Sy Oliver Net Worth

Sy Oliver Net Worth is
$10 Million

Sy Oliver Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Born into a musical family, Sy Oliver was an arranger, composer, trumpet player and occasional vocalist. He worked for the Jimmie Lunceford band from 1933-39, and is credited with creating that band's distinct sound. From 1939-42 he worked for Tommy Dorsey's band. He is considered to be one of the main contributors to the sound of "swing" in the ...

Full NameSy Oliver
Date Of BirthDecember 17, 1910
Place Of BirthBattle Creek, Michigan, United States
ProfessionSoundtrack, Music Department
Star SignSagittarius
1In 1954 he was hired as Musical Director for the newly formed Bell Records.
2June 26, 1950, he leads his orchestra for the first American version of the French songs "La Vie en rose" and "C'est si bon". "La Vie en rose" was written by Louiguy (music) and Édith Piaf (lyrics) in 1946 and "C'est si bon" was written by Henri Betti (music) and André Hornez (lyrics) in 1947. The English lyrics of "La Vie en rose" were written by Mack David and the English lyrics of "C'est si bon" were written by Jerry Seelen. The recording took place in New York and the songs were sung by Louis Armstrong.
3Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 2000.


Who's Doing the Dishes?2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
By the Sea2015writer: "Dream of You"
Get Him to the Greek2010writer: "T'Ain't What You Do It's The Way That You Do It"
Youth in Revolt2009writer: "T'Ain't What You Do It's the Way That You Do It"
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day2008writer: "T'Aint What You Do It's the Way That Cha Do It" - as Oliver
Banda sonora2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Everyone's Hero2006writer: "What You Do"
The Game of Their Lives2005writer: "Opus One"
The Notebook2004writer: "Opus One" 1943
Dean Martin: The One and Only2004Video documentary music: "Opus One" - uncredited
Showgirls: Glitz & Angst2003TV Movie documentary writer: "Opus One"
Cuéntame2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Focus2001/Iwriter: "'Taint What You Do It's the Way That Cha DoIt" 1939
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells2000TV Movie writer: "Opus One"
Just Looking1999writer: "Opus One"
Swing1999writer: "T'Aint What You Do"
Lolita1997writer: "T'ain't What You Do It's The Way That Cha Do It"
Chloé1996TV Movie performer: "La Vie en Rose", "C'est si bon"
Baseball1994TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
With Honors1994writer: "Dream of You"
American MastersTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 1989 writer - 1 episode, 1989
Radio Days1987writer: "Opus One" 1943
The Flamingo Kid1984writer: "Yes, Indeed"
Top of the Pops1982TV Series writer - 1 episode
Emu's World1982TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cher1975TV Series music - 1 episode
Shindig!1964TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Jack Benny Program1961TV Series music - 1 episode
The Nat King Cole Show1957TV Series music - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1957TV Series music - 1 episode
The Mills Brothers on Parade1956Short music: "Opus One"
Go Man Go1954lyrics: "Go, Man, Go!" / music: "Go, Man, Go!"
The Dorsey Brothers' Encore1953Short writer: "Yes Indeed"
The Frank Sinatra Show1952TV Series writer - 1 episode
Meet Danny Wilson1951writer: "Lonesome Man Blues" - uncredited
The Admiral Broadway Revue1949TV Series writer - 1 episode
Thrill of a Romance1945music: "Opus One" - uncredited
Gals, Incorporated1943music: "Can't Get Stuff In Your Cuff" - uncredited

Music Department

Broadway Rhythm1944orchestrator
Girl Crazy1943orchestrator
Du Barry Was a Lady1943orchestrator
Ship Ahoy1942orchestrator / vocal arranger


Le grand échiquier1973TV SeriesHimself
Jimmie Lunceford and His Dance Orchestra1936ShortHimself - Band Member (uncredited)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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