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 Wilbur Jackson Hatch

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Wilbur Jackson Hatch

  • Birth 24 May 1902 Mokena, Will County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 22 Dec 1969 Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Royal Oak, Lot 4652, Grave 7
  • Memorial ID 8494

Conductor. Born in Mokena, Illinois, he was best known for being the conductor of the Desi Arnaz Orchestra. He began in the 1920s, working on Chicago radio as a pianist and moved on as music director for CBS during the late 1930s and 1940s. With the advent of television, he was composing music when contracted to conduct the Desi Arnaz Orchestra for the "I Love Lucy" series. From 1951, until the time of his death, he was resident musical director of Desilu Studios and Desilu Productions. He died in Studio City, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8494
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur Jackson Hatch (24 May 1902–22 Dec 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8494, citing Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .