Ray Heindorf
Date of Birth
Aug 25, 1908
Birth Place:
Haverstraw, NY


American conductor/musical arranger Ray Heindorf was fourteen when he took on his first film-related job as a pianist in his local movie house. Almost from the instant that the Vitaphone sound system was introduced in the late '20s, Heindorf was in Hollywood. After his first orchestration job for MGM's Hollywood Revue of 1929, Heindorf was put in charge of Warner Bros.' music department. This...