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Harold Arlen

Harold ArlenAKA Hyman Arluck

Born: 15-Feb-1905
Birthplace: Buffalo, NY
Died: 23-Apr-1986
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wrote score to Wizard of Oz

Father: Samuel Arluck (cantor)
Mother: Celia Orlin
Wife: Anya Taranda ("Annie", showgirl, m. 8-Jan-1937, d. 9-Mar-1970, one son)
Son: Samuel

    High School: Technical High School, Buffalo, NY (dropped out)

    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1940 for The Wizard of Oz (with E. Y. Harburg)

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