Wally Harper

Wally Harper

Arranger

Wally Harper, the respected pianist, arranger, composer and musical director who had a long association with the singer Barbara Cook, died the morning of Oct. 8, 2004, according to friends and colleagues. Mr. Harper, who was 62, had entered a Manhattan hospital in recent days. The cause of death was apparently cardiac arrest. He had been in poor health for several years.

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Roles (36)

Barbara Cook's Broadway Playbill - Opening Night, March 2004 Barbara Cook's Broadway! (2004)
Opened Mar 28, 2004
  • Musical Director
  • Pianist
  • Musical Arrangements
Barbara Cook's Broadway - Opening Night
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Mostly Sondheim Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 2002 Mostly Sondheim (2002)
Opened Jan 14, 2002
  • Musical Director
  • Piano
  • Music Arrangements
Mostly Sondheim - Opening Night
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Company Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1995 Company (1995)
Opened Oct 5, 1995
  • Original Dance Music Arrangements
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The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public - Opening Night, May 1994 The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public (1994)
Opened May 10, 1994
  • Musical Supervisor
  • Dance arrangements
  • Vocal arrangements
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A Grand Night for Singing Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1993 A Grand Night for Singing (1993)
Opened Nov 17, 1993
  • Dance Arrangements
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Tommy Tune Tonite Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1992 Tommy Tune Tonite! (1992)
Opened Dec 28, 1992
  • Arrangements and/or orchestrations
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My Favorite Year Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1992 My Favorite Year (1992)
Opened Dec 10, 1992
  • Dance Arrangements
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Grand Hotel Playbill - Nov 1989 Grand Hotel (1989)
Opened Nov 12, 1989
  • Additional Music
  • Musical Supervisor
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Barbara Cook A Concert for Theatre Playbill - Opening Night, April 97 Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (1987)
Opened Apr 15, 1987
  • Conducted
  • Original songs composed
  • Music Arrangements
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre - Opening Night
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The Three Musketeers Playbill - Nov 1984 The Three Musketeers (1984)
Opened Nov 11, 1984
  • Dance Arrangements
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1987 Outstanding Orchestrations Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre Nominee
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