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Laurence Rosenthal

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Born: November 4, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA Profession: composer

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Without a doubt, audiences and critics alike appreciate Laurence Rosenthal's work which led to his television work being honored with an Emmy. Rosenthal began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the dramatic adaptation "A Raisin in the Sun" (1961) with Sidney Poitier, the Anthony Quinn dramatic adaptation "Requiem For a Heavyweight" (1962) and "The Miracle Worker" (1962) with Anne Bancroft. He followed this honor with songs in "Hotel Paradiso" (1966) with Alec Guinness and the Richard Burton dramatic adaptation "The Comedians" (1967). Rosenthal won a Golden Globe Award for "Becket" in 1964. In the seventies, Rosenthal's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "The Return of a Man Called Horse" (1976) with Richard Harris, the horror feature "The Island of Dr. Moreau" (1977) with Burt Lancaster and the action film "Who'll Stop the Rain?" (1978) with Nick Nolte. His work was also in "Brass Target" (1978). Rosenthal's music was also featured in "Majestic White Horses" (2001), the Shiri Appleby dramatic adaptation "A Time for Dancing" (2002) and the Eddie Murphy comedy "Meet Dave" (2008). Rosenthal most recently appeared on the...

Without a doubt, audiences and critics alike appreciate Laurence Rosenthal's work which led to his television work being honored with an Emmy. Rosenthal began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the dramatic adaptation "A Raisin in the Sun" (1961) with Sidney Poitier, the Anthony Quinn dramatic adaptation "Requiem For a Heavyweight" (1962) and "The Miracle Worker" (1962) with Anne Bancroft. He followed this honor with songs in "Hotel Paradiso" (1966) with Alec Guinness and the Richard Burton dramatic adaptation "The Comedians" (1967). Rosenthal won a Golden Globe Award for "Becket" in 1964. In the seventies, Rosenthal's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "The Return of a Man Called Horse" (1976) with Richard Harris, the horror feature "The Island of Dr. Moreau" (1977) with Burt Lancaster and the action film "Who'll Stop the Rain?" (1978) with Nick Nolte. His work was also in "Brass Target" (1978). Rosenthal's music was also featured in "Majestic White Horses" (2001), the Shiri Appleby dramatic adaptation "A Time for Dancing" (2002) and the Eddie Murphy comedy "Meet Dave" (2008). Rosenthal most recently appeared on the documentary "Stealing America: Vote by Vote" (2008) with Bob Hagan. Rosenthal won an Outstanding Achievement In Music Composition For a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) Primetime Emmy Award for "Peter the Great" in 1986 as well as an Outstanding Achievement In Music Composition For a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) Primetime Emmy Award for "Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna" in 1987. Rosenthal was nominated for a Best Original Song - Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for "The African Elephant" in 1971 as well as for a Music (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score) Academy Award for "Man of La Mancha" in 1972.

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