), Gayaneh (USSR RTV Large Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Djansug Kakhidze), Spartacus / Gayaneh / The Seasons, Symphony No. 2 “The Bell” / “Battle of Stalingrad” – Suite (Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Loris Tjeknavorian), Gayaneh (USSR Radio and TV Large Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Djansug Kakhidze), Piano Concerto / Violin Concerto / Masquerade Suite / Symphony no. 2, Violin Concerto / Concerto-Rhapsody (National Symphony Orchestra of the Ukraine, feat. conductor: Theodore Kuchar, violin: Mihaela Martin) and Spartacus (Rias-Kammerchor & Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin feat. conductor: Michail Jurowski). Genres he performed include Ballet, 20th-century classical music, Chamber music, Incidental music, Film score and Ballet.

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James "Bubber" Miley

James "Bubber" Miley (April 3, 1903 Aiken-May 20, 1932 New York City) also known as Bubber Miley, James Miley or Miley, Bubber was an American trumpeter and musician.

Genres: Jazz and Dixieland.

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Evgeny Mravinsky

Evgeny Mravinsky (June 4, 1903 Saint Petersburg-January 19, 1988 Saint Petersburg) also known as Евгений Мравинский, Yevgeny Mravinsky, Евгений Александрович Мравинский, Yevgeni Mravinsky, Evgeni Mravinsky or Mravinsky, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich was a Russian conductor.

His albums: Symphonies nos. 4, 5 & 6 "Pathétique", Musique pour cordes, percussions et célesta / Concerto pour orchestre, Historical Russian Archives: Evgeny Mravinsky Edition, Symphony No. 5 (The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky), , Three Concertos, Shostakovich: Symphony no. 8 / Mozart: Symphony no. 33, Shostakovich: Symphony no. 7 "Leningrad", Glazunov: Symphony no. 4 / Ovsianiko-Kulikovsky: Symphony no. 21 and Hindemith: Symphony "Harmonia Mundi" / Honegger: Symphony no. 3 "Liturgy".

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Big Joe Williams

Big Joe Williams (October 16, 1903 Crawford-December 17, 1982 Macon) also known as Joe Lee Williams or Williams, Big Joe was an American singer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Watergate Blues, Absolutely the Best, At Folk City, Baby Please Don't Go, I Got Wild, Nothing but the Blues, Shake Your Boogie, Sugar Mama, The Blues Collection 36: Baby Please Don't Go and Mississippi's Big Joe Williams and His Nine-String Guitar. Genres: Delta blues.

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Paul Joseph James Martin

Paul Joseph James Martin (June 23, 1903 Ottawa-September 14, 1992 Windsor) otherwise known as Paul Martin was a Canadian politician and lawyer. He had one child, Paul Martin.

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Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette MacDonald (June 18, 1903 Philadelphia-January 14, 1965 Houston) a.k.a. Jeanette Anna MacDonald, MacDonald, Jeanette, Mac, The Iron Butterfly, Jeannette MacDonald, Jenni, JAM, Jeanette Mac Donald, Edward Macalino or McDonald, Jeanette was an American singer and actor.

Discography: Ah Sweet Mystery of Life, America's Singing Sweethearts, Favorites In Stereo, Favorites in Hi-Fi and Indian Love Call.

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Ben Pollack

Ben Pollack (June 22, 1903 Chicago-June 7, 1971 Palm Springs) otherwise known as Father of Swing was an American musician, bandleader, drummer, film score composer and actor.

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Ray Noble

Ray Noble (December 17, 1903 Brighton-April 3, 1978 London) otherwise known as Ray Nobel or Noble, Ray was a British composer, bandleader and actor.

His albums: The Hot Sides. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Milton Brown

Milton Brown (September 7, 1903 Stephenville-April 13, 1936 Fort Worth) also known as Brown, Milton was an American musician.

His related genres: Western swing.

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Teddy Weatherford

Teddy Weatherford (October 11, 1903 Pocahontas-April 25, 1945 Kolkata) was an American jazz pianist and musician.

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Ervin Nyiregyházi

Ervin Nyiregyházi (January 19, 1903 Budapest-April 13, 1987 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Ervin Nyiregyhazi was a Hungarian actor.

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Lennox Berkeley

Lennox Berkeley (May 12, 1903 Boars Hill-December 26, 1989 London) also known as Sir Lennox Berkeley, Berkeley, Lennox, Sir or Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley was a British composer and film score composer. He had two children, Michael Berkeley and Nick Berkeley.

His albums: English Guitar Concertos (Northern Sinfonia, feat. conductor: Richard Hickox, guitar: Craig Ogden). His related genres: Opera and 20th-century classical music.

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Carmen Lombardo

Carmen Lombardo (July 16, 1903 London-April 17, 1971) also known as Lombardo, Carmen was a Canadian film score composer.

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King Clancy

King Clancy (February 25, 1903 Ottawa-November 10, 1986 Toronto) was a Canadian , .

