Billy Byers

Music Department, Composer, Soundtrack

Music Department, Composer, Soundtrack


Birth date
1927-05-01
Death date
1996-05-01
Awards
Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.

Known For


Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies
Music Department (1990)
Baryshnikov on Broadway
Baryshnikov on Broadway
Music Department (1980)
Christmas in Washington
Christmas in Washington
Music Department (1984)
The Magical World of Disney
The Magical World of Disney
Music Department (1981)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Music departmentChristmas in Washington
(TV Special) (music arranger - as William Byers)
1991
Music departmentThe 1st Annual American Teacher Awards
(TV Special) (arranger)
1990
Music departmentThe 62nd Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (orchestrator)
1990
Music departmentLord of the Flies
(orchestrator)
1990
Music departmentMusic Box
(orchestrator)
1989
Music departmentThe Bear
(orchestrator)
1988
Music departmentA Few Days with Me
(conductor - as Bill Byers)
1988
Music departmentLa maison assassinée
(conductor - as Bill Byers)
1988
Music departmentLes innocents
(orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
1987
Music departmentComédie!
(conductor - as Bill Byers)
1987
Music departmentEvery Time We Say Goodbye
(conductor: original music - as Bill Byers)
1986
Music departmentThe Manhattan Project
(orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
1986
Music departmentScene of the Crime
(orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
1986
Music departmentPirates
(conductor - as Bill Byers)
1986
Music departmentHarem
(conductor)
1985
Music departmentLa tentation d'Isabelle
(conductor)
1985
Music departmentHors-la-loi
(conductor - as Bill Byers)
1985
Music departmentChristmas in Washington
(TV Special) (arranger)
1984
Music departmentHappy Easter
(conductor)
1984
Music departmentRomantic Comedy
(orchestrator - uncredited)
1983
Music departmentTexaco Star Theater: Opening Night
(TV Special) (musical director - as Bill Byers)
1982
Music departmentKraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary
(TV Special) (music arrangements)
1982
Music departmentThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode) - Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (music arranger)
1981
Music departmentZorro: The Gay Blade
(orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
1981
Music departmentThe 53rd Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (musical arrangements)
1981
Music departmentLinda in Wonderland
(TV Movie) (music arranger)
1980
Music departmentBaryshnikov on Broadway
(TV Special documentary) (music arranger)
1980
Music departmentKraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary
(TV Special) (music arrangements)
1980
Music departmentHanging In
(TV Series) (composer - 4 episodes) - Sleep with the Fishes (1979) ... (composer: theme music) - Lou's Little Problem (1979) ... (composer: theme music) - Old Girlfriend (1979) ... (composer: theme music) - New Man on Campus (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
1979
Music departmentShirley MacLaine at the Lido
(TV Special) (music arranger)
1979
Music departmentSammy Stops the World
(orchestrator)
1978
Music departmentThe Star Wars Holiday Special
(TV Movie) (orchestrator)
1978
Music departmentThe Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour
(TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode) - Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (musical director)
1978
Music departmentHappy Birthday, Las Vegas
(TV Special) (musical director - as William Byers)
1977
Music department3 Girls 3
(TV Series) (music arranger - 2 episodes, 1977) (music arranged by - 1 episode, 1977) - Carl Reiner/Tony Curtis (1977) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers) - Steve Martin (1977) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers) - Pilot (1977) ... (music arranged by - as Bill Byers)
Music departmentMitzi... Zings Into Spring
(TV Special) (musical director)
1977
Music departmentBlansky's Beauties
(TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode) - Blansky's Biking Beauty (1977) ... (arranger)
1977
Music departmentSilent Movie
(orchestrator - as Bill Byers)
1976
Music departmentWhite Line Fever
(conductor) / (musical director - uncredited)
1975
Music departmentMitzi and a Hundred Guys
(TV Special) (musical director)
1975
Music departmentThe Towering Inferno
(orchestrator - uncredited)
1974
