Tag: Songwriters Hall of Fame

John Barry

(1933–2011) John Barry Prendergast, OBE Filmography as Composer: From Russia with Love 1963 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi     Goldfinger 1964 Director: Guy Hamilton Starring: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman     Thunderball 1965 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger     You Only…

Cole Porter

(1891–1964) Cole Albert Porter Filmography as Composer: High Society 1956 Director: Charles Walters Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly     Evil Under the Sun 1982 Director: Guy Hamilton Starring: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith   Born June 9 1891 Peru, IN (USA) Died October 15 1964 Santa…

Bobby Darin

(1936–1973) Walden Robert Cassotto Filmography as Actor: Come September 1961 Director: Robert Mulligan Starring: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida   Born May 14 1936 Bronx, New York, NY (USA) Died December 20 1973 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Heart Failure…

George Gershwin

(1898–1937) Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz Filmography as Composer: Funny Face 1957 Director: Stanley Donen Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire     Manhattan 1979 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton   Born September 26 1898 Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Died July…

Oscar Hammerstein II

(1895–1960) Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II   Filmography as Lyricist: The Sound of Music 1965 Director: Robert Wise Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer   Born July 12 1895 New York, NY (USA) Died August 23 1960 Doylestown, PA (USA) Cause of death Cancer…

Richard Rodgers

(1902–1979) Richard Charles Rodgers Filmography as Composer: The Sound of Music 1965 Director: Robert Wise Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer   Born June 28 1902 New York, NY (USA) Died December 30 1979 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Composer Lyricist Occupation Playwright Producer…

Frederick Loewe

(1901–1988) Friedrich (Fritz) Löwe Filmography as Composer: My Fair Lady 1964 Director: George Cukor Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison   Born June 10 1901 Berlin (Germany) Died February 14 1988 Palm Springs, CA (USA) Occupation Composer Musician Songwriter Awards Academy Award Golden Globe Kennedy…

Alan Jay Lerner

(1918–1986) Filmography as Screenwriter: My Fair Lady 1964 Director: George Cukor Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison   Born August 31 1918 New York, NY (USA) Died June 14 1986 New York, NY (USA) Cause of death Lung cancer Occupation Composer Librettist Occupation Lyricist…

Max Steiner

(1888–1971) Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner Filmography as Composer: Little Women 1933 Director: George Cukor Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett     Gone with the Wind 1939 Director: Victor Fleming Starring: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh     Casablanca 1942 Director: Michael Curtiz Starring:…