Robert Mersey

Arranger, composer, producer and musical director. Born 7 April 1917, New York City, New York, USA.

He was staff arranger/composer for CBS television and Columbia Records and as their musical director, Mersey worked up vocal arrangements for Frankie Avalon, Jimmy Clanton, Stubby Kaye, and produced some of the label's most successful 1960s vocals, including Barbra Streisand's "My Name is Barbra" and also the Andy Williams hit "Moon River".
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