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10549 Rocca Place place photo Harry Nilsson's 7,640 square foot home at 10549 Rocca Place in Bel Air, California , was designed by architect Eugene Kupper . The five-bedroom, seven-bath home features both canyon and ocean views. The home was built on about one-acre of land in 1977. [1] ...
23960 Long Valley Rd place photo As his family outgrew the custom-built Nilsson House in Bel Air , Harry moved his family to Upper Nyack, New York . But, when he took over the reigns of Hawkeye Entertainment , he moved to a five-bedroom home at 23960 Long Valley Rd in Hidden Hills, ...
549-56-5159 circle photo Harry Nilsson's Social Security Number ( SSN ), 549565159, was issued to him in California in 1957. [1]  [1] Public Records Search
7708 Woodrow Wilson Drive place photo Before he moved to his custom built home in Bel Air , Harry Nilsson lived at 7708 Woodrow Wilson Dr in Los Angeles, California , in the Hollywood Hills West area. The six-bedroom home was originally built in 1951.   Built for Natalie Wood by her parents ...
Aerial Pandemonium Ballet photo campaign To capitalize on the success of "Everybody's Talkin' " which became a big hit after it appeared in Midnight Cowboy , Harry Nilsson remixed selected tracks from his first two RCA albums, Pandemonium Shadow Show and Aerial Ballet and released them ...
Brandy Alexander music_note photo Seeing Ron Sexsmith drinking a Brandy Alexander at a party, Leslie Feist asked about the drink. He told her the story of John Lennon's and Harry Nilsson's addiction to the drink during Lennon's "Lost Weekend ."   Inspired by the story, Feist wrote the lyrics to "Brandy Alexander" which ...
Curzon Place place photo Harry Nilsson once owned apartment #12 at 9 Curzon Place in London, England . Curzon Place is a cul-de-sac off of Curzon Street in Mayfair. Built in the 1700s, the building was located near the Playboy Club and several casinos.   The building was gutted ...
Derek Taylor person photo On September 8, 1997, Harry Nilsson's friend Derek Taylor died at his home in Suffolk, England , after a long illness. He was 65.   Derek Taylor was born in Liverpool, England on May 7, 1932. He was educated in the city and became a journalist for "The ...
Diane Nilsson person photo Diane Nilsson was Harry Nilsson's second wife.   Diane Clatworthy was born on June 20, 1947 in Los Angeles, California , to Allen Sinclair Clatworthy and Leola Maxine Snow.   Bob Segarini introduced Diane to Harry in 1967. Diane was the secretary ...
Dinsdale circle photo Annette Walter-Lax was drummer Keith Moon’s girlfriend during the last few years of Moon's life. The book, The Last Four Years: A Rock Noir Romance: Living with Rock's Wildest Drummer of All Time , which Walter-Lax wrote with author Spencer Brown ...
Doug McKenzie person photo Doug McKenzie took the press photo of Harry Nilsson used on the cover of Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter by Alyn Shipton and the Losst and Founnd album.
Duit On Mon Dei article photo By Curtis Armstrong and Diane Nilsson Originally Published in Everybody's Talkin' Spring 1997   "Duit On Mon Dei" is a phrase which has intrigued Harry Nilsson fans for some time. Duit on Mon Dei is the name Harry gave to the album he had ...
Early Promotional Photo photo Harry Nilsson strikes a pensive pose in this early RCA promotional photograph.  
Elizabeth Nilsson person photo Harry Nilsson's mother Elizabeth Nilsson (born "Elizabeth Martin") was known as "Bette" to the family. She was born in 1920 in New York to Charles Augustus Martin and Florence Madeline Martin (nee Stotz). She had one brother, John , and a sister, Mary ...
From Brooklyn to Hollywood event_note photo "From Brooklyn to Hollywood" was a concert celebrating the Hollywood composers, songs, and stars from Brooklyn, New York . The concert pays tribute to Neil Diamond , Harry Nilsson , and Barbra Streisand as well as such films as "The Kid From Brooklyn ," "It Happened in Brooklyn ," and ...
Gil Garfield person photo Gil Garfield was one of Nilsson's earliest supporters. He cowrote several songs with Harry Nilsson including "Paradise " which was recorded by the Ronettes in 1965.     Gilbert Ivan Garfield was born on May 30, 1933, to Harold and Harriet Garfield. ...
Harry and The Bear photo Inside the gatefold cover of Harry Nilsson's Harry album are some photographs of Harry with a bear. Harry's friend Bill Martin donned the bear suit for the photo session.   Interviewed by John Scheinfeld for the Nilsson documentary , Bill Martin ...
