Lex De Azevedo
Lex De Azevedo
Lex de Azevedo was born in California, the son of Alyce King of The King Sisters by her first marriage. He is also the father of Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel de Azevedo Coleman, Julie de Azevedo, Aaron de Azevedo, Christian de Azevedo, Rebecca de Azevedo Overson, Lex de Azevedo II, Sarah de Azevedo and Carrie de Azevedo Poulsen.
De Azevedo served as a musical director for The Sonny & Cher Show, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five and The Osmonds.
He composed the scores for the films Where the Red Fern Grows and the The Swan Princess, for the latter he was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1995 for the song Far Longer than Forever.
During the 1960s, De Azevedo produced several albums for Capitol Records, including Laurindo Almeida's "Plays for a Man and a Woman" and the Four King Cousins' "Introducing the Four King Cousins." He had a notable producing credit on the top ten Billboard hit of the Isley Brothers' "Nobody But Me" covered by the Youngstown, Ohio based quartet the Human Beinz, which song rose to hit #8 in 1968.
He has also composed for pop singers (including many members of his own family) and the stage.
He is also credited as the co-writer of the Latter Day Saint production, Saturday's Warrior.
Lex De Azevedo Discography
- 2 Vocals
- 10 Instruments & Performance
- 40 Writing & Arrangement
- 20 Conducting & Leading
- 42 Production
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken
- 2 Management