Leon Carr

Classical music, Musical Artist

1910 – 1976

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Who was Leon Carr?

Leon Carr was a prolific American songwriter, composer, arranger, pianist and conductor, best known for his marketing jingles used in advertisements for Mounds candy and Chevrolet, and the "Bert the Turtle" theme song for the nuclear public education awareness film, Duck and Cover.

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Born
Jun 10, 1910
Allentown
Also known as
  • Carr, Leon
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
  • Pennsylvania State University
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Mar 27, 1976
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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