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Robert Russell Bennett
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Robert Russell Bennett

Robert Russell Bennett (June 15, 1894 - August 18, 1981) was an American composer and arranger, best known for his orchestration of many well-known Broadway musicals by other composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Richard Rodgers.

He studied composition in Paris with Nadia Boulanger 1926-1929.

His autobiography "Nor Is Not Moved—A Music Arranger's Story" was nearly complete at the time of his death, and was edited and published later (1999) in the book "The Broadway Sound" ISBN 1-58046-022-4.

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