Les Baxter
Date of Birth
Mar 14, 1922
Birth Place:
Mexia, TX

Biography

A stylish composer, conductor, and arranger, Les Baxter created the music for over 250 films, television, and radio programs. On television, his best-known theme is the haunting whistling soundtrack for the original Lassie series. Baxter's music can be heard on numerous low-budget films of the '50s and '60s, including entries in the Beach Blanket series starring Annette Funicello and...