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Lava, William [Bill ]locked

  • Daniel Sheridan


(b St. Paul, MN, March 18, 1911; d Los Angeles, CA, Feb 20, 1971). American Composer and arranger. Lava was a prolific composer of scores for animated shorts as well as theme and incidental music for numerous television series; his output also extended to feature films as well as documentary features and short subjects. After receiving education at Northwestern University, Lava studied conducting under Albert Coates in Los Angeles. Upon arriving in Hollywood in ...

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