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Alfred Newman

  • Mar 17, 1901 - Feb 17, 1970 (age 68)
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1970
Alfred Newman
PersonalFebruary 1970

Alfred Newman

Alfred Newman passed away.
Award1970

Best Instrumental Composition

Won award for "Airport Love Theme".
Grammy Award
Nomination1970

Best Instrumental Composition

Nominated for "Airport Love Theme".
Grammy Award
Nomination1970

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Airport".
Golden Globe Award
Nomination1970

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Airport".
Academy Award
1967
Award1967

Best Original Score

Won award for "Camelot".
Academy Award
Nomination1967

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Camelot".
Academy Award
1965
Nomination1965

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Greatest Story Ever Told".
Academy Award
1963
Nomination1963

Best Original Score

Nominated for "How the West Was Won".
Academy Award
1962
Maria Newman
Child1962

Maria Newman

Maria Louise Newman (born January 18, 1962) is an …
Maria Louise Newman (born January 18, 1962) is an American composer of classical music, and a violinist, violist and pianist. She is the youngest child of Alfred Newman, a major Hollywood film composer. Maria holds the Louis and Annette Kaufman Composition Chair; and the Joachim Chassman Violin Chair at the Montgomery Arts House for Music and Architecture in Malibu, California, and is a founder of the Malibu Friends of Music,. Her library of original works represents a range of genres, from large-scale orchestral works, works for the ballet, chamber works, choral and vocal works, to new collaborative scores for vintage silent film. She has been presented with many awards and commissions, including musical commendations from the United States Congress (2009), the California State Senate (2009), the California State Assembly (2009), the City of Malibu (2010), and the Annenberg Foundation (2011).
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1961
Nomination1961

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Flower Drum Song".
Academy Award
1959
Nomination1959

Best Original Song

Nominated for "The Best of Everything".
Academy Award
Nomination1959

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Diary of Anne Frank".
Academy Award
1958
Nomination1958

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "South Pacific".
Academy Award
1956
Nomination1956

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Anastasia".
Academy Award
Nomination1956

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "The King and I".
Academy Award
Award1956

Best Original Musical

Won award for "The King and I".
Academy Award
1955
Thomas Newman
ChildOctober 1955

Thomas Newman

Thomas Montgomery Newman (born October 20, 1955) is …
Thomas Montgomery Newman (born October 20, 1955) is an American composer best known for his many film scores. Newman has been nominated for fourteen Academy Awards and three Golden Globes, and has won two BAFTAs, six Grammys and an Emmy Award. Newman was honored with the Richard Kirk award at the 2000 BMI Film and TV Awards. The award is given annually to a composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music. His achievements have contributed to the Newmans being the most nominated Academy Award extended family, with a collective 92 nominations in various music categories.
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Award1955

Best Original Score

Won award for "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing".
Academy Award
Nomination1955

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Daddy Long Legs".
Academy Award
Nomination1955

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing".
Academy Award
1954
The CinemaScope Parade
MovieNov 1, 1954

The CinemaScope Parade

A short feature which …
A short feature which showcases 20th Century Fox's new anamorphic wide-screen film process.
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David Newman
ChildMarch 1954

David Newman

David Louis Newman (born March 11, 1954) is an American …
David Louis Newman (born March 11, 1954) is an American composer and conductor known particularly for his film scores. In a career spanning more than thirty years, he has composed music for nearly 100 feature films. He received an Academy Award nomination for writing the score to the 1997 film Anastasia, contributing to the Newmans being the most nominated Academy Award extended family, with a collective 92 nominations in various music categories.
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Nomination1954

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "There's No Business Like Show Business".
Academy Award
1953
Award1953

Best Original Musical

Won award for "Call Me Madam".
Academy Award
Nomination1953

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Call Me Madam".
Academy Award
1952
Award1952

Best Original Musical

Won award for "With a Song in My Heart".
Academy Award
Nomination1952

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "With a Song in My Heart".
Academy Award
1951
Nomination1951

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "On the Riviera".
Academy Award
Nomination1951

Best Original Score

Nominated for "David and Bathsheba".
Academy Award
1950
Nomination1950

Best Original Score

Nominated for "All About Eve".
Academy Award
1949
Nomination1949

Best Original Song

Nominated for "Through A Long And Sleepless Night".
Academy Award
1948
Nomination1948

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "When My Baby Smiles at Me".
Academy Award
Nomination1948

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Snake Pit".
Academy Award
1947
Award1947

Best Original Musical

Won award for "Mother Wore Tights".
Academy Award
Martha Montgomery
Marriage1947

Martha Montgomery

Martha Montgomery was born on December 5, 1920 in …
Martha Montgomery was born on December 5, 1920 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA as Martha Louise Montgomery. She was an actress, known for The Inner Circle (1946). She was married to Robert Ragland and Alfred Newman. She died on May 9, 2005 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.
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Nomination1947

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Captain from Castile".
Academy Award
Nomination1947

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Mother Wore Tights".
Academy Award
1946
Nomination1946

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Centennial Summer".
Academy Award
1945
Nomination1945

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Keys of the Kingdom".
Academy Award
Nomination1945

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "State Fair".
Academy Award
1944
Nomination1944

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Irish Eyes Are Smiling".
Academy Award
Nomination1944

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Wilson".
Academy Award
1943
Nomination1943

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Coney Island".
Academy Award
Nomination1943

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Song of Bernadette".
Academy Award
Award1943

Best Original Score

Won award for "The Song of Bernadette".
Academy Award
1942
Nomination1942

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Black Swan".
Academy Award
Nomination1942

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "My Gal Sal".
Academy Award
1941
Nomination1941

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Ball of Fire".
Academy Award
Nomination1941

Best Original Score

Nominated for "How Green Was My Valley".
Academy Award
1940
Nomination1940

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Mark of Zorro".
Academy Award
Mary Lou Dix
Marriage1940

Mary Lou Dix

Mary Lou Dix was born on June 26, 1914 in Dormont, …
Mary Lou Dix was born on June 26, 1914 in Dormont, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The Peppery Salt (1936), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and Lost Horizon (1937). She was married to David Sharpe and Bud Wolfe. She died on May 5, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Award1940

Best Original Score

Won award for "Tin Pan Alley".
Academy Award
Nomination1940

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Tin Pan Alley".
Academy Award
1939
They Shall Have Music
MovieJul 26, 1939

They Shall Have Music

While hustling money, a New …
While hustling money, a New York City boy finds two tickets to a Heifetz concert. Listenint to the famous violinist in concert rekindles an interest in violin from younger days. He subsequently runs away from home, ending up at the door of a music school for underprivileged children. He is taken in and cared for by the head of the school. The boy learns that the school is facing financial difficulties and in danger of being closed. After various attempts by himself and friends, the boy finally convinces Heifetz to play at the school's concert and to back the school thereafter.
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Best Original Musical
Nomination1939

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "They Shall Have Music".
Academy Award
Nomination1939

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Rains Came".
Academy Award
Nomination1939

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Wuthering Heights".
Academy Award
Nomination1939

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".
Academy Award
1938
Nomination1938

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Cowboy and the Lady".
Academy Award
Nomination1938

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "The Goldwyn Follies".
Academy Award
Award1938

Best Original Score

Won award for "Alexander's Ragtime Band".
Academy Award
Nomination1938

Best Original Musical

Nominated for "Alexander's Ragtime Band".
Academy Award
1937
Nomination1937

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Hurricane".
Academy Award
Nomination1937

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Prisoner of Zenda".
Academy Award
1901
Alfred Newman
BirthMarch 1901

Alfred Newman

Alfred Newman was born.
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