The Original Mickey Mouse Club Show

Buddy Baker (1918-2002)

The Music Director

A self-taught musician as a child, Buddy came to Disney a year before the start of the Mickey Mouse Club. For twenty years he directed the last music department at any Hollywood studio, before leaving to head up the Music School at USC.


Born Norman Dale Baker in Springfield, Missouri, on January 4, 1918.



Married to Charlotte in 1976.


ied of natural causes in Sherman Oaks, CA on July 26, 2002

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