Jerry Goldsmith

Born: 1929-2004
Nationality: American
Education/Training: studied piano with Jacob Gimpel; studied composition, theory and counterpoint with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco; attended classes on film composition given by Miklos Rozsa at USC; Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music in Boston
Best Known For: film scoring
Notable Compositions:
film scores include Rio Conchos, 1964; The Blue Max, 1966; Planet of the Apes, 1968; Patton, 1970; Chinatown, 1974; The Wind and the Lion, 1975; The Omen, 1976; Islands in the Stream, 1977; Alien, 1979; Star Trek: The Motion Picture, 1979; Poltergeist, 1982; Under Fire, 1983; Legend, 1985; Basic Instinct, 1992; Rudy, 1993; First Knight, 1995; The Ghost and the Darkness, 1960; Star Trek: First Contact, 1996; Mulan, 1998; The Mummy, 1999; The 13th Warrior, 1999; L.A. Confindential, 2001; Sum of All Fears, 2002
taught a graduate course in music composition at USC School of Music; contracted composer for 20th Century Fox
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