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 Jack Brooks

Jack Brooks

Birth
Liverpool, Metropolitan Borough of Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Death 8 Nov 1971 (aged 59)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Abbey of the Psalms, Haven of Faith, T-11, N-4
Memorial ID 8249 · View Source
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Composer. He was born in Liverpool, UK and spent most of his life in the United States. He wrote many lyrics and musical scores for movies such as "Old Buttermilk Sky" from Canyon Passage(1946 with Hoagy Carmichael), and the ever popular "That's Amore" from The Caddy(1953 with Harry Warren). He wrote musical songs for The Patsy, The Ladies Man, Witness For The Prosecution to name but a few. He also wrote musical scores for many of the "surf movies" in the 1960s. He also wrote stand-up comedy for many comdedians including Johnny Carson.

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  • Added: 21 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8249
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jack Brooks (14 Feb 1912–8 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8249, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .