Dick Marx

Richard H. Marx.

Also known as Marx, Richard Marx
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Discography of Dick Marx:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Marx Makes Broadway 10 Audio 1958 Omega Disk
2 Marx Makes Broadway 10 Audio 1985 Omega Disk
3 Too Much Piano 10 Audio 1955 Brunswick

American jazz pianist, arranger and composer.

(Born: April 12, 1924, Chicago, IL - Died: August 12, 1997, Highland Park, IL)

He married Ruth Marx (née Guildoo) and had a son, [a=Richard Marx], from that marriage.

Marx played piano from childhood, and got his professional start playing in nightclubs in Chicago. In the 1950s he accompanied [a=Helen Merrill] and released several albums under his own name. Starting in the 1960s, he worked extensively in advertising and wrote some of the most popular jingles for brands such as Ken-L Ration, Doublemint, Kellogg's Raisin Bran, Dial Soap, Arm & Hammer, and Nestle Crunch. In 1968, he composed the fight song for the Chicago Blackhawks, [i]Here Come the Hawks[/i], which is still used today. Marx moved to Los Angeles in 1986, where he scored films such as [i]A League of Their Own[/i] and [i]Edwards and Hunt[/i] and TV shows such as [i]Fudge[/i]. He arranged for popular musicians such as [a=Joe Cocker], [a=Yoshiki], and his son, [a=Richard Marx].

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