Ray Gilbert

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Ray Gilbert
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Lyricist, born 5 September 1912 in Hartford, Connecticut, died 3 March 1976 in Los Angeles, California.

Active as a songwriter since the 1940s, he wrote the lyrics to many songs for Walt Disney movies. His best known song is probably 1948's Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah.

Gilbert has also translated many of Antonio Carlos Jobim's (and other Latin-American artists) songs into English.
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Albums

A-373 Ray Gilbert - The Three Caballeros: Music From The Walt Disney Production album art Charles Wolcott And His Orchestra With Ray Gilbert And Nestor Amaral With Bando Da Lua Charles Wolcott And His Orchestra With Ray Gilbert And Nestor Amaral With Bando Da Lua - The Three Caballeros: Music From The Walt Disney Production(3xShellac, 10", Album) Decca A-373 US 1945 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

K12169 Ray Gilbert - Mister Domingo / Someone Threw The Frying Pan Away album art Ray Gilbert Mister Domingo / Someone Threw The Frying Pan Away(7", Promo) MGM Records K12169 US 1956 Sell This Version
10276 Ray Gilbert - Curiosity Calypso album art Ray Gilbert Curiosity Calypso (Single) RCA 10276 Australia 1957 Sell This Version