Jay Livingston
Date of Birth
Mar 28, 1915
Birth Place:
McDonald, PA

Biography

Composer/songwriter Jay Livingston was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, where he organized an orchestra and played in a touring band. One of his bandmates was another composer, Ray Evans, with whom Livingston later formed a profitable partnership. Livingston entered films at Paramount in 1939, earning an Academy Award nomination for his scoring of The Cat and the Canary. After a brief...