GREEN, Johnny (1908-1989)
American songwriter, arranger and film studio conductor for Paramount and, later, MGM.
ISP – Inscribed Signed Photograph: 8″x10″ black/white glossy: For Mike Roberts, Kind regards and best wishes, John Green 12/6/81.
Green produced scores for such films as Raintree County, Easter Parade, An American in Paris, Royal Wedding, High Society, West Side Story and Bye Bye Birdie. Between his studio gigs, Green had his own orchestra and he conducted orchestras for the Jack Benny and Philip Morris records and radio shows. After leaving M-G-M, Green conducted with a number of orchestras, including the Denver Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra.</>
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972, Green’s hit songs include Body and Soul, Weep No More My Baby, Rain, Rain, Go Away, I Wanna Be Loved and The Song of Raintree County.