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Maurice Abravanel

Maurice Abravanel (January 6, 1903 Thessaloniki-September 22, 1993 Salt Lake City) also known as Abravanel, Maurice or Maurice de Abravanel was a Swiss conductor.

His albums include The Great Composers, Volume 19: Tchaikovsky Short Orchestral Works including "1812" Festival Overture, The Nutcracker (complete ballet) / Swan Lake Suite, , Peer Gynt Suites no. 1, op. 46 & no. 2, op. 55 / Symphonic Dances, op. 64 / Norwegian Dances, op. 35, Violin Concerto, Schelomo, Sacred Service, Orchestral Masterpieces: Pulcinella / Violin Concerto / Concerto for Strings / Dunbarton Oaks / Petrouchka, , Piano Concerto in A Minor - Peer Gynt Suite, The Great Composers, Volume 16: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" and Lincoln Portrait.

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Rudolf Serkin

Rudolf Serkin (March 28, 1903 Eger-May 8, 1991 Guilford) also known as Serkin, Rudolf was an American pianist. His child is Peter Serkin.

His albums: Reger: Bach Variations / Haydn: Piano Sonata in C major, Schubert: Musical Moments / Schumann: Piano Concerto, , CBS Great Performances, Volume 27: "Trout" Quintet in A major for Piano and Strings, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 90: Rudolf Serkin, Violinsonaten, Opp. 78, 100 / Horntrio, Op. 40 (violin: Adolf Busch, piano: Rudolf Serkin, horn: Aubrey Brain), CBS Great Performances, Volume 18: Sonatas Moonlight / Pathetique / Appassionata, Rudolf Serkin plays Beethoven: Three Favorite Sonatas, Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" and BBC Legends: Bach / Reger / Beethoven. Genres related to him: Classical music.

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Gregor Piatigorsky

Gregor Piatigorsky (April 17, 1903 Dnipropetrovsk-August 6, 1976 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Piatigorsky, Gregor was an American cellist.

His most recognized albums: Schumann Cello Concerto / Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1, The Heifetz-Piatigorsky Concerts With Primrose, Pennario And Guests, Beethoven: Serenade, Op. 8/Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7, Tchaikovsky: Trio Op. 50 / Mendelssohn: Trio Op. 49, Piano Trios, , , Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104 and Cello Concertos.

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Ivan Galamian

Ivan Galamian (January 23, 1903 Tabriz-April 14, 1981 New York City) was an American violinist.

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Vittorio Giannini

Vittorio Giannini (October 19, 1903 Philadelphia-November 28, 1966 New York City) also known as Giannini, Vittorio was an American composer.

Genres: Opera.

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Mario Pilati

Mario Pilati (June 2, 1903 Naples-December 10, 1938) was an Italian , .

His albums: Concerto for Orchestra / Suite for Strings and Piano.

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Vadim Kozin

Vadim Kozin (March 21, 1903 Saint Petersburg-December 19, 1994 Magadan) also known as Vadim Alekseyevich Kozin was a Russian singer.

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Adrian Rollini

Adrian Rollini (June 28, 1903 New York City-May 15, 1956 Homestead) also known as Rollini, Adrian was an American bandleader.

Genres: Jazz.

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Spiegle Willcox

Spiegle Willcox (May 2, 1903 New York-August 25, 1999) was an American trombonist.

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St. Louis Jimmy Oden

St. Louis Jimmy Oden (June 26, 1903 Nashville-December 30, 1977) also known as James Burke Oden, Oden, St. Louis Jimmy, Saint Louis Jimmy Oden, St. Louis Jimmy or Saint Louis Jimmy was an American record producer, singer, songwriter and musician.

His albums: Goin' Down Slow and Monkey Face Blues / Going Down Slow.

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Günter Raphael

Günter Raphael (April 30, 1903 Berlin-October 19, 1960 Herford) also known as Gunter Raphael was a German , .

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Berthold Goldschmidt

Berthold Goldschmidt (January 18, 1903 Hamburg-October 17, 1996 London) also known as Goldschmidt, Berthold was a German composer.

His albums: Früher und Später, The Concertos and . His related genres: Opera, Chamber music, Ballet, 20th-century classical music and Art song.

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Grethe Weiser

Grethe Weiser (February 27, 1903 Hanover-October 2, 1970 Bad Tölz) also known as Mathilde Ella Dorothea Margarethe Nowka, Grete Weiser or Weiser, Grethe was a German singer, actor and comedian.

Her albums: .

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Raichand Boral

Raichand Boral (October 19, 1903 Kolkata-November 25, 1981 Kolkata) also known as R.C. Boral, Rai Chand Boral, R C Boral or Father of Indian Cinema Music was an Indian film score composer, film director and music director.

Genres related to him: Film score.

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Martin Block

Martin Block (February 3, 1903 Los Angeles-September 18, 1967 New York City) was an American , .

