Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Waxman, Franz

Franz Waxman(1906-1967), German/American composer of film scores, born in Germany and moved to US in 1935. In 1947 he founded the Los Angeles International Music Festival. He composed mainly for film scores, he received 12 Academy Award nominations, and winning two for "Sunset Boulevard" and "A Place in the Sun", other popular films are: Rebecca, Suspicion, Rear Window. His other well-known work is "Carmen Fantasie".

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