Mort Lindsey, (born Morton Lippman; March 21, 1923, Newark, New Jersey – May 4, 2012, Malibu, California), was an orchestrator, composer, pianist, conductor and musical director for Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Pat Boone, and Merv Griffin.
He attended Newark Arts High School. He later attended Columbia University, earning a doctoral degree in music education.
Lindsey was a composer of motion picture scores including I Could Go On Singing, The Best Man, Real Life, Stolen Hours, Gay Purr-ee and Cats Don't Dance which he composed the song Tell Me Lies. He won an Emmy Award for Barbra Streisand in Central Park.