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Hugh Martin

p, voc, 1914-2011 US, Birmingham, Iowa
Singer / Composer / Arranger of Soundtrack
A.k.a. Edward Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin (August 11, 1914 – March 11, 2011) is an American musical theatre and film composer, arranger, vocal coach, and playwright. He is best known for his score for the classic 1944 MGM musical Meet Me In St. Louis. Ralph Blane was Martin's songwriting partner for most of his work, and the two recorded an album of their best songs entitled "Martin and Blane Sing Martin and Blane" with Ralph Burns And His Orchestra in 1956. Throughout his career, Martin remained active as a performer, most memorably as Judy Garland's accompanist when she first played the Palace, and as Eddie Fisher's accompanist at London's Palladium. Hugh Martin was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983 and is a member of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
  • World
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas on Martin And Blane by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas on Christmas Piano - Classy Classical Christmas Compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Christmas Party Allstars & Canciones Infantiles
The Boy Next Door on Martin And Blane by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
Buckle Down Winsocki on Martin And Blane by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
The Trolley Song on Martin And Blane by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
Wish I May-wish I Might on Martin And Blane by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
Ev'ry Time on Martin And Blane by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
I Can't Get Used to These Clothes on Sheldon Harnick: Hidden Treasures by Sheldon Harnick
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (from 'Meet Me in St. Louis') on Christmas on Stage and Screen by US Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants
Thats How I Love The Blues on Martin And Blane by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Make A Wish (Original Broadway Cast)Nanette Fabray, Hugh Martin2004Album
Michael Feinstein Sings The Hugh Martin SongbookMichael Feinstein With Hugh Martin1995Album
Martin And Blane Sing Martin And BlaneHugh Martin And Ralph Blane Accompanied By Ralph Burns And His Orchestra And The Martins1994Album
Make A WishNanette Fabray, Hugh Martin1976Album
Martin And Blane Sing Martin And BlaneHugh Martin And Ralph Blane Accompanied By Ralph Burns And His Orchestra And The Martins1956Album
Three By Hugh MartinHugh Martin1956Compil.
The Grandma Moses SuiteHugh Martin1950Album
My Christmas TreeRon Urban, Ralph Blane & Hugh MartinSingle
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