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Raymond Bernard Evans (February 4, 1915 - February 15, 2007) was an American songwriter. He was a partner in a composing and songwriting duo with Jay Livingston, known for the songs they composed for films. Evans wrote the lyrics and Livingston the music for the songs. February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD (or CE) era. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Lyrics are the words in songs. ...


Livingston and Evans won Academy Awards in 1948 for the song "Buttons and Bows", written for the movie The Paleface; in 1950 for the song "Mona Lisa", written for the movie Captain Carey, U.S.A.; and in 1956 for the song "Que Sera Sera", written for the movie The Man Who Knew Too Much. Livingston and Evans also wrote popular TV themes for shows including Bonanza and Mr. Ed. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The 21st Academy Awards features numerous firsts. ... Buttons and Bows is a popular song. ... The Paleface is a 1948 film. ... The 23rd Academy Awards Ceremony awarded oscars for the best in films in 1950. ... Mona Lisa was an Academy Award-winning song written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston for the film . ... Date: 21 March Host: Jerry Lewis (I); Claudette Colbert (New York City); Joseph L. Mankiewicz (New York City) Location: RKO Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA NBC Century Theatre, New York, USA 1955 was a major turning point and milestone in Oscar history, since United Artists came up with... Whatever Will Be (Que Sera, Sera) (also transposed as Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)) is a popular song, with music by Jay Livingston and lyrics by Ray Evans. ... The Man Who Knew Too Much is a 1956 suspense film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring James Stewart and Doris Day. ... The Bonanza logo was superimposed upon a map of a wild west frontier area. ... Mister Ed was a popular US television comedy show that aired on CBS from 1961-1966. ...


In 1958, the songwriting team was nominated for a Tony Award for the musical Oh, Captain! Evans also collaborated separately with Henry Mancini, Max Steiner, and Victor Young. Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Oh, Captain! was a Broadway musical comedy based on the film The Captains Paradise. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner (born May 10, 1888 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary; died December 28, 1971 in Hollywood, California) was an Austrian-American composer of music for theater production shows and films. ... Victor Young (August 8, 1900 - November 10, 1956) was an Jewish-American composer, violinist and conducter. ...


Evans, who was Jewish,[1] was born in Salamanca, New York. He died at age 92 in Los Angeles, California.[2] For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Salamanca, New York is the name of two locations in Cattaraugus County, New York. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1290. ...


Work on Broadway

  • Sons o' Fun (1941) - revue - featured songwriter
  • Oh Captain! (1958) - musical - co-composer and co-lyricist with Jay Livingston - Tony nomination for Best Musical
  • Let It Ride (1961) - musical - co-composer and co-lyricist with Jay Livingston
  • Sugar Babies (1979) - revue - featured songwriter with Jay Livingston for "The Sugar Baby Bounce"

A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... // 1940s 1949 Kiss Me, Kate - Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Bella and Samuel Spewack. ... Sugar Babies is a musical comedy from the 1970s that was a tribute to the old burlesque era. ...

References

  1. ^ Bloom, Nate (2006-12-19). The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs. InterfaithFamily. Retrieved on 2006-12-19.
  2. ^ "Que Sera composer Ray Evans dies", BBC News, 2007-02-17. Retrieved on 2007-02-17.

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02-5171 -- U.S. v. Evans -- 03/25/2003 (1001 words)
Evans was convicted after a jury trial of (1) conspiring to possess and distribute cocaine base and (2) carrying a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime.
Evans must establish (1) that his counsel made "errors so serious" that his performance could not be considered "reasonable[ ] under prevailing professional norms" and (2) a "reasonable probability that, absent the errors, the factfinder would have had a reasonable doubt respecting guilt." Strickland v.
Evans acknowledges in his appellate brief that his counsel "provided a cell phone number to the court's clerk to contact him if an issue arose in which he was needed to make a decision." Aplt's Br.
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