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Bernstein, Elmer

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Born: 1922 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Composers, Conductors, Pianists

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1922 - Born on the 4th of April in New York City.

 

1934 - He was given a scholarship in piano by Henriette Michelson, a Juilliard teacher.

 

1956 - Wrote the theme songs for The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Ten Commandments.

 

Recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with Golden Globes for his scores for To Kill a Mockingbird and Hawaii.

 

1960 - He score for the movie The Making of The President.

 

1963 - Awarded the Emmy for Excellence in Television for his score of The Making of The President.

 

1960 - Recipient of Western Heritage Awards for The Magnificent Seven.

 

1965 - He was the recipient of Western Heritage Awards for The Hallelujah Trail.

 

Lifetime achievement awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

 

Awarded by American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

 

1996 - Honored with a star on Hollywood Boulevard.

 

1999 - Received an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Five Towns College in New York.

 

         - Honored by the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.

 

2001 - Once again he was honored by ASCAP with its marquee Founders Award.

 

2004 - Bernstein died on 18th of August in his sleep, at his home in Ojai, California.

 

 

 


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