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Neal Hefti was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger. He is best known for his work with the Count Basie Orchestra, for which he wrote and arranged many of their most famous songs, including "Little Pony" and "Li'l Darlin'". He also wrote the theme song for the 1960s Batman television series. Hefti composed and arranged music for films, television, and the stage, and wrote the scores for the films The Odd Couple and Barefoot in the Park. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his work on the film The Odd Couple. Hefti was born in Hastings, Nebraska, and began playing trumpet in his early teens. He attended the University of Nebraska, where he studied music and played in the school's jazz band. After graduating, he moved to New York City and began working as a freelance musician. He soon joined the Count Basie Orchestra, where he wrote and arranged many of their most famous songs. He also wrote the theme song for the 1960s Batman television series. Hefti's work with the Basie Orchestra earned him two Grammy Awards, and he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his work on the film The Odd Couple. He also composed and arranged music for films, television, and the stage, and wrote the scores for the films The Odd Couple and Barefoot in the Park. Hefti died in October 2008 at the age of 86. He was inducted into the Nebraska Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
|Popular As||Neal Paul Hefti|
|Age||86 years old|
|Born||29 October 1922|
|Birthplace||Hastings, Nebraska, USA|
|Date of death||11 October, 2008|
|Died Place||Toluca Lake, California, USA|
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Neal Hefti Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is Neal Hefti's Wife?
His wife is Frances Wayne (1945 - 6 February 1978) ( her death) ( 1 child)
|Wife||Frances Wayne (1945 - 6 February 1978) ( her death) ( 1 child)|
Neal Hefti Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Neal Hefti worth at the age of 86 years old? Neal Hefti’s income source is mostly from being a successful Music Department. He is from USA. We have estimated Neal Hefti's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Music Department|
Neal Hefti Social Network
Composed a theme tune for Playboy Magazine, called "Playboy's Theme," which was later used as the title music for Playboy After Dark (1969), and is occasionally used today for Playboy-related media, such as advertisements for the magazine.
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.
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 Show" over ABC, and also formed his own orchestra, playing theatres, hotels, clubs and colleges, and made many recordings.