Harry Nilsson at Beatlefest photo From 1982 to 1992 Harry Nilsson attended most of the Beatlefest conventions, selling kisses to raise money for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and sometimes joining the band on-stage.   Harry Nilsson was in the room when Mark Lapidos pitched the ...
Harry Nilsson Tribute Concert event_note photo A note from Roger Smith : Many of the photographs used in this article were taken with an early digital camera and are, therefore, not very good. The better quality photographs were scanned from film prints. I have additional print photographs from Harryfest ...
Harry Strikes a Pose for Shelly Fuller photo I was in awe of Harry at the L.A. Beatlefest in 1981 - but not so much that I couldn't ask him to autograph my cardboard stand-up of Ringo from Stop and Smell the Roses . He even obliged when I asked him if I could take a picture of him with a rose ...
Harry's Father in 1939 circle photo Harry's father, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. , was about 22 years old when photographed in 1939. The photograph was attached to his registration for a Seamen's Protection Certificate (a form of identification carried by American seamen) . Nilsson used the name ...
Harry's Father's World War II Draft Card circle photo Harry Nilsson's father listed "Betty Nilsson " as his wife and General Motors as his employer on his World War II draft registration card in 1940.   Several Brooklyn, New York , addresses are listed - with all but one scratched out:   721 Macon St ...
Harry's Grave Site photo Harry Nilsson died on January 15, 1994. Harry's grave site is in the Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village, California .   A few notes from Harry's "Remember (Christmas) " adorn the marker.    
Harryfest 1999 photo Harryfest 1999 took place in Covington, Kentucky , just across the river from Cincinnati . The Harryfest was held July 16 through 18.  
Harryfest 2002 photo Harryfest 2002 was held in Orlando, Florida , in June.
How to Be a Working Comic: An Insider's Guide to a Career in Stand-Up Comedy book photo In an interview with the author of How to Be a Working Comic: An Insider's Guide to a Career in Stand-Up Comedy , Tommy Smothers reveals what led up to the infamous "Troubadour " incident. After the cancellation of the Smothers Brothers TV show, Tommy performed as a solo act: I had been ...
How Wright You Are theater_comedy photo In 1968, Harry Nilsson began work on a Broadway musical he conceived about the Wright Brothers . To help write the book for "How Wright You Are," Nilsson enlisted David Sontag [1] and John Bradford [2] . Nilsson would provide the score. They intended ...
Interview with the Author of Harry & Me article photo Neil Watson Neil Watson is the writer of a new book, Harry & Me , which collects remembrances from fans of Harry Nilsson and stories from people who knew and worked with Harry. I spent weeks badgering Neil for an interview. Finally, he ...
Jughead Schmughead - Jughead Pays Tribute to Harry Nilsson's Fans photo In issue #108 of the Jughead comics author Craig Boldman paid tribute to Harry Nilsson's fans (who sometimes call themselves "Harryheads").  
Jughead {#108} book photo In issue #108 of the Jughead comics author Craig Boldman paid tribute to Harry Nilsson and to the fans of Harry's (who call themselves "Harryheads ").   In the story, Jughead Jones tells a bizarre bedtime story loosely based on The Point! and ...
Kiefo Nilsson person photo Kiefo Nilsson is the son of Harry Nilsson .   Kiefo was born on June 15, 1985, in New York.   Kiefo began playing bass at age 11 and studied with Bart Samolis , Marshall Hawkins , Victor Wooten , Carol Kaye and Mitch Haupers . He played bass ...
Letter to Zak Nilsson from Paul McCartney circle photo On February 16, 2019, Zak Nilsson posted the following to Facebook [1]   I got this letter from Paul McCartney the other day. He heard I had cancer and sent me this note. I was very touched that Harry’s friendship meant this much to Paul.   2 ...
Margo Guryan person photo Margo Guryan wrote "Think of Rain " which Harry Nilsson recorded during his Aerial Ballet sessions. The recording remains unreleased.   He promised he would let me hear it, but we learned that although the song was listed on a tape box it was spliced out by Harry. Apparently he did ...
Martoni's place photo Martoni's Italian Restaurant at 1523 Cahuenga Blvd in Hollywood, California , opened in 1960 and quickly became a favorite of Hollywood's elite, especially musicians.   In "When Harry Met E. J. " artist/writer/photographer/musician/..., E. J. Gold , recalls ...
Nilsson House Windmill photo In 1977, Harry Nilsson moved into his custom-designed house in Bel Air . Behind the Nilsson House stood a wooden windmill.   In the photo, which was probably taken around 1999 when the house was listed for sale, the windmill appears to be in a state of ...
