David Buttolph


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David Buttolph

David Buttolph Death

David Buttolph passed away on January 1, 1983 at the age of 80.

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  • When did David Buttolph die?

    January 1, 1983
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David Buttolph Birthday and Date of Death

David Buttolph was born on August 3, 1902 and died on January 1, 1983. David Buttolph was 80 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: August 3, 1902
Date of Death: January 1, 1983
Age at Death: 80

David Buttolph - Biography

David Buttolph (born James David Buttolph Jr., August 3, 1902 – January 1, 1983) was a film composer who scored over 300 movies in his career. Born in New York City, Buttolph showed musical talent at an early age, and eventually studied music formally. After earning a music degree, Buttolph moved to Europe in 1923 and studied in Austria and Germany supporting himself as a nightclub pianist. He returned to the U.S. in 1927 and, a few years later, began working for NBC radio network as an arranger and conductor. In 1933, Buttolph moved to Los Angeles and began working in films. Buttolph's best work, according to many, was his work as an arranger on the Alfred Newman score for The Mark of Zorro (1940).