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Buttolph, David, 1902-1983



David Buttolph (1902-1983) was a Hollywood composer.

David Buttolph was born in 1902. He studied music in Vienna and New York and arrived in Hollywood in the mid 1930's. He there joined Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation but occassionally did outside assignments for other films. He then moved to Warner Bros. until 1951. Buttolph was known for his work on Westerns but also covered all types of subjects from musicals to horror.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David Buttolph papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6734
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of conductor scores by David Buttolph of motion pictures in hard and soft bound volumes. Most motion pictures were produced and distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, with some from Warner Bros. and others. The scores date from 1941 to 1952.

Dates: 1941-1952