Nilsson! photo From February 15 to April 1, 1998, the Muziektheater in Amsterdam, Holland , presented "Nilsson! " a play based on the life and music of Harry Nilsson .
Picture Pop Sticker #64 business photo In 1974, Panini-Modena released "Picture Pop Sticker #64" featuring a photograph of Harry Nilsson on the front and a brief biography of the singer/songwriter on the back.   The bio on the back says:   NILSSON Born Harry Nilsson Schmisson in ...
Popeye Village photo The extensive sets created on Malta for the movie Popeye are still standing and are the basis of a tourist park.  
Ray Bradbury Letter circle photo Back in 1998, I wrote a letter to Ray Bradbury asking about Harry Nilsson's desire to name his first RCA album "Something Wicked This Way Comes ." I was a little surprised and greatly pleased to receive the following response. -- Roger Smith Dear Roger,   Thanks for your good ...
Realistic STA-2000D "Everything System" circle photo The photo illustrating the Realistic   STA-2000D "Everything System" in the 1980 Radio Shack catalog shows a woman relaxing and holding a glass of Champagne in one hand and Harry Nilsson's Nilsson Schmilsson album in the other.  
Richard Perry person photo Richard Perry has produced at least fifteen gold records including Harry Nilsson's best-selling album, Nilsson Schmilsson .   Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York , Perry contracted polio when he was twelve. Overcoming the disease, he became a ...
Ringo, Zak, and Harry photo Ringo Starr , Zak Nilsson , and Harry Nilsson posed for this photo around 1992, probably during Ringo's Time Takes Time recording sessions.
Sally Forth chat_bubble_outline photo The Sally Forth comic strip published in newspapers on December 8, 2011, refers to Harry Nilsson and Ziggy's Gift .  
San Francisco Studios place photo A touch of Harry Nilsson's humor was captured in concrete in San Francisco, California . The "Starwalk"[1] was located on Seventh St. between Folsom and Harrison in front of what was, at the time, the home of San Francisco Studios . In addition to Nilsson, ...
Skidoo photo Harry Nilsson wrote music for the film Skidoo and makes a short appearance in the film.   The film premiered in Miami Beach, Florida , on December 19, 1968.   Invited to the premier were Harry's father and his father's wife, Lois. The couple had ...
The Beach Boys: An American Band videocam photo Harry Nilsson crashed the Beach Boys July 4, 1982, concert on The National Mall in Washington, D. C. . Ringo Starr played drums during the concert. Harry can be briefly spotted in the film of the event as shown in the documentary, The Beach Boys: An ...
The Story Behind the Photo of Anne Murray and the Hollywood Vampires circle photo On November 21, 1973, Richard Creamer took this famous photo of John Lennon , Anne Murray , Harry Nilsson , Alice Cooper , Kieth Moon , and Mickey Dolenz at the Troubadour . It is a part of the Michael Ochs Archives . [1]   In 1973, in an attempt ...
Time Magazine book photo Harry Nilsson was pictured on the cover of the February 12, 1973, issue of Time Magazine.   The Time Magazine cover was one of the very few pieces of music memorabilia Harry openly displayed in his home. [1]   Harry's son Zak was quoted in the letters ...
Tonight Show videocam photo Harry Nilsson wrote "Tonight Song " as a possible new theme for the Tonight Show when Jay Leno became the host.   On the June 15, 1998, episode of The Tonight Show Ringo Starr was Jay Leno's first guest.   My (soon to be) wife and I visited Los ...
Troubadour place photo On March 12, 1974, Harry Nilsson and John Lennon were escorted out of the Troubadour club in Hollywood, California , because they were heckling the Smothers Brothers during the comedy/music duo's "comeback" performance.   Harry Nilsson said the ...
Weddings: Miss Bettee Martin / Mr. Harry Nilsson, Jr. event_note photo Harry Nilsson's parents, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. and Bette Martin , were married on September 16, 1940. An announcement of their upcoming nuptials appeared in The Morning News ( Wilmington, Delaware ) on September 12.   The announcement states that ...
Why is a Mouse That Spins? article photo By Roger Smith Originally published in Everybody's Talkin' Volume 1997.2   On the back of Harry Nilsson's Aerial Ballet album cover is the cryptic message "Why is a mouse that spins." I suppose I'm not the only Harry fan to have puzzled over the ...
Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator circle photo Aerial Pandemonium Ballet Ad RCA used an 1863 poster advertising "Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator" in a magazine advertisement for Harry Nilsson's 1971 Aerial Pandemonium Ballet album.   A Seattle, ...
Working on the Harry & Me Book Cover photo For the cover of Harry & Me , author Neil Watson bought a used refrigerator for about 20 quid ($30). During the photo session, he stood behind the door holding it in place.