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Robert Emmett Dolan Edit Profile

composer , conductor

Robert Emmett Dolan, American composer, conductor. Recipient Exhibitor Laurel, Southern California Motion Picture Council, 1954, Box Office award, 1954. Member A.S.C.A.P., Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (past chairman music branch, Board of Governors), Screen Composers Associates (past vice president), Dramatists Guild, Composers and Lyticists Guild American.

Background

Dolan, Robert Emmett was born on August 3, 1908 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Lawrence and Marion (Lynch) Dolan.

Education

Student Loyola College, Montreal, Canada.

Career

January 1948); 1 son, Robert Emmett. Married second, Nan Martin, March 17, 1948. 1 son, Casey Martin, Musical director radio programs, 1934-1972, member faculty music Columbia University, 1964-1972.

Composer, conductor Broadway prodns., 1935-1972, latest being Juno, 1958-1959, Foxy, 1963-1964, Coco, 1969 composer, conductor Paramount Studios, Hollywood, California, 1941-1951, produced, 1951-1956. Prodns. include White Christmas, 1954, Anything Goes, 1955. Television prodns. include Academy Awards shows, 1956, 58, Aladdin, 1957, numerous specials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (songs) Little by Little, 1929, Big Movie Show in the Sky, 1949, Talk to Me Baby, 1964. (Broadway musical comedies) Texas, Li’l Darlin’, 1949, Foxy, 1964. (motion picture scores) Going My Way, Bells of St. Mary’s, Three Faces of Eve, Mr.

      Peabody and the Mermaid, The Great Gatsby, numerous others. (television film scores) The World of Jacqueline Kennedy, The World of Sophia Loren, The World of Jimmy Doolittle, The World of Billy Graham, The World of Maurice Chevalier, The World of Darryl Zanuck. Author: Music in Modern Media, 1967.

Membership

Member A.S.C.A.P., Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (past chairman music branch, Board of Governors), Screen Composers Associates (past vice president), Dramatists Guild, Composers and Lyticists Guild American.

Connections

Married Vilma Ebsen, June 24, 1933 (divorced January 1948).; married second, Nan Martin, March 17, 1948.

father:
Lawrence Dolan

mother:
Marion (Lynch) Dolan

spouses:
Vilma Ebsen

Nan Martin