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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