Harry Nilsson

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Harry Nilsson

Bushwick, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 15 Jan 1994 (aged 52)
Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Gethsemane, Plot 830, Grave H
Memorial ID 20967 View Source
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Singer, Songwriter. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was singer-songwriter, best known for his Grammy Award "Everybody's Talkin'" theme song from the movie "Midnight Cowboy" (1969). He began his career writing commercial jingles and pop tunes when he was signed to RCA Records in 1967. He released his first album "Spotlight on Nilsson" that same year followed by the script and hit single "Me and My Arrow", for the TV animated movie, "The Point" (1971). His other hit tunes included "Without You", "Remember", "Jump into the Fire", "Coconut" and "Best Friend" for the TV comedy series "The Courtship of Eddie's Father". For the remainder of the 1970s until his death, he remained active recording albums and writing movie scores. He died in Agoura Hills, California.

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