Ramey Idriss

Songwriter

1911 – 1971

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Who was Ramey Idriss?

Ramey Idriss was an American songwriter, author, composer and musician, educated at Los Angeles Community College.

His birth name was Ramez Idriss but he was also known as Ramey.

Idriss was a musician in dance orchestras on radio and recordings and in films, and also wrote television scripts and special material for the Ritz Brothers, Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Durante and Marion Hutton. Joining ASCAP in 1947, his most popular song composition was the Oscar-nominated "The Woody Woodpecker Song", as featured in the film Wet Blanket Policy in 1948. Other compositions included "Worry Worry Worry", "The Old Chaperone", "Take a Letter Miss Smith", "I'll Wait", "Leave It to Joan" and "Something Old Something New."

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Born
Sep 11, 1911
New York City
Also known as
  • Ramez Idriss
  • Ramez Indriss
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Feb 5, 1971
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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