Roger Edens
Date of Birth
Nov 09, 1905
Birth Place:
Hillsboro, TX

Biography

Roger Edens was the single most important creative musical figure at MGM -- and, possibly, in Hollywood -- from the end of the 1930s until the beginning of the '60s. Working principally for MGM as part of the renowned "Freed Unit" (built around producer/songwriter Arthur Freed), he brought a unique combination of cleverness, subtlety, and panache to the studio's movies -- as an arranger,...