Victor Young And His Singing Strings

ABOUT

Victor Young (August 8, 1899 - November 10, 1956) was a conductor, film music composer, concert violinist, and songwriter who became famous beginning in the early 1930s. His long string of hits includes the chart-topping "She's A Latin From Manhattan" (1935). He won an Academy Award for his soundtrack to "Around The World In 80 Days" (1957).


Best known songs (with years) include:

  • La Vie En Rose (1950)
  • Mona Lisa (1950)
  • The 3rd Man Theme (1950)
  • My Heart Cries For You (1951)
  • Ruby (1953)
  • The High And The Mighty (1954)
  • Autumn Leaves (1955)
  • Around The World (1957)

Pop charts debut year: 1931

Years active: 1920-1956

Genres: Traditional pop, classical, film music

Labels: Decca

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