George Duning
Date of Birth
Feb 25, 1908
Birth Place:
Richmond, IN

Biography

American composer/arranger George Duning spent his first professional years in Cincinnati, where he'd studied at the Conservatory of Music. He became an arranger for Kay Kyser and His Band in 1939, which led to his entree into movies. When Kyser moved from RKO to Columbia for his last film, Carolina Moon (1944), Duning decided to stay at Columbia as an orchestrator. His first film score was for...