Walter Schumann
Date of Birth
Oct 08, 1913
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Primarily known as an arranger and conductor, Walter Schumann enjoyed one of the greatest musical successes in the history of television with a single motif: the Dragnet theme, which has been described as the most familiar four-note musical theme in all of Western music, after the opening of Beethoven's "Fifth Symphony." Born in New York in 1913, Schumann took piano lessons for a time while...