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Victor Young - 100% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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8 August 1900, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 11 November 1956, Palm Springs, California, USA. A violinist, conductor, band leader, arranger and composer, Young is said to have been responsible for over 300 film scores and themes. He studied at the Warsaw Conservatory in 1910 before joining the Warsaw Philharmonic as a violinist, and touring Europe. He returned to the USA at the Read more

John Scott - 82% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Classical Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s
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Patrick John Michael O’Hara Scott, 1 November 1930, Bristol, England. After being very active in the 60s pop scene, Scott has developed into a respected film music composer, now living in London and Hollywood. During his early career he acted as staff arranger with the Ted Heath band, playing saxophone, clarinet, harp and flute; for many years he was regarded as one of Read more

David Raksin - 37% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s
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4 August 1912, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 9 August 2004, Van Nuys, California, USA. A composer, lyricist, and arranger for film background music, whose career spanned more than 50 years. Raksin was originally taught to play the clarinet by his father, and, after further studying at Pennsylvania University, where he was a soloist with the band, he performed and arran Read more

Christopher Gordon - 17% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Soundtracks
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Yvonne Elliman - 16% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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29 December 1951, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Singer Elliman played in the high school band in Hawaii before relocating to London in 1969. She was singing at the Pheasantry folk club in the Kings Road, Chelsea, when the rising songwriters Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber chanced upon her. They offered her the part of Mary Magdalene in their new rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar a Read more

Richard Band - 14% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Soundtracks
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Carl Stalling - 13% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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1888, Lexington, Missouri, USA, d. 1974, USA. Few composers can have had such an impact on the development of western civilisation in the twentieth century as Carl Stalling. As house orchestra leader for Warner Brothers, Stalling was responsible for the music to the Looney Toons and Merrie Melodies cartoons that developed from the 30s onwards and continue to proliferate on w Read more

Elmer Bernstein - 13% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Big Band & Swing Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 April 1922, New York City, New York, USA, d. 18 August 2004, Ojai, California, USA. An important and prolific arranger/conductor and composer of over 200 film scores. Bernstein was hailed as a ‘musical genius’ in the classical field at the age of 12. Despite being a talented actor, dancer and painter, he devoted himself to becoming a concert pianist and toured na Read more

John Barry - 13% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jonathan Barry Prendergast, 3 November 1933, York, England. Renowned as one of the leading composers of film soundtrack music, Barry began his career leading the John Barry Seven. This rousing instrumental unit enjoyed several notable UK hits between 1960 and 1962, the best known of which were ‘Hit And Miss’ and a version of the Ventures’ Walk Don’t Run&# Read more

Miklos Rozsa - 13% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 April 1907, Budapest, Hungary, d. 27 July 1995, Los Angeles, California, USA. An important composer for films from the early 30s until the early 80s, who had an equally distinguished career in the world of classical music, Rozsa began to play the piano at the age of five and soon added the violin to his studies. He gave his first public performance when he was seven, play Read more

Jerry Goldsmith - 12% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jerrald Goldsmith, 10 February 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 21 July 2004, Beverly Hills, California, USA. A prolific composer for films and television, from the late 50s through to the new millennium. Besides studying music at the University of South Carolina (under Hungarian composer Miklos Rozsa), Goldsmith also took lessons in office practice and secured a job a Read more

Alan Howarth - 11% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Soundtracks
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Alexandre Desplat - 11% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat, 23 August 1961, Paris, France. Desplat’s parents, French father and Greek mother, met while students in California, USA. After their marriage they moved to France where he was born. At the age of five, he began playing piano and also became proficient on trumpet and flute. He studied with Claude Ballif and Iannis Xenakis in France Read more

Alfred Newman - 11% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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17 March 1901, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, d. 17 February 1970, Hollywood, California, USA. An important figure in the history of film music, Newman was a composer, conductor, arranger and musical director. A child prodigy on the piano, he went to New York before he was 10 years old, to study piano and harmony. At the age of 13 he was playing in several vaudeville shows a d Read more

Dominic Frontiere - 11% match to Ernest Gold

Genres: Easy Listening Soundtracks
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