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Also Known As: Died: November 11, 1979
Born: May 10, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: St Petersburg, , RU Profession: Music ...
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1925:
Pursued a career as a concert pianist, conductor and composer in Europe before emigrating to US
1937:
Hired by Frank Capra to write and perform score for "Lost Horizon"
1940:
Picks up first of 22 Oscar nominations for "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" (1939)
1943:
Works on first of four Alfred Hitchcock films, "Shadow of a Doubt"
1952:
Credited with saving "High Noon" (1952) with theme song, "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin'"
1959:
Receives fourth and final Oscar for "The Old Man and the Sea" (1958)
1969:
Scores final film, "Chaikovsky"
1970:
Returned to Russia to serve as executive producer on a biopic of "Tchaikovsky" (1971)

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