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Louis Silvers

Show Count: 41
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: September 6, 1889, New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 26, 1954, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Louis "Lou" Silvers (September 6, 1889 – March 26, 1954) was an American film score composer whose work has been used in more than 250 movies. In 1935, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Score for One Night of Love.

Early life and career

Born in New York City, Silvers scored a D. W. Griffith film with sound sequences Dream Street (1921) and the part-talking feature film The Jazz Singer (1927). He was also music director for Lux Radio Theater for most of its long run (1934–1955). He is also the composer of "April Showers" (1921).

Source: Wikipedia