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Friedhofer, Hugo (1901-1981)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901 - 1981

Biography

Hugo Friedhofer (1901-1981) was an American orchestrator and film composer.

Hugo Friedhofer was born May 3, 1901. Hugo began studying the cello as a teenager and worked as a cellist for the People's Symphony Orchestra in San Francisco. After playing in theater orchestras and writing music arrangements, he moved to Los Angeles where he worked as a musician for film music recordings. He became an arranger and orchestrator of over movie scores. He became a film music composer in the 1940s, working through the 1950s and 1960s, eventually composing for television as well. Hugo died May 17, 1981, in Los Angeles, California.

Citation:
Boy on a dolphin ... 195-.

Film composers guide, c1990:p. 187 (Hugo Friedhofer; b. 5-3-1902, San Francisco, Calif.; d. 5-17-1981, Los Angeles, Calif.)

Internet Movie Database, May 28, 2008(Hugo Friedhofer; b. May 3, 1901, San Francisco, Calif., d. May 17, 1981, Los Angeles, Calif.)

Grove music online, May 28, 2008(Friedhofer, Hugo (William); b. May 3, ?1902, San Francisco, d. May 17, 1981, Los Angeles; American orchestrator and composer)

Social Security death index, May 28, 2008(Hugo Friedhofer; b. May 3, 1901, d. May 1981)

Paraphrase, 19--(Hugo Friedhoffer)

On the banks of the Seine, 1933(H.W. Friedhofer)

imdb, May 5, 2024 (Began studying the cello as a teenager and worked as a cellist for the People's Symphony Orchestra in San Francisco. After playing in theater orchestras and writing music arrangements, moved to Los Angeles, worked as a musician for film music recordings. Became an arranger and orchestrator of over movie scores. Became a film music composer in the 1940s, working through the 1950s and 1960s, eventually composing for television)

Found in 1009 Collections and/or Records:

45 Fathoms - Dead or Alive, 1959-03-03

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1959-03-03

A Book of Faces, 1962-04-27

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1962-04-27

A Difference of Opinion, 1968-11-15

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1968-11-15

A Fool and His Money, 1968-03-08

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1968-03-08

A Game for Alternate Mondays, 1963-01-29

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1963-01-29

A Gift from the Sultan, 1955-01-22

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1955-01-22

"A Guy Called Ike", 1944 December 31

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1944 December 31

A Hundred Yards Over the Rim, 1961-02-07

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1961-02-07

A Man is Waiting to be Murdered, 1962-01-05

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1962-01-05

"A Miserable Merry Christmas", 1944 December 24

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

Dates: Broadcast: 1944 December 24

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