Ted Grouya

Composer + Duke
Born Jul 31, 1910
Died Apr 14, 2000

Ted Grouya born Theodor Grouya in Bucharest, Romania, was a composer who studied composition with Nadia Boulanger. He wrote the jazz standard "Flamingo" (1941), first recorded by Herb Jeffries and Duke Ellington, and later recorded by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass for their album S.R.O. (1966). Grouya also wrote the music for the film version of Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) and other films.… Read More

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1910 Birth Born in 1910.


1949 39 Years Old In 1949 he married American actrice Mary Meade.


1995 85 Years Old A one time resident of Palm Springs, California, Grouya had a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars dedicated to him in 1995.
2000 90 Years Old Died in 2000.
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