Raymond Bernard Evans (February 4, 1915 – February 15, 2007) was an American songwriter. Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Year 1915 ( MCMXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Events 590 - Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia 1637 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both He was a partner in a composing and songwriting duo with Jay Livingston, known for the songs they composed for films. A composer (literally meaning 'one who puts together' is a person who creates Music, usually in the medium of notation, for Interpretation and Performance Jay Livingston ( March 28, 1915 – October 17, 2001) was a partner with Ray Evans in a composing and songwriter duo best Evans wrote the lyrics and Livingston the music for the songs. Lyrics (in singular form Lyric) are a set of words that accompany music either by speaking or singing
Evans was valedictorian of his high school class, where he played clarinet in the band, and received a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School in 1937. Economics is the social science that studies the production distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The University of Pennsylvania (also known as Penn) is a private University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was elected that same year to Pi Gamma Mu, the honor society in the social sciences for his outstanding academic performance at the Wharton School. 'Pi Gamma Mu' or ΠΓΜ (from Πολιτικές Γνώσεως Μάθεται) is the oldest and preeminent Honor society in the Social sciences
Livingston and Evans won three Academy Awards, in 1948 for the song "Buttons and Bows", written for the movie The Paleface; in 1950 for the song "Mona Lisa", written for the movie Captain Carey, U. The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture The 21st Academy Awards features numerous firsts It was the first time a non-Hollywood production won Best Picture Hamlet. "Buttons and Bows" is a popular Song. The music was written by Jay Livingston, the lyrics by Ray Evans. The Paleface is a 1948 Comedy western Film directed by Norman Z The 23rd Academy Awards Ceremony awarded Oscars for the best in films in 1950 " Mona Lisa " is an Academy Award-winning song written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston for the Paramount Pictures film S. A. ; and in 1956 for the song "Que Sera Sera", featured in the Alfred Hitchcock movie The Man Who Knew Too Much and sung by Doris Day. During the 29th Academy Awards, the regular competitive category of Best Foreign Language film was introduced instead of only being recognized as a special achievement Honorary Award " Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be " first published in 1956 is a popular Song which was written by the Jay Livingston and Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 The Man Who Knew Too Much ( 1956) is a suspense film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring James Stewart and Doris Day. Doris Mary Anne von Kappelhoff (born April 3, 1922) is an American Singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate known as Another popular song that he and Livingston wrote for a film was the song "Tammy", written for the 1957 movie Tammy And The Bachelor. " Tammy " is a popular Song. The music was written by Jay Livingston, the lyrics by Ray Evans. Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) The song was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. Livingston and Evans also wrote popular TV themes for shows including Bonanza and Mr. Ed. Bonanza is an American television series that ran on NBC from September 12 1959 to January 16 1973 Mister Ed is an American television Situation comedy that first aired in syndication on January 5, 1961 to July 2, Their Christmas song Silver Bells intended for the 1951 Bob Hope film The Lemon Drop Kid, has become a Christmas standard. "Silver Bells" is a classic Christmas song, composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. Year 1951 ( MCMLI) was a Common year starting on Monday. Events of 1951 January The Lemon Drop Kid is a 1951 comedy film based on the short story by writer Damon Runyon.
In 1958, the songwriting team was nominated for a Tony Award for the musical Oh, Captain! Evans also collaborated separately with Henry Mancini, Max Steiner, and Victor Young. Year 1958 ( MCMLVIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in live American Theatre and are presented Oh Captain! is a Musical comedy based on the film The Captain's Paradise. Henry Mancini ( April 16, 1924 &ndash June 14, 1994) was an Academy Award winning American Composer, conductor This article is about the film composer For other persons with the same name see Max Steiner. Not to be confused with the actor Victor Sen Yung who was sometimes billed as Victor Young Victor Young ( August 8, 1900 -
Evans, who was born Jewish, but later strayed away from organized religion, citing it as a major cause of violence in the world was born in Salamanca, New York. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Salamanca is a City in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States, located inside the Allegany Indian Reservation. He died at age 92 in Los Angeles, California, on the 42nd anniversary of the death of Nat King Cole, who had made "Mona Lisa" so famous. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17 1919 &ndash February 15 1965 known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American musician