Max Steiner

Born 10 May 1888. Died 28 December 1971
Max Steiner
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1888-05-10
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Max Steiner

Max Steiner Biography (Wikipedia)

Maximilian Raoul Steiner (May 10, 1888 – December 28, 1971) was an Austrian-born American music composer for theatre and films, as well as a conductor. He was a child prodigy who conducted his first operetta when he was twelve and became a full-time professional, either composing, arranging, or conducting, when he was fifteen.

Steiner worked in England, then Broadway, and in 1929 he moved to Hollywood, where he became one of the first composers to write music scores for films. He is referred to as "the father of film music", as Steiner played a major part in creating the tradition of writing music for films, along with composers Dimitri Tiomkin, Franz Waxman, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alfred Newman, Bernard Herrmann, and Miklós Rózsa.

Steiner composed over 300 film scores with RKO Pictures and Warner Bros., and was nominated for 24 Academy Awards, winning three: The Informer (1935); Now, Voyager (1942); and Since You Went Away (1944). Besides his Oscar-winning scores, some of Steiner's popular works include King Kong (1933), Little Women (1933), Jezebel (1938), and Casablanca (1942), though he did not score its love theme, As Time Goes By. In addition, Steiner scored The Searchers (1956), A Summer Place (1959), and Gone with the Wind (1939), which ranked second on AFI's list of best American film scores, and the film score for which he is best known.

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Prague Philharmonic Orchestra: Kenneth Alwyn, Paul Bateman & Max Steiner
First Love Scene (From Now Voyager)
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First Love Scene (From Now Voyager)

First Love Scene (From Now Voyager)

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Prague Philharmonic Orchestra: Kenneth Alwyn, Paul Bateman
Max Steiner
KING KONG (1933) Titles/Jungle Dance/Entrance of Kong/King Kong March/Aeroplanes
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KING KONG (1933) Titles/Jungle Dance/Entrance of Kong/King Kong March/Aeroplanes
Max Steiner
CASABLANCA
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CASABLANCA
Max Steiner
Gone with the Wind (Tara's Theme)
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Gone with the Wind (Tara's Theme)
Max Steiner
Casablanca suite
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Casablanca suite
Max Steiner
Tara's Theme
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Tara's Theme
Max Steiner
Now, Voyager (excerpts)
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Now, Voyager (excerpts)
Max Steiner
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Max Steiner
Suite from Casablanca
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Suite from Casablanca
Max Steiner
The Letter (1940) - Main Title, Patio Scene
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The Letter (1940) - Main Title, Patio Scene
Max Steiner
Driving Home (From "Gone With The Wind")
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Driving Home (From "Gone With The Wind")
Max Steiner
Mammy (from Gone with the Wind)
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Mammy (from Gone with the Wind)

Mammy (from Gone with the Wind)

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Performer
MGM Studio Orchestra, Max Steiner
Max Steiner
The Charge of the Light Brigade (March)
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (March)
Max Steiner
A Star Is Born (1937) - Theme
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A Star Is Born (1937) - Theme
Max Steiner
A Stolen Life (1946): "Main Title" / "Finale"
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A Stolen Life (1946): "Main Title" / "Finale"
Max Steiner
Casablanca
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Casablanca
Max Steiner
Now Voyager - Suite
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Now Voyager - Suite
Max Steiner
The Searchers
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The Searchers
Max Steiner
King Kong: Main title
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King Kong: Main title
Max Steiner
Tara's Theme from Gone with the Wind
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Tara's Theme from Gone with the Wind
Max Steiner
Gone With The Wind (1939): Main Title / Apotheosis
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Gone With The Wind (1939): Main Title / Apotheosis
Max Steiner
Dark Victory (1939): Titles
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Dark Victory (1939): Titles
Max Steiner
Mildred Pierce (Main Title)
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Mildred Pierce (Main Title)
Max Steiner
Now Voyager 1942
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Now Voyager 1942
Max Steiner
Gone with the Wind (original MGM soundtrack); Exit Music
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Gone with the Wind (original MGM soundtrack); Exit Music
Max Steiner
King Kong - music for the film
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King Kong - music for the film
Max Steiner
Gone With The Wind
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Gone With The Wind
Max Steiner
A Summer Place
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A Summer Place
Max Steiner
Gone with the Wind: Opening music
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Gone with the Wind: Opening music
Max Steiner
Lara's Theme 
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Lara's Theme 
Max Steiner
"The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre" (1948) - "Main Title", "Attack On The Train", "Windstorm", "Alternative Finale"
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"The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre" (1948) - "Main Title", "Attack On The Train", "Windstorm", "Alternative Finale"
Max Steiner
"King Kong" (1933), Main Title - It was Beauty Killed The Beast
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"King Kong" (1933), Main Title - It was Beauty Killed The Beast
Max Steiner
Gone with the wind
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Gone with the wind
Max Steiner
The Searchers (1956) - Suite
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The Searchers (1956) - Suite
Max Steiner
The Big Sleep (1946)
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The Big Sleep (1946)

The Big Sleep (1946)

Composer
Orchestra
Studio Orchestra
Conductor
Max Steiner
KING KONG (1933): Forgotten Island / Jungle Dance/Aboriginal Sacrifice Dance
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KING KONG (1933): Forgotten Island / Jungle Dance/Aboriginal Sacrifice Dance
Max Steiner
Gone with the Wind (main title)
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Gone with the Wind (main title)
Ulster Orchestra
Tara's Theme from Gone With the Wind
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Tara's Theme from Gone With the Wind
Max Steiner
Victory; Trojan Horse (Helen of Troy)
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Victory; Trojan Horse (Helen of Troy)
Herman Hupfeld
Casablanca (1942) - As Time Goes By/Play it Sam...Avalon
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Casablanca (1942) - As Time Goes By/Play it Sam...Avalon
Max Steiner
Casablanca (1942) - Main Title
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Casablanca (1942) - Main Title

Casablanca (1942) - Main Title

Composer
Conductor
Orchestra
Warner Bros Orchestra
Max Steiner
Sergeant York - Overture
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Sergeant York - Overture
Max Steiner
King Kong (Entrance of Kong; The Sailors; Stegosaurus; Kong escapes)
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King Kong (Entrance of Kong; The Sailors; Stegosaurus; Kong escapes)
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