Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin


Hugh Martin, the songwriter who enlivened the Judy Garland movie musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" with an indelibly melodic trio of evergreen songs — "The Trolley Song," "The Boy Next Door" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" — died March 11 2011 in California, according to family members. He was 96.

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  • Born: Aug 11, 1914 in Birmingham, AL
  • Death: Mar 11, 2011 in Encinitas, CA


Tony Award
1990 Original Score Meet Me in St. Louis Nominee
1964 Author of a Musical High Spirits Nominee
1964 Composer and Lyricist High Spirits Nominee