Raymond Scott

1908 - 1994

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Raymond Scott (born Harry Warnow; September 10, 1908 – February 8, 1994) was an American composer, band leader, pianist, record producer, and inventor of electronic instruments. Though Scott never scored cartoon soundtracks, his music is familiar to millions because Carl Stalling adapted it in over 120 Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, and other Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Scott has received more than 301,147 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Raymond Scott is the 1,139th most popular composer (down from 957th in 2019), the 8,635th most popular biography from United States and the 97th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Raymond Scott ranks 1,139 out of 1,228Before him are Virgil Thomson, Joseph Lamb, Sanja Ilić, Mark Mancina, Brian Tyler, and Roy Harris. After him are Lou Harrison, George Whitefield Chadwick, Samuel Arnold, Sigmund Romberg, Jerry Herman, and Lennox Berkeley.

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Among people born in 1908, Raymond Scott ranks 302Before him are Eberardo Villalobos, Luis Pérez, Billy Gonsalves, György Bródy, Albert Scherrer, and Branislav Hrnjiček. After him are Merna Kennedy, Theodore Roethke, Celia Johnson, Tom Tully, Bram Fischer, and Félix Welkenhuysen. Among people deceased in 1994, Raymond Scott ranks 245Before him are Norman Read, R. D. Burman, Dack Rambo, Antal Kocsis, Bill Hicks, and Martha Raye. After him are John Smith, Ellsworth Vines, Dolly Haas, Stephen McNally, Bud Houser, and Duncan Hamilton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Raymond Scott ranks 8,635 out of 15,968Before him are Ted King (1965), Walter Q. Gresham (1832), Robert Byrne (1928), Peyton List (1986), Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (1963), and Wes Borland (1975). After him are Thomas Bopp (1949), Logan Marshall-Green (1976), P. C. Cast (1960), Phillip Rhee (1960), Stacey Abrams (1973), and Kenneth Rogoff (1953).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Raymond Scott ranks 97Before him are George Bruns (1914), Virgil Thomson (1896), Joseph Lamb (1887), Mark Mancina (1957), Brian Tyler (1972), and Roy Harris (1898). After him are Lou Harrison (1917), George Whitefield Chadwick (1854), Jerry Herman (1931), Eubie Blake (2), Horatio Parker (1863), and Carl Ruggles (1876).