Bernie Green

Space age pop maestro Bernie Green was born in New York City on September 14, 1908. After studying music at New York University's College of Fine Arts, he began working in radio, an experience that culminated in 1940 when he was hired to serve as musical director for The Henry Morgan Radio Show. Given his own three-minute headlining spot on each broadcast, Green introduced a series of original compositions that later resurfaced on his LPs for RCA Victor. During his eight-year stint with Morgan, he also wrote and conducted scores for the Dashiell Hammett-inspired "The Fat Man" as well as "The Clock," which aired on ABC radio from 1946 to 1948.

When "The Clock" moved to NBC television in 1949, Green migrated to the fledgling medium as well, and in 1952 was named musical director of the Wally Cox cult-classic Mr. Peepers. His other television gigs included Pulitzer Prize Playhouse,...

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Bernie Green Albums

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