American composer and conductor (1922-2004)
Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer and conductor. He is best known for his many movie soundtracks.
|Born||April 4, 1922|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||August 18, 2004 (aged 82)|
Ojai, California, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Composer, conductor, songwriter|
His musical career last for fifty years, he composed music for over one hundred movies and television shows. His most popular works include the scores to The Magnificent Seven, The Ten Commandments, The Great Escape, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ghostbusters, The Black Cauldron and The Rookies.
Bernstein died of cancer on August 18, 2004.
- ↑ "Great Escape composer dies at 82" BBC News, 19 August 2004
- Official website
- Elmer Bernstein on IMDb
- Elmer Bernstein at the Internet Broadway Database
- Elmer Bernstein at the TCM Movie Database
- Fan website
- Meatballs Movie Website Archived 2009-08-28 at the Wayback Machine