Alexander Laszlo

Alexander Laszlo (November 22, 1895 Budapest (Hungary) - November 17, 1970 Los Angeles, California) was an Hungarian-American pianist, musical composer, arranger and inventor. Lazlo studied piano at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, and started as a pianist at the Blüthner Orchestra in Berlin in 1915. He gave piano recitals in Germany and Europe in the 1920s, and was a music director and professor of film music in Berlin. He also participated in many Jewish lead charities. Late 1930s he came to the United States, starting in Chicago as music professor at the IIT Institute of Design. In the 1940s he was music director at NBC Radio. In the late 1940s and the 1950s he wrote the music for several movies and television series, among them Rocky Jones, Space Ranger,The Amazing Mr. X, The Great Flamarion, My Little Margie and The Atomic Submarine.


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