Update Ken Darby + Follow

Ken Darby

No photos available

Upload them now.

Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: May 13, 1909 | Died: January 24, 1992

Born in Hebron, NE. Composer How The West Was Won(1963), songwriter “Make Mine Music” (1946), choral director, conductor, arranger, singer and author, educated at Christian College and a student of Tibor Serly, Ernst Toch, Herman Hand, and Victor Young.

Darby originated the King's Men male vocal quartet in 1929 and appeared on radio, films, concerts, television and recordings. Later he led and arranged music for the Ken Darby Singers. He was a writer and production supervisor for Walt Disney Studios, and associate producer of many record albums. He was choral and vocal director on the 1946 Disney film classic, Song of the South, Pinocchio, his Singers backing up Cliff Edwards on the classic “When You Wish Upon a Star” (1940)....
read more

December 14, 2008

How the Munchkins Came to Sing

Music

Featured recording “How The West Was Won”

How The West Was Won

MGM/Verve
1963

Rank: 3,134
Views: 6,920
Fans: 1
Sponsor: Summit Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

or search site with Google

Help improve the Ken Darby profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Ken Darby musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.