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Broadway To Hollywood

Aram Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite & Gayne S…

Dmitry Kabalevsky: Highlights From The Comedi…

Airport (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

The Golden Age Of Hollywood, Vol. 4
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Biography:
Born: 1900/03/17
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Years Active: 1930-1970
Genres: Cast Recordings/Cabaret, Pop, Soundtracks

Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900- February 17, 1970) was an American composer, arranger, and conductor of music for films. In a career which spanned over forty years, Newman composed music for over two hundred films. He was one of the most respected film score composers of his time, and is today regarded as one of the greatest film score composers in history. Along with such composers as Max Steiner, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Franz Waxman, and Miklós Rózsa, Newman played a major part in creating the tradition of composing original music for films. Newman also conducted the music for many film adaptations of Broadway musicals, as well as many original Hollywood musicals. He won Oscars for ad... Continue Bio >>

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