Carmine Coppola

American composer (1910-1991)

Carmine Coppola (1910-1991) was an American composer. He is known for composing movie music. He was also a flutist, pianist, and songwriter. He wrote music for The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now, The Outsiders, and The Godfather Part III. All of these films were directed by his son Francis Ford Coppola. Coppola won an Academy Award for Best Original Score and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score. He also had one Grammy Award nomination.

Carmine Coppola
Birth nameCarmine Valentino Coppola
Also known asCarmen Coppola
Born(1910-06-11)June 11, 1910
New York City, New York, U.S.
OriginNew York City, New York
DiedApril 26, 1991(1991-04-26) (aged 80)
Northridge, California, U.S. Template:Labeldata
  • Flautist
  • pianist
  • songwriter
  • composer
  • orchestrator
  • Flute
  • piano
  • synthesizer
Years active1949–1991
Carmine Coppola
Resting placeSan Fernando Mission Cemetery
SpouseItalia Coppola
ChildrenAugust Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Talia Shire
RelativesAnton Coppola (brother)