Ray Martin (1918-1988) was a composer,
arranger, and conductor for BBC-TV, Columbia Records, RCA, and motion pictures. The
collection contains the original manuscript scores in the composer's hand, and are
numbered 1 through 342. There are nearly 600 pieces, including the unnumbered songs
written for twenty-one of Martin's ablums.
Ray Martin was a composer, arranger, and conductor for BBC-TV, Columbia Records, RCA,
and scored numerous motion pictures. He was born in Vienna, Austria, and attended the
Vienna Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts where he studied violin and majored in music
theory. In 1938, Martin moved to London and earned a living performing with Caroll
Levis’ amateur talent shows and with various revues.
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