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Philip Green (Composer)

Born: 19th July 1911, Whitechapel, London, UK

Died: 6th October 1982, Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland

Nationality: British

Philip Green sometimes credited as Harry Philip Green or Phil Green, was a British film and television composer and conductor, and also a pianist and accordion player. He made his name in the 1930s playing in and conducting dance bands, performed with leading classical musicians, went on to score up to 150 films, wrote radio and television theme tunes and library music, and finally turned to church music at the end of his life in Ireland, a song from which proved so popular that it reached No 3 in the Irish charts in 1973.

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