Dean Elliott

Dean Elliott (1925–1999) was an American television and film composer. Educated at the University of Wisconsin, Elliot's first composing work was for Four Star Revue an early comedy program which debuted in 1950. From here, he went on to compose for various cartoon series, most prominently Mr. Magoo in the 1950s, but later he struck an alliance with master Animation director Chuck Jones and went on to compose the scores for many of his Tom and Jerry cartoons between 1965 and 1967. He also composed a few film scores, including College Confidential (1960), Sex Kittens Go to College (1960) and The Las Vegas Hillbillys (1966).

In 1962, Elliott released an LP on Capitol Records entitled Zounds! What Sounds!, credited to "Dean Elliott and His Swinging Big, Big Band." The LP header read "Music and Sound Effects in a Stereo Spectacular!" and captured the basic goals, sound, and feel of the...

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Dean Elliott Albums

1 record

Albums featuring Dean Elliott

2 records