Albert Glasser

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Albert Glasser
Born January 25, 1916
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died May 4, 1998 (aged 82)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation composer, conductor, arranger
Years active 1941-1988

Albert Glasser (January 25, 1916 - May 4 1998) was a composer, conductor and arranger of film music, primarily in the realm of B-movies during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. He scored approximately 200 films during his career, many for American International Pictures and director Bert I. Gordon. For the US War Department, Glasser composed for Frank Capra's Special Services Unit and for Office of War Information radio shows for overseas broadcasts. For television, he composed the score for the early western, The Cisco Kid. For radio, he composed scores for Hopalong Cassidy, Clyde Beatty, and Tarzan. Glasser joined ASCAP in 1950, and his popular song compositions include "Urubu", "The Cisco Kid", "Someday" and "I Remember Your Love". In addition to his composition work, Glasser was an amateur radio operator (K6RFU).

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