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Leo Arnaud

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Leo Arnaud (July 24, 1904 – April 26, 1991) was a French-American composer of film scores, best known for scoring Bugler’s Dream, which is used as the theme for the Olympic Games.

The composer studied composition at conservatories in Lyon and Paris with Maurice Ravel and Vincent d’Indy, After playing as a jazz trombonist in France using the name Leo Vauchant and arranging for the Jack Hylton band in England from 1928 to 1930, he immigrated to the United States in 1931. He worked in Hollywood as an arranger for Fred Waring before joining MGM as an arranger, composer, and orchestrator from 1936 to 1966.

In 1980, Arnaud left Hollywood and retired to Yadkin County, North Carolina. His wife, Faye Brooks Arnaud, was a native of the area. He is buried at Asbury United Methodist Church in Hamptonville, North Carolina.

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  • ballseven

    Buglers Dream (Y)

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  • EmpressEricka

    Wake up in the morning? Play buglers dream. Walk into a room? Play buglers dream. Birthday? Play Buglers Dream. You working out? Play Buglers Dream. Just had the greatest sex of your life? Play Buglers Dream. Its makes EVERYTHING better AND you feel like a champion.

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