Born 25 Dec, 1935 , died 12 Jun, 2004. Member of The Belafonte Folk
Singers (guitarist, baritone). Walter who lends his baritone voice
to the Folk Singers as well as accompanying the group on guitar,
received his B.A. in Music at CCNY and his M.A. in Music Education from
Teachers College, Columbia. He is a faculty member of the Neighborhood
Music School and the Metropolitan Music School. Raim has served as
accompanist for singers Geoffrey Holder, Leon Bibb, Ellie Stone and the
Oranim Zabar Israeli Troupe. A member of The Harvesters, a folk quartet,
Walter recorded an album with the group called "Pastures of Plenty" on
the Audio-Video label.
Walter has also produced, arranged and conducted the following albums:
Liberty LST-7330. Chad Mitchell
WS1667. Has also made some
arrangements for Bobby Darin.