Gordon Jenkins

Musical Artist

1910 – 1984

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Who was Gordon Jenkins?

Gordon Hill Jenkins was an American arranger, composer and pianist who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements. Jenkins worked with the Andrews Sisters, Johnny Cash, The Weavers, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, Harry Nilsson, and Ella Fitzgerald, among others .

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Born
May 12, 1910
Webster Groves
Also known as
  • Gordon Hill Jenkins
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
May 1, 1984
Malibu

Submitted
on July 23, 2013