Harry Simeone Chorale

Harry Simeone Chorale

Harry Simeone Chorale

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Top Songs

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Onward Christian Soldiers
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If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)
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Christmas Prelude: Sing A Song Of Christmas, Angels We Have Heard On High, Away In A Manger, What Child Is This, Gloria And Joy To The World
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The Little Drummer Boy
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Masters In This Hall

Albums

  • The Little Drummer Boy

    Jun 2006 • 8 songs

  • The Wonderful Songs Of Christmas
  • The Little Drummer Boy

    Aug 1959 • 10 songs

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Harry Simeone Chorale

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Holiday chorale conductor and arranger Harry Simeone was responsible for popularizing the yuletide perennial "The Little Drummer Boy." Born in Newark, NJ, on May 9, 1911, Simeone had a childhood affection for the Metropolitan Opera, which inspired him to pursue a career as a concert pianist. After graduating from the Juilliard School of Music, he went to work at CBS Radio as an arranger for popular bandleader Fred Waring, even marrying one of Waring's vocalists, Margaret McCravy. In 1939 Simeone relocated to Hollywood to work as an arranger at Paramount Pictures, collaborating...
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