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Dagmar Nordstrom

Dagmar Nordstrom (December 12, 1903 United States of America-April 9, 1976) was an American singer.

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Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell (February 21, 1903 North Carolina-October 7, 1962 Indianapolis) also known as Blackwell, Scrapper was an American , .

His albums include Blues Before Sunrise, No Good Woman Blues / Alley Sally Blues, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 1928–1932, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 1934–1958, Mr. Scrapper's Blues and Elegia: Virtuoso Guitar Music From Brasil. Genres he performed include Chicago blues and Piedmont blues.

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André Fleury

André Fleury (July 25, 1903 Neuilly-sur-Seine-August 6, 1995 Le Vésinet) a.k.a. Andre Fleury was a French composer, pianist and organist.

Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Ebe Stignani

Ebe Stignani (July 11, 1903 Naples-October 6, 1974 Imola) also known as Stignani, Ebe was an Italian singer. She had one child, Dino Sciti.

Her albums: Norma.

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Gitta Alpár

Gitta Alpár (February 5, 1903 Budapest-February 17, 1991 Palm Springs) also known as Gitta Alpar, Regina Kalisch, Gitta Alpar-Fröhlich or Klopfer Regina was a Hungarian actor, opera singer, singer and dancer. She had one child, Julika Fröhlich.

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Paul Baumgartner

Paul Baumgartner (July 21, 1903 Altstätten-October 19, 1976 Locarno) was a Swiss pianist.

His albums: .

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Clyde McCoy

Clyde McCoy (December 29, 1903 Louisville-June 11, 1990 Memphis) also known as Clyde Lee McCoy was an American musician.

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Lili Kraus

Lili Kraus (April 3, 1903 Budapest-November 6, 1986 Asheville) also known as Kraus, Lili was a British pianist.

Related albums: Violin Sonatas, and .

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Vivian Ellis

Vivian Ellis (October 29, 1903 Hampstead-June 19, 1996) otherwise known as Ellis, Vivian was an English , .

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Zoltán Székely

Zoltán Székely (December 8, 1903 Hungary-October 5, 2001 Canada) a.k.a. Zoltan Szekely was a Hungarian , .

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Earl Hines

Earl Hines (December 28, 1903 Duquesne-April 23, 1983 Oakland) also known as Earl Fatha Hines, Hines, Earl 'Fatha', Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Hines, Earl, Earl Kenneth Hines or Fatha was an American musician, jazz pianist and pianist. His child is called Janear Hines.

His discography includes: Storyville Masters of Jazz, Volume 2: Earl Hines, Earl Hines Plays Duke Ellington, A Monday Date, Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Earl Hines Plays Cole Porter, Hines Shines, Live at the Crescendo: Volume 2, Jazz in Paris: Paris One Night Stand, Piano Man! and Piano Man. Genres he performed: Jazz, Big Band and Swing music.

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Carlos Montoya

Carlos Montoya (December 13, 1903 Madrid-March 3, 1993) was a Spanish composer.

Discography: Flamenco!, Flamenco: The Gold Collection, The Art of Flamenco, Flamenco Direct, The Art of the Flamenco Guitar, Aires Flamencos, W España, Fandango, Spanish Guitar Magic and . Genres he performed: Flamenco.

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Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff (September 15, 1903 Maynardville-November 23, 1992 Nashville) also known as Roy Claxton Acuff, Acuff, Roy or King of Country Music was an American singer, singer-songwriter, fiddler, promoter, businessperson, baseball player and actor.

His most recognized albums: Old Time Barn Music, Best of Roy Acuff, Essential Roy Acuff 1936-1949, The King of Country Music (disc 2), Greatest Hits, Columbia Historic Edition, The King Of Country Music (1936-1947), The Very Best of Roy Acuff: Wabash Cannonball, Wabash Cannonball and 20 Greatest Songs. Genres related to him: Country and Gospel music.

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Carlos Di Sarli

Carlos Di Sarli (January 7, 1903 Bahía Blanca-January 12, 1960 Olivos) also known as Di Sarli Carlos, Carlos di Sarli, Cayetano di Sarli or El Señor del Tango was an Argentine composer, pianist and conductor.

His albums include Instrumental, RCA Víctor 100 Años, 1940-1943 (Colección 78 RPM), 1943-1948 (Colección 78 RPM), 1928-1931 (Colección 78 RPM), 1940-1947 (Colección 78 RPM), A La Gran Muñeca, Cascabelito, Coleccion Completa, Volume 1 and El señor del tango.

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Arthur Godfrey

Arthur Godfrey (August 31, 1903 New York City-March 16, 1983 New York City) also known as Godfrey, Arthur, Arthur Morton Leo Godfrey, The Old Redhead or Arthur Morton Godfrey was an American sailor, tv personality, pilot, actor, entertainer and radio broadcaster.

His discography includes: For Me And My Gal.

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