Bernard Herrmann Biography (1911-1975)

Born June 29, 1911, in New York, NY; died December 24, 1975, in New York, NY;married Lucille Fletcher (a writer), 1939 (divorced). Education: Attended New York University and Juilliard Graduate School of Music. Career: Composer, conductor, sound consultant, and actor. New Chamber Orchestra, organizer, 1931; CBS, conductor and composer, 1934-59, CBS Symphony Orchestra, chiefconductor, 1940-59. Awards, Honors: Academy Award, best score, 1941, for The Devil and Daniel Webster; Academy Award nomination, best score,1941, for Citizen Kane; Academy Award nomination, best score, 1946, for Anna and the King of Siam; Emmy Award nomination, best original music composed for television, 1955, for "A Christmas Carol," Shower of Stars; Academy Award nomination, best score, 1976, for Obsession; Academy Award nomination, best score, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award,best music, 1976, Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music, British Academy Awards, 1977, all for Taxi Driver..

Composer, conductor, sound consultant, actor
Birth Details
June 29, 1911
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
December 24, 1975
New York, New York, United States

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