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Neal Hefti (1922–2008)


Composer ("'Batman' Theme), conductor, arrager and trumpeter, educated in high school and through private music study. He was a trumpeter and arranger with dance orchestras including those of Harry James, Woody Herman, and Charlie Spivak between 1941 and 1951. He was a staff arranger and arranger for the "Arthur Godfrey Show" and the "Kate Smith ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

(2017)
The Odd Couple Composer
(1968)
Mighty Aphrodite Soundtrack
(1995)
The Holiday Soundtrack
(2006)

Filmography

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 2016 Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (composer: "Batman Theme")
 2015 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Jealous Island (2015) ... (composer: The Odd Couple theme)
- Enlightening Strikes (2015) ... (composer: The Odd Couple theme)
 2013 The Dark Knight in the Playroom (Video short) (title music - uncredited)
 1982-1983 The New Odd Couple (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- My Strife in Court (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- The New Car (1982) ... (composer: Odd Couple theme)
 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (conductor - uncredited)
 1975 Salt and Pepe (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
 1970-1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (composer - 114 episodes)
- Felix Remarries (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Laugh Clown, Laugh (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Old Flames Never Die (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Roy Clark Show (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Two Men on a Hoarse (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
 1973 Catch-22 (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1970 Barefoot in the Park (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- Nothin' But the Truth (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- No Fancy Fixtures (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Disorder in the Court (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Corie's Rear Window (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Somethin' Fishy (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
 1970 The Moonshine War (composer: additional music - uncredited)
  Batman (TV Series) (composer - 118 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (theme - 2 episodes, 1967)
- Minerva, Mayhem and Millionaires (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- The Joker's Flying Saucer (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- I'll Be a Mummy's Uncle (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
- The Great Train Robbery (1968) ... (composer: Batman Theme)
 1968 Charlie Bubbles (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1968 The Fred Astaire Show (TV Special) (musical director)
 1967 Barefoot in the Park (music: title song)
 1966 Batman: The Movie (composer: Batman Theme)
 1965/I Harlow (conductor) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1964 Sex and the Single Girl (conductor)
 1962 Who's Got the Action? (conductor - uncredited)
 1960 The Kate Smith Show (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 January 1960 (1960) ... (conductor: arranger)
 1957 Jamboree! (musical director)
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Other Works:

He wrote the show "Wheels of Freedom" for the 1960 National Auto Show. See more »

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In 1962, he made the musical arrangements of the French song "C'est si bon" which was written in 1947 by Henri Betti (music) and André Hornez (lyrics) for the album "French Style" by Dean Martin. See more »

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Scorpio

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