Elmer Bernstein

Born 4 April 1922. Died 18 August 2004
Elmer Bernstein
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1922-04-04
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Elmer Bernstein

Elmer Bernstein Biography (Wikipedia)

Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer and conductor known for his film scores. In a career that spanned more than five decades, he composed "some of the most recognizable and memorable themes in Hollywood history", including over 150 original movie scores, as well as scores for nearly 80 television productions. Examples of his widely popular and critically acclaimed works are scores to The Ten Commandments (1956), The Magnificent Seven (1960), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), The Great Escape (1963), The Rookies (1972–76), Animal House (1978), Airplane! (1980), Heavy Metal (1981), Ghostbusters (1984), The Black Cauldron (1985), Cape Fear (1991), The Age of Innocence (1993), Wild Wild West (1999) and Far from Heaven (2002). Early in his career, he also scored the infamous camp classic Robot Monster.

Bernstein won an Oscar for his score to Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) and was nominated for 14 Oscars in total. He also won two Golden Globe Awards, an Emmy Award, and was nominated for two Grammy Awards and two Tony Awards.

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Past BBC Events

Proms 2001: Prom 32 - The Great Escape - Hollywood's Golden Age
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Royal Albert Hall
2001-08-14T08:31:04
14
Aug
2001

Proms 2001: Prom 32 - The Great Escape - Hollywood's Golden Age

Royal Albert Hall

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