M. Russel Goudey

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Please note that this bio was last published in the 1979 or 1980 City Calendar
It may be seriously out of date, and Englewoodbook.org appreciates any contribution to update it.

M. Russel Goudey

M. Russel Goudey
Born Apr. 22, 1907
Allston, MA
Died 3/16/2002
Walpole, MA
Nationality American
Occupation Musician
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Music
Children Jay Russel Goudey (CA); William Henry Alan Goudey (VT): and Frederick Phillip Goudey (New Jersey); a daughter, Jacqueline Goudey-Megquier (Foxboro,MA)

M. Russel Goudey - internationally noted music director, Mr. Goudey started his career in 1921 as a radio pioneer Station IXE, on the Tufts College campus near Boston. Following training at New England Conservatory and Dartmouth College, postgraduate study in Europe, he became conductor for Philco Radio Corp. of London. Later invited to direct radio programs in Latin America, he became expert in the colorful indigenous music of our neighbor countries. Returning to U.S.A. in 1941 as musicologist at NBC until engaged to establish Brazilian & Argentine catalogs for Southern Peer Music Publishing Company, then did the same for Warner Bros. Active during the war in cultural relations between the U.S. and Latin America, with the offices of Coordinator of InterAmerican Affairs & the Pan-American Union. He was advisor to the broadcasting industry and consultant to many units of motion picture productions, including Walt Disney. More recently he served as president of American Society of Music Arrangers and on the executive board of the National Music Council.[1]


  1. Staff Writer. "1979 City of Englewood Calendar". Calendar. City of Englewood.