Albert Glasser

Film music contributor

1916 – 1998

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Who was Albert Glasser?

Albert Glasser was a prolific composer of musical scores for B-movies during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. He scored approximately 200 films during his career, many for American International Pictures and director Bert I. Gordon. For the US War Department, Glasser composed for Frank Capra's Special Services Unit and for Office of War Information radio shows for overseas broadcasts. For television, he composed the score for the early and much admired western series, The Cisco Kid. For radio, he composed scores for Hopalong Cassidy, Clyde Beatty, and Tarzan. Glasser joined ASCAP in 1950, and his popular song compositions include "Urubu", "The Cisco Kid", "Someday" and "I Remember Your Love". In addition to his composition work, Glasser was an amateur radio operator.

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Born
Jan 25, 1916
Chicago
Also known as
  • Al Glasser
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Southern California
Died
May 4, 1998
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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