Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (1911 – 1995)
* Born 4 February 1911, Brooklyn, New York * Died 23 March 1995, Los Angeles, California
Hal MooneyHal Mooney was one of what Billy May called the "nuts and bolts" arrangers, producing professional, sometimes imaginative, sometimes predictable recordings.
Although Mooney studied and played the piano while growing up, his real interest was in composing. He studied composition with New York University professor Orville Mayhood and, later, the renown Joseph Schillinger, whose method of composition influenced countless American musicians. His first professional gigs… read more
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