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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 27, 1995|
|Born:||April 18, 1907||Cause of Death:||pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Budapest, HU||Profession:||Music ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Began studying violin (date approximate)
In his 20s, wrote first ballet score
Scored Zoltan Korda's impressive adventure "The Four Feathers"
Wrote an ornate dramatic score for "The Thief of Bagdad"
Scored "The Jungle Book"
Began association with Billy Wilder with his extraordinary score for the director's "Five Graves to Cairo"
Wrote memorable noir music for the Wilder classic "Double Indemnity"
Employed the eerie harmonics of a theramin in his score for "The Lost Weekend"
Composed the enchanting Oscar-winning score for "Spellbound"
Won second Academy Award for his work on "A Double Life"
Composed the spare but powerful music of "The Asphalt Jungle"
Scored Joseph L Mankiewicz's "Julius Caesar"
Wrote the moving score for the Vincent Van Gogh biopic "Lust for Life"
Scored the Biblical epic "Ben-Hur", winning his third Academy Award
Wrote an appropriately grand score for the epic "El Cid"
Returned to Hungary for first time since he left
Served as music director for Alain Resnais' "Providence"
Scored the time travel tale "Time After Time"
Wrote the score for the film noir spoof "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid"
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