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.
Ray Gilbert Discography Tracks
|A 373||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||1944||Sell This Version|