Russ Case And His Orchestra


Russ Case (March 19, 1912 - October 10, 1964) was an orchestra leader, trumpeter, and arranger from Hamburg, IA who became famous during the late 1940s. He is best known for the Top 40 smash, "You're Breaking My Heart" (1949, with The Quintones). Case led orchestras behind such performers as Perry Como, Peggy Lee, and Eddy Arnold, and he later arranged for "The Jackie Gleason Show" in the early 1960s.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • You're Breaking My Heart (1949)

Pop charts debut year: 1949

Years active: ca. 1930s - ca. early 1950s

Genres: Jazz, easy listening, musical theater

Labels: MGM


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