|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.
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Legacy[change | change source]
Those who consider Bernstein on their careers include Alan Silvestri, Georges Delerue, Howard Shore, James Newton Howard, John Barry, Lalo Schifrin, Dick Hyman, Hans Zimmer, James Horner, Jerry Goldsmith, John Williams, Trevor Jones, Mark Isham, Bear McCreary, Ennio Morricone, Danny Elfman, Alan Menken, Randy Newman, Randy Edelman, John Debney, Harry Gregson-Williams, Rupert Gregson-Williams, David Newman, Thomas Newman, Michael Kamen, John Powell and Brian Tyler.
References[change | change source]
- "Great Escape composer dies at 82" BBC News, 19 August 2004
Other websites[change | change source]
- 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