Sid Ramin (1919–2019)

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Sid Ramin was born on January 22, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Sidney Nathan Ramin. He is known for his work on West Side Story (1961), Demolition Man (1993) and Secretary (2002). He was married to Gloria Breit. He died on July 1, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

West Side Story Music Department
Demolition Man Soundtrack
Secretary Soundtrack
A Simple Favor Soundtrack


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 1999 Great Performances (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- Crazy for You (1999) ... (orchestrator - as Sidney Ramin)
 1995 The Buick Berle Show, 1954 (Video) (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1985 The Making of 'West Side Story' (TV Movie documentary) (orchestrator)
 1973 Miracle on 34th Street (TV Movie) (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1969 Stiletto (arranger) / (conductor)
  The Patty Duke Show (TV Series) (composer - 103 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (conductor - 9 episodes, 1963) (music supervisor - 9 episodes, 1963)
- Do a Brother a Favor (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Invisible Boy (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Fiancee for a Day (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Three Little Kittens (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Don't Bank on It (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
 1964 Honeymoon Hotel (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1961 West Side Story (musical supervisor) / (orchestrator)
  The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (music arranger - 5 episodes, 1953 - 1956) (musical arrangements - 2 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (musical arrangement - 1 episode, 1954)
- Episode #8.10 (1956) ... (music arranger - as Sidney Ramin)
- Episode #8.9 (1956) ... (music arranger - as Sidney Ramin)
- Episode #8.4 (1955) ... (musical arrangements)
- Episode #7.1 (1954) ... (musical arrangement)
- Steve Allen, Janet Blair, Ezzard Charles (1954) ... (musical arrangements)
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Songwriter: Wrote (w/Anthony Velona "Music to Watch Girls By", a hit for The Bob Crewe Generation. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sidney Ramin

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Son of Bessie/Beatrice (Salamoff) and Ezra Ramin. His father, and maternal grandparents, were Russian Jewish immigrants. See more »

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