Kenneth Howard Welch
1926 - 2019
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February 4, 1926 - January 26, 2019 Ken Welch passed away Saturday morning, January 26, at his home in Encino. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he began his career in music, writing and producing material for the Garry Moore Show and The Kraft Summer Music Hall. In 1970, he and his wife, Mitzie, moved to Los Angeles where they worked as a team, composing music for The Carol Burnett Show for seven seasons. They also wrote and produced material for Barbra Streisand, Barry Manilow, Julie Andrews, Dolly Parton, Linda Lavin, Suzanne Somers, Hal Linden and Bob Hope, among others. Ken is a multiple Emmy Award winner. Surviving him are his two daughters, Julie and Gillian. If you wish to make a donation in his name, you may contribute to Doctors Without Borders. Services will be announced later. If you would like to attend, email your name and contact information to

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Published in Los Angeles Times from Feb. 5 to Feb. 10, 2019.
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