1962 - BEST MUSIC

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Piero Piccioni
Piero Piccioni was born in Turin (Italy) on the 6th December 1921. Son of a pure Turinese mother (her maiden name was Marengo), and from here the pseudonym Piero Morgan, which he adopted until 1957. He had played on the radio with his historic Big Band "013" in 1938, to then return, after the liberation of Italy in 1944...
“ Una vita violenta ” - cinemavis
 
2.
Alfred Newman
Music Department, The King and I
“ How the West Was Won ” - cinemavis
 
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Maurice Jarre
Unlike many musicians who started to learn music while still in their childhood, Maurice Jarre was already late in his teens when he discovered music and decided to make a career in that field. Against his father's will, he enrolled at Conservatoire de Paris where he studied percussions, composition and harmonies...
“ Lawrence of Arabia ” - cinemavis
 
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Elmer Bernstein
Music Department, Cape Fear
Elmer Bernstein was educated at the Walden School and New York University. He served in the US Army Air Corps in World War II. A prolific and respected film music composer, he was a protégé of Aaron Copland, who studied music with Roger Sessions and Stefan Wolpe. Bernstein worked in various artistic endeavors...
“ To Kill a Mockingbird ” - cinemavis
 
5.
Bronislau Kaper
Music Department, A Day at the Races
Born: February 5, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland Died: April 25, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA Kaper displayed musical talent as early as the age of seven when his family acquired a piano. His inclination to music led him to study both piano and composition, while also taking courses in law to satisfy his father...
“ Bronislau Kaper ” - cinemavis
 
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Paul Misraki
Born in Constantinople in 1908, Paul Misraki composed from the age of 7 years a waltz his mother notes on music paper. He completed his studies at the "Lycée Janson de Sailly" where he met Ray Ventura who already created a small amateur jazz band. Paul Misraki consolidates his musical knowledge with Charles Koechlin and soon joined his fellow Ray Ventura who...
“ Le doulos ” - cinemavis
 
7.
Bernard Herrmann
Music Department, Citizen Kane
The man behind the low woodwinds that open Citizen Kane, the shrieking violins of Psycho, and the plaintive saxophone of Taxi Driver was one of the most original and distinctive composers ever to work in film. He started early, winning a composition prize at the age of 13 and founding his own orchestra at the age of 20...
“ Cape Fear ” - cinemavis
 
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Tôru Takemitsu
Composer, Ran
“ Otoshiana ” - cinemavis
 
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“ Zloto ” - cinemavis