Music departmentMame
(additional orchestrations)
1974
Music departmentMitzi... A Tribute to the American Housewife
(TV Special) (arranger - as Bill Byers) / (musical director - as Bill Byers)
1974
Music departmentThe Sting
(music arranger - uncredited)
1973
Music departmentThe Borrowers
(TV Movie) (conductor)
1973
Music departmentLisa, Bright and Dark
(TV Movie) (conductor)
1973
Music departmentDon't Call Me Mama Anymore
(TV Special) (orchestrations)
1973
Music departmentLiza with a Z
(TV Special) (musical arranger)
1972
Music departmentFrom Bed to Worse
(Short) (musician)
1971
Music departmentRough Brunch
(Short) (musician)
1971
Music departmentDon't Hustle an Ant with Muscle
(Short) (musician)
1970
Music departmentMumbo Jumbo
(Short) (musician)
1970
Music departmentScience Friction
(Short) (musician)
1970
Music departmentAnts in the Pantry
(Short) (musician)
1970
Music departmentOdd Ant Out
(Short) (musician)
1970
Music departmentA Man Called Horse
(music copyist - uncredited)
1970
Music departmentLoving
(orchestrator - uncredited)
1970
Music departmentScratch a Tiger
(Short) (musician)
1970
Music departmentMusic Scene
(TV Series) (music arranger - 6 episodes, 1969) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1969) - Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (conductor) / (music arranger) - Neil Diamond, Mama Cass Elliot, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (1969) ... (conductor) / (music arranger) - Episode #1.8 (1969) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers) - Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers) - Episode #1.5 (1969) ... (music arranger - as Bill Byers) Show all 6 episodes
Music departmentIsle of Caprice
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentA Pair of Greenbacks
(Short) (musician: trombone)
1969
Music departmentDune Bug
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentNever Bug an Ant
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentTechnology, Phooey
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentExtinct Pink
(Short) (musician: trombone - uncredited)
1969
Music departmentI've Got Ants in My Plans
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentThe Ant from Uncle
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentHasty But Tasty
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentThe Ant and the Aardvark
(Short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentThe Ant and the Aardvark
(TV Series short) (musician)
1969
Music departmentHawks and Doves
(Short) (musician)
1968
Music departmentPoint Blank
(musician: keyboards - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
1967
Music departmentDivorce American Style
(orchestrator - uncredited)
1967
Music departmentThree on a Couch
(orchestrator - uncredited)
1966
Music departmentThe Sandpiper
(orchestrator - uncredited)
1965
Music departmentThe Pawnbroker
(orchestrator - as William Byers)
1964
Music departmentParis Blues
(musical advisor - as William Byers)
1961
Music departmentLes mordus
(music arranger)
1960
RoleTitleYear
ComposerVictor/Victoria
(TV Movie)
1995
ComposerThe Astronauts
(TV Movie)
1982
ComposerAnd They All Lived Happily After
(TV Movie)
1981
ComposerMr. and Mrs. and Mr.
(TV Movie)
1980
ComposerLove, Natalie
(TV Movie)
1980
ComposerA Man Called Sloane
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Samurai (1979) ... (as Bill Byers)
1979
ComposerHanging In
(TV Series)
1979
ComposerGood Heavens
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Queen's Rook Club (1976) - A Night with Brockton (1976)
1976
ComposerThe Streets of San Francisco
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - One Chance to Live (1974) - 45 Minutes from Home (1972)
1972-1974
ComposerBarnaby Jones
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Blind Terror (1973)
1973
ComposerMoonchild
(as Bill Byers)
1972
ComposerHauser's Memory
(TV Movie) (as Bill Byers)
1970
ComposerYoung Americans
(Documentary)
1967
ComposerLe grand bluff1957
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Woman Chaser
(arranger: "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen")
1999
SoundtrackThe Cool of the Evening
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Stan Tracey, Dave Green, Phil Seamen (1968) ... (writer: "Doodle-oodle")
1968
SoundtrackMade in Paris
(arranger: "Goof Proof")
1966
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewEPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration
(TV Special) (principal arranger)
1982