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Ray Gilbert

1912-1976 US, Hartford, Connecticut
Latin, Children's Music, Soundtrack and Reggae

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.

  • Latin
  • Children's Music
  • Soundtrack
  • Reggae
Popular Tracks   
Splash Mountain Medley - From Splash Mountain (Disneyland) on Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection: Disneyland by Various Artists
The Fantasyland Darkride Suite - From "Fantasyland" on Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection: Disneyland by Various Artists
I Swear No Blame on I Swear No Blame by Ray Gilbert
So Nice to Meet You Today on So Nice to Meet You Today by Ray Gilbert

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Title Artist Year Type
Curiosity CalypsoRay Gilbert1957Single
The Three Caballeros: Music From The Walt Disney ProductionCharles Wolcott And His Orchestra With Ray Gilbert And Nestor Amaral With Bando Da Lua1945Album
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