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Date of Death 1 February 2014California, USA  (complications from emphysema)

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Carl Fortina is known for his work on Gunsmoke (1955), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Bonanza (1959). He died on February 1, 2014 in California, USA.

Trivia (3)

Carl went onto become music contractor of Paramount Studios. Fortina succeeded Phil Kahgan.
When Nino Rota, the composer who wrote the music for "The Godfather", heard Carl play the theme for the sound track, he told Carl "You don't play with your hands; you play with your heart".
Carl Fortino went onto become music contractor of Paramount Studios, succeeded Phil Kahgan.

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