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Darby, Kenlocked

  • Ross Care

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(b Hebron, NE, May 13, 1909; d Sherman Oaks, CA, Jan 24, 1992). American vocal director, arranger, lyricist, and performer. After his family moved to California, Darby studied harmony, counterpoint, and composition at Santa Monica Junior College and played organ for silent films. At the dawn of the sound era he formed a vocal group, The King’s Men Quartet, with three of his college classmates. Their audition at Paramount led to an appearance in the film ...

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