Ken Welch

Music Department, Writer, Producer

Music Department, Writer, Producer


Ken Welch was born on February 4, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Kenneth Howard Welch. He is known for his work on Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments (1973), The Carol Burnett Show (1967) and The Magical World of Disney (1954). He was married to Mitzie Welch. He died on January 26, 2019 in Encino, California, USA.
Birth date
1926-02-04
Death date
2019-01-26
Awards
Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 14 nominations.

Known For


The Carol Burnett Show
The Carol Burnett Show
Music Department (1971-1978)
The Magical World of Disney
The Magical World of Disney
Music Department (1981-1986)
Linda in Wonderland
Linda in Wonderland
Writer (1980)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Music departmentCarol Burnett: Show Stoppers
(TV Special) (composer: song "A Mackie Rag")
2001
Music departmentMen, Movies & Carol
(TV Movie documentary) (music material)
1994
Music departmentThe 59th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (special musical material)
1987
Music departmentCarol, Carl, Whoopi and Robin
(TV Special) (special music material)
1987
Music departmentThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode) - Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration (1986) ... (music arranger)
1986
Music departmentThe NBC All Star Hour
(TV Special) (composer: additional music)
1985
Music departmentBurnett Discovers Domingo
(TV Special) (special musical material)
1984
Music departmentTexaco Star Theater: Opening Night
(TV Special) (carol & sammy medley prepared by)
1982
Music departmentThe Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour
(TV Series) (musical material - 1 episode) - Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (musical material)
1978
Music departmentThe Carol Burnett Show
(TV Series) (composer - 110 episodes, 1971 - 1978) (creator - 33 episodes, 1975 - 1977) - A Special Evening with Carol Burnett (1978) ... (composer: additional special material) - Episode #10.23 (1977) ... (creator: musical numbers) - Episode #10.22 (1977) ... (creator: musical numbers) - Episode #10.21 (1977) ... (creator: musical numbers) - Episode #10.20 (1977) ... (creator: musical numbers) Show all 142 episodes
Music departmentHusbands, Wives & Lovers
(TV Series) (composer: theme music)
1978
Music departmentThe Sentry Collection Presents Ben Vereen: His Roots
(TV Movie) (composer: song "See You Tomorrow in Class")
1978
Music department'Twas the Night Before Christmas
(TV Special) (musical numbers created by)
1977
Music departmentCarpenters Very First Television Special
(TV Special) (musical material)
1976
Music departmentA Special Olivia Newton-John
(TV Special) (special music material)
1976
Music departmentBarbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments
(TV Special) (special musical material)
1973
Music departmentDuke Ellington... We Love You Madly
(TV Special) (musical arranger)
1973
Music departmentJulie and Carol at Lincoln Center
(TV Special) (musical treatments)
1971
Music departmentAn Evening with Burt Bacharach
(TV Special) (music associate)
1970
Music departmentThe Jim Nabors Hour
(TV Series) (special music material - 1 episode) - Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (special music material)
1969
Music departmentGomer Pyle: USMC
(TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode) - Showtime with Sgt. Carol (1969) ... (music arranger: medley)
1969
Music departmentThe Kraft Music Hall
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Johnny Carson Friars' Roast (1968) ... (music)
1968
Music departmentCarol + 2
(TV Special) (musical numbers produced and written by)
1966
Music departmentAn Evening with Carol Burnett
(TV Special) (creator: musical numbers)
1963
Music departmentThe Garry Moore Show
(TV Series) (musical material - 3 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (music material - 1 episode, 1962) - Robert Goulet, Barbra Streisand, Allen and Rossi (1962) ... (musical material) - Julie Andrews, Roy Castle (1962) ... (musical material) - Barbara McNair, Alan King (1962) ... (music material) - Tony Martin, Frank Fontaine (1961) ... (musical material)
RoleTitleYear
WriterManilow: Music and Passion
(TV Special)
2006
WriterUltimate Manilow!
(TV Special) (written by)
2002
WriterMen, Movies & Carol
(TV Movie documentary)
1994
WriterThe Carol Burnett Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode dated 22 November 1991 (1991) ... (writer)
1991
WriterAmerica's All-Star Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor
(TV Special documentary)
1989
WriterCarol, Carl, Whoopi and Robin
(TV Special)
1987
WriterBarbara Mandrell's Christmas: A Family Reunion
(TV Special)
1986
WriterThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration (1986) ... (writer)
1986
WriterNeil Diamond... Hello Again
(TV Movie)
1986
WriterThe NBC All Star Hour
(TV Special)
1985
WriterBurnett Discovers Domingo
(TV Special)
1984
WriterLinda in Wonderland
(TV Movie)
1980
WriterDolly and Carol in Nashville
(TV Special)
1979
WriterSills and Burnett at the Met
(TV Special)
1976
WriterBarbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments
(TV Special) (dialogue written by)
1973
WriterJulie and Carol at Lincoln Center
(TV Special)
1971
WriterJulie and Carol at Carnegie Hall
(TV Special documentary) (writer)
1962
RoleTitleYear
ProducerMen, Movies & Carol
(TV Movie documentary) (producer)
1994
ProducerLife of the Party: The Story of Beatrice
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1982
ProducerThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (producer)
1981
ProducerLinda in Wonderland
(TV Movie) (producer)
1980
ProducerThe Hal Linden Special
(TV Special) (producer)
1979
ProducerDolly and Carol in Nashville
(TV Special) (producer)
1979
ProducerThe Star Wars Holiday Special
(TV Movie) (producer)
1978
ProducerThe Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour
(TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (producer) - Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (producer)
1978
Producer'Twas the Night Before Christmas
(TV Special) (producer)
1977
ProducerJohn Davidson at Notre Dame
(TV Special) (producer)
1967
ProducerThe Kraft Summer Music Hall
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (1966) ... (producer)
1966
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode) - Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (2007) ... (music: "You're So London" - uncredited)
2007
SoundtrackThe Wonderful World of Disney
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2005) (music - 1 episode, 2005) - Once Upon a Mattress (2005) ... (lyrics: "That Baby Of Mine") / (music: "That Baby Of Mine")
SoundtrackMovers & Shakers
(lyrics: "Can't We Go Home Again") / (music: "Can't We Go Home Again")
1985
SoundtrackThe Star Wars Holiday Special
(TV Movie) (writer: "This Minute Now", "Good Night But Not Goodbye", "A Day To Celebrate" - uncredited)
1978
SoundtrackThe Carol Burnett Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #5.20 (1972) ... (writer: "The World Is A Concerto / Make Your Own Kind Of Music")
1972
SoundtrackJulie and Carol at Carnegie Hall
(TV Special documentary) (arranger: "Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be") / (writer: "No Mozart Tonight", "You're So London", "From Switzerland: The Pratt Family)
1962
RoleTitleYear
ComposerMovers & Shakers1985
ComposerThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981)
1981
ComposerLinda in Wonderland
(TV Movie)
1980
ComposerThe Hal Linden Special
(TV Special)
1979
ComposerAnother Evening with Burt Bacharach
(TV Special)
1970
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Jack Parr
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.166 (1961) ... Self - Episode #2.229 (1959) ... Self - Dody Goodman, Peggy Cass, Pat Harrington, Jim Thorne, Ken & Mitzie Welch (1959) ... Self - Episode #2.154 (1959) ... Self - Episode #2.121 (1959) ... Self
1959-1961