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Oliver Wallace
Birth name Oliver George Wallace
Born (1887-08-06)6 August 1887
London, England
Died 15 September 1963(1963-09-15) (aged 76)
Los Angeles, California
Genres Film score, musical theatre, classical
Occupations Composer
Years active 1911-1963

Oliver George Wallace (August 6, 1887 – September 15, 1963) was an English-born American composer and conductor. He scored 139 animated short movies for Walt Disney Studios. He also wrote scores for several Disney documentaries, and feature movies. Wallace worked for Disney studios for 27 years. He died in a Burbank, California hospital on September, 15, 1963.

In 1941 Wallace won an Oscar for scoring the music for the animated movie Dumbo. In 2008 he was honored with a Disney Legends award.


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