Alberto Colombo
Date of Birth
Nov 27, 1888
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Born in New York in 1888, composer Alberto Colombo was the cousin of singer Russ Colombo He was a natural musician, and trained as a cellist and arranger. He played with the Manhattan Opera House orchestra in the early 20th century, and, in the 1920s, served as an arranger for Paul Whiteman. The coming of sound to movies brought Colombo into the film industry through RKO, first as a conductor and...