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Will Holt

voc, 1929-2015 US, Portland, Maine
Singer / Composer / Songwriter of Folk and World

Will Holt (born April 30, 1929, Portland, Maine, USA – died May 31, 2015, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American singer, songwriter, librettist and lyricist. He began his music career as a folk performer during the 1950's, when he made early and influential recordings of such songs as "Sinner Man" and "Lemon Tree", for which he wrote the English lyrics. He later became known as an interpreter of the music of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, and made significant contributions to Broadway theater during the 1970's. Father of Courtney Holt.

  • Folk
  • World
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Happy - Original Mix on Listen to The Heart by Will Holt
Three Jovial Huntsmen on Folk Festival by Various Artists
Sailor's Tango on Folk Collection - Lost & Found by Various Artists
Listen to The Heart - Original Mix on Listen to The Heart by Will Holt

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Title Artist Year Type
A Will Holt ConcertWill Holt1963Album
On The BrinkWill Holt & Dolly Jonah1961Album
The Exciting Artistry of Will HoltWill Holt1959Album
Pills To Purge MelancholyWill Holt1959Album
The World Of Will HoltWill Holt1957Album
Ground Hog / Delia GoneWill Holt1957Single
The Two Calypsos (Coo - Ka - Laix Ten Penny Nails)Will Holt1957Single
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