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Fletcher Henderson (1897–1952)


Legendary composer ("Down South Camp Meeting"), pianist, conductor, accompanist and arranger, educated at Atlanta University. He came to New York in 1920, was pianist with the W.C. Handy orchestra, and then joined Black Swan Records. He toured as accompanist to Ethel Waters, and led his own band in night clubs and theaters and made many records. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Barton Fink Soundtrack
(1991)
Road to Perdition Soundtrack
(2002)
Frida Soundtrack
(2002)

Filmography

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  The Craig Caddell Show (TV Series) (performer - 9 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (writer - 2 episodes, 2019)
- Princess Meghan and Prince Harrys Baby (2019) ... (performer: "Nobody's Rose")
- Met Gala 2019 Fashions (2019) ... (writer: "Nobodys Rose")
- Met Gala 2019 Cool Fashions (2019) ... (writer: "Nobody's Rose")
- Friendship (2019) ... (performer: "Nobody's Rose")
 2018 Strange Experiences: Caught on Film (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Strange Door (2018) ... (performer: "Knock, Knock, Who's There?")
 2016 Sexy Breasts (Short) (performer: "TNT")
 2016 A United Kingdom ("Down South Camp Meeting") / (lyrics: "Down South Camp Meeting") / (music: "Down South Camp Meeting")
 2016 Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past (Documentary) (writer: "Stampede")
 2014 Manhattan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Prisoner's Dilemma (2014) ... (performer: "Yeah Man" - uncredited)
 2014 Jimmy's Hall (writer: "Goose Pimples")
  Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Resignation (2013) ... (performer: "Good Time Flat Blues (aka Farwell to Storyville)" - uncredited)
- Resolution (2012) ... (writer: "Shake Your Feet" - uncredited)
 2013 The Spanish Silent Film (Short) (performer: "Nobodys Rose")
 2012 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Green Mill Murder (2012) ... (performer: "Hot & Anxious")
 2008 Leatherheads (writer: "Variety Stomp")
 2007 Hot Rod (performer: "Grand Terrace Rhythm") / (writer: "Grand Terrace Rhythm")
 2004 The Aviator (music: "Down South Camp Meetin'" (1935))
 2003 Alex & Emma (performer: "Limehouse Blues")
 2002 Frida (performer: "Clarinet Marmalade" (1918))
 2002 Road to Perdition (performer: "Queer Notions" (1933))
 2001 The Cat's Meow (performer: "Wabash Blues" (1921))
 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Documentary) (music: "Down South Camp Meetin'")
 1997 A Life Apart: Hasidism in America (Documentary) (writer: "Down South Camp Meeting")
 1995 The Bridges of Madison County (writer: "Soft Winds")
 1991 Barton Fink ("DOWN SOUTH CAMP MEETING")
 1990 Awakenings (performer: "Shanghai Shuffle")
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (writer: "Down South Camp Meeting")
 1949 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (1949) ... (performer: "Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe", "Stormy Weather" - uncredited)
 1944 Sweet and Low-Down (arranger: "I've Found a New Baby" (1926) - uncredited)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 (arranger: "MAMA, THAT MOON IS HERE AGAIN" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 The New Professor (Short) (music: "Jangled Nerves" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Magazine advertisement for "Its a blessing", Carl Fischer musical instrument co., inc. metronome magazine, May [1939] P.47 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Trivia:

Studied chemistry in college and moved to New York to attend Columbia University to pursue graduate work before music took hold of him and he changed career paths.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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