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Hugo Winterhalter (August, 1909 - September 17, 1973) was a popular American musician.

Easy listening arranger and composer. Hugo Winterhalter was born August 15, 1909 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, later studying violin and reed instruments at the New England Conservatory of Music. After graduating, he taught school for several years before turning professional during the mid-1930s, serving as a sideman and arranger for Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Raymond Scott, Claude Thornhill and others. Winterhalter also arranged and conducted sessions for singers including… read more

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  • Avatar for michaeladeane
    HEY!! Hugo was ultra cool back then ('60's) - brassy, like Kenton, plus some bongo's AND excellent stereo seperation on his records....not depressing at all dude.....!!!
  • Avatar for whyshouldnti
    hugo was one of several key arrangers in the heyday of orchestral/big band charts. he was one of the best in his field. save your depressing energy for something else that deserves it. your comment isn't cute, clever or ironic, just dumb.
  • Avatar for Waqcku
    Wow this is really depressing.

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