Albert Victor Young (August 8, 1899 – November 10, 1956) was an American composer, arranger, violinist and conductor.
Violinist and conductor Victor Young was a prolific composer and arranger, who worked on more than 300 film scores over a period of twenty years. He came from an impoverished, but musical background and was trained on the violin at the Warsaw Imperial Conservatory, later studying piano in Paris under the French master Isidor Philipp.
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One of the most prolific and celebrated composers of film music, Victor Young was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 8, 1900. At the age of 10, Victor moved to Warsaw, Poland to study violin with Isidor Lotto at the Warsaw Conservatory. He debuted as a concert violinist with the Warsaw Philharmonic Concert and toured throughout Europe.
Victor A. Young was born on June 9, 1947 in Two Hills, Alberta, Canada as Victor Alexander Young. He was an actor, known for Serendipity (2001), Bait (2000) and Four Brothers (2005). He was married to Jayne Lewis. He died on April 8, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- June 9, 1947
- Victor A. Young
- April 8, 2020
Apr 01, 2021 · Victor Young (August 8, 1899 - November 10, 1956) was an American composer, violinist and conducter. He was born in Chicago. Young began as a concert violinist but moved into the popular music sphere when he joined Ted Fiorito's orchestra. In the mid '30s he moved to Hollywood where… read more
American composer Victor Young gave up a successful career as a concert violinist for popular music, becoming a major musical figure from the 1930s through the mid-'50s, writing many popular songs and scores for over 300 Hollywood films. Young was born on August 8, 1901, in Chicago where his father was a tenor in the Chicago Opera Company.
Victor Young originally did Dream Valley, Around the World, The Kiss in Your Eyes, Love Me and other songs. Victor Young wrote Love Letters, Theme from One Minute to Zero, Beautiful Love, My Foolish Heart and other songs.
- United States
- November 10, 1956
- August 8, 1900
Victor Young Songs List. Victor Young. Songs List. $0.99 on iTunes 1. Quiet Man, film score: Main Title and Castletown Opening, The - (with Dublin Screen Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn) $0.99 on iTunes 2. Quiet Man, film score: This Way!/Journey to Inisfree and Humble Cottage, The - (with Dublin Screen Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn) $0.99 on iTunes 3.
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