Nelson Riddle
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1920

Biography

Nelson Riddle composed many memorable themes and scores for both television and feature films. He began his lengthy career as a piano player as a young teen. By age 14, he was a trombone player and went on to play with a number of well-known bands including those of Tommy Dorsey and Bob Crosby. Following WWII, he worked for NBC radio. Through the 1950s, Riddle worked as an arranger and conductor...