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Remembering 'Christmas' Songwriter Hugh Martin

Songwriter Hugh Martin, who co-wrote the classic song "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" for Judy Garland's 1944 movie, Meet Me in St. Louis died on Friday. He was 96. Fresh Air remembers Martin with highlights from a 1989 interview.


Martin Looks Back at 'Merry Little Christmas'

Songwriter Hugh Martin, now 95, collaborated with Ralph Blaine on a holiday classic: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." The song was made famous by Judy Garland in the 1944 film Meet Me in St. Louis. Since then, many different versions have been recorded with changes in lyrics. This interview first aired on Dec. 22, 2006.

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Hugh Martin's 'Hidden Treasures' Explored.

Martin wrote "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" for Meet Me in St. Louis, along with dozens of other songs for MGM and Broadway musicals. His career is celebrated on a new CD with essays.

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