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 Earle H. Hagen

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Earle H. Hagen

  • Birth 9 Jul 1919 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 26 May 2008 Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Burial Cathedral City, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Plot Sec. B-35, Lot #137
  • Memorial ID 27133004

Composer. He wrote scores for many popular programs from the 1950s to the 1980s, among them "The Andy Griffith Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show", and received an Emmy Award in 1968 for the series "I Spy". Born in Chicago and raised in Los Angeles, he learned to play the trombone at an early age and later toured with bandleaders Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. During the 1940s, he worked for 20th Century Fox as an arranger contributing to numerous musicals and shared an Oscar nomination with Lionel Newman for the 1960 picture "Let's Make Love". His other notable television credits are, "Make Room for Daddy", "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.", "That Girl", "The Mod Squad" and "Eight Is Enough".

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 27 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27133004
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earle H. Hagen (9 Jul 1919–26 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27133004, citing Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .