Knowledge Identifier: +Nelson_Riddle
Born in 1921.
Countries: United States (83%), United Kingdom (11%), New Zealand (6%)
Linked to: University of Arizona, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, Ridgewood High School
Frank Sinatra - In 1953, Sinatra signed with Capitol Records, where he worked with many of the finest musical arrangers of the era, most notably Nelson Riddle, Gordon Jenkins, and Billy May. With a series of albums featuring darker emotional material, Sinatra reinvented himself, including In the Wee Small HoursSinatra's first 12" LP and his second collaboration with Nelson RiddleWhere Are You? and Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely.
Lennie Hayton - However, Sinatra later began using a Nelson Riddle arrangement of the song in concert performances and in 1979 he put the Riddle version on record
Jimmy Rowles - Rowles appeared on Fitzgerald's final collaboration with Nelson Riddle, "The Best Is Yet to Come" in 1982
Following the death of Riddle's second wife Naomi in 1998, proceeds from the sale of the Riddle home in Bel Air were used to establish a Nelson Riddle Endowed Chair and library at the University of Arizona, which officially opened in 2001