David Rose

Judy Garland and David Rose
1910 - 1990

David Rose  British Composer


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David Rose passed away on 23rd Aug 1990 aged 80.


David Rose was previously married to Betty Bartholomew (1948), Judy Garland (1941 - 1944) and Martha Raye (1938 - 1941).

He was in relationships with Olivia Johnson (1945) and Jane Nigh (1945).

David Rose had encounters with June Haver (1946 - 1947).


David Rose is a member of the following lists: American male composers, 20th-century classical musicians and 20th-century English musicians.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 69 years, 10 months 25 years, 10 months 3 years, 7 months
Dating2 72 years, 9 months 36 years, 2 months 1 year, 7 months
Encounter1 1 year - -
Total6 72 years, 9 months 25 years, 7 months 1 year, 7 months


First Name David
Last Name Rose
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th June, 1910
Birthplace London, England
Died 23rd August, 1990
Place of Death Burbank, California, USA
Build Athletic
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Songwriter, composer, arranger, and orchestra leader
Occupation Composer
Music Genre Easy Listening
Year(s) Active 1940s–1990
Music Style Vocal, Traditional Pop, Easy Pop, Orchestral Pop
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Happy, Sensual, Carefree, Joyous, Sentimental, Light, Playful, Smooth, Relaxed, Party/Celebratory, Romantic, Bright, Theatrical, Refined/Mannered, Freewheeling, Sugary, Whimsical, Fun

David Rose (June 15, 1910 – August 23, 1990) was an American songwriter, composer, arranger, pianist, and orchestra leader. His most famous compositions were "The Stripper", "Holiday for Strings", and "Calypso Melody". He also wrote music for many television series, including It's a Great Life, The Tony Martin Show, Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven, Bonanza, and Highway Patrol under the pseudonym "Ray Llewellyn." Rose's work in composing music for television programs earned him four Emmys. In addition, he was musical director for The Red Skelton Show during its 21-year run on the CBS and NBC networks. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the national fraternity for men in music.

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David Rose80 GeminiComposer
Betty Bartholomew-
June Haver79 GeminiActress
Olivia Johnson84 TaurusArtist
Jane Nigh68 PiscesActress
Judy Garland47 GeminiActress
Martha Raye78 VirgoActress




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