Earl Robinson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Earl Robinson

American singer-songwriter and composer

Date of Birth: 02-Jul-1910

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, United States

Date of Death: 20-Jul-1991

Profession: composer, film score composer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Earl Robinson

  • Earl Hawley Robinson (July 2, 1910 – July 20, 1991) was a composer, arranger and folk music singer-songwriter from Seattle, Washington.
  • Robinson is remembered for his music, including the cantata "Ballad for Americans" and songs such as "Joe Hill" and "Black and White", which expressed his left-leaning political views.
  • He wrote many popular songs and music for Hollywood films.
  • He was a member of the Communist Party from the 1930s to the 1950s. The jazz clarinetist Perry Robinson (1938–2018) was his son.

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