Stanley Wilson
Date of Birth
Nov 25, 1915
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Stanley Wilson was never a name in film music to compare with, say, Bernard Herrmann or Miklos Rozsa, or even for that matter, David Raksin. He seldom worked for any of the major studios and when he did, he wasn't in what might be called their "A" divisions. Born in New York City, he entered music as a trumpet player specializing in Dixieland jazz, which (along with its offshoot, swing music) was...