TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:||November 7, 2012|
|Born:||December 4, 1940||Cause of Death:||Parkinson's Disease|
|Birth Place:||South Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA||Profession:||Music ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Received Frank Huntinton Beebe Fellowship to study musicology in Austria; also performed there
Became head of the Mannes College of Music prep school in New York
Directed documentary short film "Sweet Sounds," produced by Merchant-Ivory Productions
First major feature film credit, composing music on Merchant-Ivory film "The Europeans"
Played a cameo role of a man turning on some music in "The Bostonians"
First feature credit in a film not directed by James Ivory, "My Little Girl," which nonetheless featured Merchant-Ivory Productions as one of its co-producers; also composed the song "Alice's Song" film
Composed music for PBS-TV's American Playhouse presentation of "Love and Other Sorrows"
First feature credit on which Merchant-Ivory productions were not involved, "Bail Jumper"
Received first Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score for "Howards End"
Garnered second Oscar nomination for "The Remains of the Day"
Directed another short documentary film "Street Musicians of Bombay"
Collaborated with painter Michael Schell on "Via Crucis," a musical and visual collage representing the Stations of the Cross
Composed music for "Jefferson in Paris"
Final non-Merchant-Ivory film with his compositions, "The Girl"
Last Merchant-Ivory film to feature his music, "The White Countess"
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute