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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2003 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)
1994 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
The Age of Innocence (1993)
1984 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
Trading Places (1983)
1975 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Gold (1974)
Shared with:
For the song "Wherever Love Takes Me"
1970 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
True Grit (1969)
Shared with:
For the song "True Grit"
1968 Won
Oscar
Best Music, Original Music Score
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
1967 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Hawaii (1966)
Shared with:
For the song "My Wishing Doll"
Best Music, Original Music Score
Hawaii (1966)
Best Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment
Return of the Seven (1966)
1963 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Walk on the Wild Side (1962)
Shared with:
For the song "Walk on the Wild Side"
Best Music, Score - Substantially Original
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
1962 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Summer and Smoke (1961)
1961 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
1956 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Golden Globes, USA

2003 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Far from Heaven (2002)
1977 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
From Noon Till Three (1976)
Shared with:
For the song "Hello and Goodbye".
1970 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song
True Grit (1969)
Shared with:
For the song True Grit.
1968 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
1967 Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
Hawaii (1966)
1963 Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Score
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
1962 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Score
Summer and Smoke (1961)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1977 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Captains and the Kings (1976)
For chapter 8.
1964 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Composing Original Music for Television
The Making of the President 1960 (1963)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2001 Won
ASCAP Founders Award
2000 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Wild Wild West (1999)
1990 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

CableACE Awards

1985 Nominated
ACE
Musical Score
Gulag (1985)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2003 2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Won
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

1998 Won
Maverick Tribute Award

Grammy Awards

1994 Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
The Age of Innocence (1993)
1985 Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Instrumental Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Ghost Busters (1984)
Shared with:

Joseph Plateau Awards

1998 Won
Joseph Plateau Life Achievement Award

Laurel Awards

1967 2nd place
Golden Laurel
Song
Hawaii (1966)
Shared with:
For "My Wishing Doll".
1966 Won
Golden Laurel
Music Man
1964 Won
Golden Laurel
Top Music
1962 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Top Musical Score
Summer and Smoke (1961)
5th place.
Top Music
5th place.
1961 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Top Musical Score
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
4th place.
1959 Won
Golden Laurel
Top Score
Some Came Running (1958)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2002 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Far from Heaven (2002)
1991 Won
Career Achievement Award

National Board of Review, USA

2002 Won
Career Achievement Award
For excellence in film music composition.

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Won
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Won
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Razzie Awards

1985 Won
Razzie Award
Worst Musical Score
Bolero (1984)
Shared with:

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

2002 Won
King Vidor Memorial Award

Screen Music Awards, Australia

2003 Won
International Prize for Excellence

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2002 Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Music
Far from Heaven (2002)

Walk of Fame

1996 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 28 March 1996. At 7083 Hollywood Blvd.

World Soundtrack Awards

2003 Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Far from Heaven (2002)
2001 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

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