Composer, David Broekman dies at 55
Songwriter best known for TV programs Wide Wide World, The Ken Murray Show, The James Melton Show, Think Fast, The Gillmen, The Best of Broadway, Danger and Ford Star Revue.

January 1, 1958

By New York Times and IMDB


Film composer, songwriter ("Through an Old Cathedral Window"), and conductor, educated at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He studied with Van Anrooy and Hofmeester. As a youth, he conducted the Residentie Orchestra in The Hague, and also the French and Royal Opera house orchestras. Later he was a guest conductor for the Carnegie "Pops" Concerts. He was a musical educator for Electrical Research Products. Joining ASCAP in 1947, his other song compositions include "Little Boy Blue on Broadway", "This - Our Land", "The Birds Will Sing No More", "Dialogue for Lovers", "Samba for Orchids", "Intermezzo for a Day in May", "I Will Bring You Music", and "Fanfare".
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