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Percy Faith

Musician. Born in Toronto, Canada, he was orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his arrangements of popular easy listening music. His career spanned five decades in radio, television, movies, Broadway and live concerts. As the musical director of Columbia Records in the 1950s, he arranged and conducted hit records by Tony Bennett, Doris Day, Johnny Mathis and Sarah Vaughan. Many of his songs were classic instrumentals to include the Oscar-nominated "I'll Never Stop Loving You" (1955), Grammy Awards, Record of the Year for "Theme From A Summer Place" (1960) and "Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet" (1969). He died in Encino, California.

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  • Added: 6 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3826
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Percy Faith (7 Apr 1908–9 Feb 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3826, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .