Harline, Leigh, American composer; b. Salt Lake City, March 26, 1907; d. Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 10, 1969. He studied music at the Univ. of Utah. He went to Los Angeles in 1928 and became arranger for Walt Disney (1931–42). He then worked as a film-music composer in Hollywood. His song “When You Wish upon a Star” received an Academy Award in 1940.
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