Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin

Arranger

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

Roles (43)

Meet Me in St. Louis Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1989 Meet Me in St. Louis (1989)
Opened Nov 2, 1989
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  • New Lyrics
  • Vocal Arrangements
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Jerome Robbins Broadway Playbill - Opening Night Jerome Robbins' Broadway (1989)
Opened Feb 26, 1989
  • Featured Songs with Lyrics ("Look Ma, I'm Dancin'")
  • Featured Songs ("Look Ma, I'm Dancin'")
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Sugar Babies Playbill - Nov 1979 Sugar Babies (1979)
Opened Oct 8, 1979
  • Additional Vocal Arrangements
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Good News Playbill - Nov 1974 Good News (1974)
Opened Dec 23, 1974
  • Musical Supervisor
  • Vocal Arrangements
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Lorelei Playbill - Jan 1974 Lorelei (1974)
Opened Jan 27, 1974
  • Vocal Arrangements
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High Spirits Playbill - May 1964 High Spirits (1964)
Opened Apr 7, 1964
  • Book
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  • Vocal Direction and Arrangements
  • Vocal Coach
High Spirits - May 1964
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Hazel Flagg Playbill - Sept 1953 Hazel Flagg (1953)
Opened Feb 11, 1953
  • Choral Arrangements and Direction
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Top Banana Playbill - Dec 1951 Top Banana (1951)
Opened Nov 1, 1951
  • Vocal Arrangements and Direction
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Make a Wish Playbill - April 1951 Make a Wish (1951)
Opened Apr 18, 1951
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  • Vocal Arrangements
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Playbill - Dec 1949 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949)
Opened Dec 8, 1949
  • Vocal Direction and Arrangements
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Awards

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