Barry De Vorzon
Who is Barry De Vorzon?
Barry De Vorzon is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and composer. His first composing big hit was the rock song "Dreamin'," sung by Johnny Burnette in 1960, although he had a number-one hit previously called "Just Married," which he wrote for Marty Robbins in 1958. Dorsey Burnette and De Vorzon co-wrote several of Dorsey's hits.
He composed the soundtracks to many 1970s and 1980s films, and one of the tunes, "Cotton's Dream" was retitled "Nadia's Theme" and re-released by A&M Records for the television soap opera The Young and the Restless. "Nadia's Theme" hit #8 on the US Top 40 in 1976 and the album from which it was taken peaked at #42 on the Billboard 200; in 1977, it won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement. The main title song, "Bless the Beasts and Children," was recorded by the Carpenters and received an Academy Award nomination.
We need you!
Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!
Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:
"Barry De Vorzon." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 29 Jul 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/barry_devorzon>.