Thursday, October 16, 2008

Neal Hefti, composer of 'Batman' theme, dies -

Neal Hefti, composer of 'Batman' theme, dies - "Neal Hefti, a Big Band trumpeter, arranger and composer of themes for the movie 'The Odd Couple' and the 'Batman' television series, has died. He was 85.
Hefti died Saturday at his home, said his son Paul Hefti.
Neal Hefti's notable achievements include the iconic theme of the 1960s superhero series 'Batman,' which became a Top 40 hit and won a Grammy Award in 1966 for best instrumental theme. He also composed music for 'The Odd Couple,' 'Barefoot in the Park' and 'Harlow,' which featured his classic track 'Girl Talk.'"


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