CBS 'Golden Age' Sound Effects Whiz Ray Erlenborn Dies
June 18, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former CBS RADIO NETWORK sound effects creator RAY ERLENBORN, who died JUNE 4 of complications of a bacterial infection in WEST HILLS, CA at 92, according to the LOS ANGELES TIMES.
ERLENBORN worked on several of the most famous shows of radio's "golden age," including BURNS AND ALLEN, EDGAR BERGEN, "BLONDIE," "AMOS 'N' ANDY," and many others, later transitioning to television before his retirement in the 1977. He started as a singer on several LOS ANGELES stations, including KGFJ-A and KFWB-A, before joining CBS's KNX-A in 1937. He also acted on television in the early 1950s.