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Leigh Adrian Harline (March 26, 1907 – December 10, 1969) was a film composer. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, he worked for various radio stations before joining the Walt Disney studios in 1932 as arranger and scorer. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Music Score and the Academy Award for Best Original Song (for When You Wish Upon a Star) for Disney’s Pinocchio (1940). The tune later become the theme for Disney’s television series.

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