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American organist and the composer of many film scores that were added to silent movies released on video tape or disks (born Aug. 3, 1905, Germany - died Nov. 20, 2000, California, USA). Although Gaylord Carter was born in Germany, his family soon immigrated to Wichita, Kansas, where his father opened a music conservatory and received a position as a church organist. Gaylord was a precocious musician, playing at age ten at the Congregational Church in Wichita. At 14, Gaylord began playing organ for children's matinees at a Wichita theater. The Carter family moved to Los Angeles in 1922 and Gaylord completed high school at Lincoln High School there. He soon took a job as an piano accompanist in a local film theater, beginning a life-long professional career. While working at the Seville Theatre in Inglewood, California, Gaylord was noticed by Harold Lloyd who was in attendance to gauge audience reactions to one of his films. Lloyd, impressed with the young Carter, personally recommended Gaylord for his first important appointment as a theatre accompanist. Gaylord was hired in 1926, at age 21, as theatre organist at Sid Grauman's Million-Dollar Theatre in Los Angeles. Carter played at several of the top movie palaces in Los Angeles during the end of...  Read More

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Classic Film Themes For Organ  Gaylord Carter Classic Film Themes For Organ CD, LP   3 listed $6 - $12 View All
  Gaylord Carter Flicker Fingers LP   1 listed $25  Details 
  Gaylord Carter Ting-a-ling 7"   1 listed $1  Details 
  Gaylord Carter - Classic Film Themes For Organ: Ki Gaylord Carter CD   1 listed $22  Details 
  Carter, gaylord/wurlitzer-orgel - Classic Film Them Carter,gaylord DVD   1 listed $66  Details 
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