The Info List - Adolph Deutsch

Adolph Deutsch (20 October 1897 – 1 January 1980) was a composer, conductor and arranger. He was born in London, England. In December 1911, he emigrated to the United States, settling in Buffalo. In 1914, Deutsch was "a Buffalo movie house musician", accompanying silent films.[1] Deutsch began his composing career on Broadway in the 1920s and 1930s before working for Hollywood films beginning in the late 1930s. For Broadway, he orchestrated Irving Berlin's As Thousands Cheer and George and Ira Gershwin's Pardon My English. Deutsch won Oscars for his background music for Oklahoma! (1955), and for conducting the music for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
(1954) and Annie Get Your Gun (1950). He was nominated for The Band Wagon (1953) and the 1951 film version of Show Boat, for which he conducted the orchestra. For Broadway and Hollywood, he conducted, composed and arranged music, but did not write songs, not even for the Broadway shows on which he worked. In addition to his music for westerns and his conducting of the scores for musicals, Deutsch composed for films noir, including The Mask of Dimitrios
The Mask of Dimitrios
(1944), The Maltese Falcon (1941), and Nobody Lives Forever (1946), as well as Little Women (the 1949 adaptation), and the Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
comedies Some Like It Hot (1959), and The Apartment
The Apartment
(1960).[2] He retired in 1961 and died in 1980 at his home in Palm Desert, California. Filmography[edit]

1937 They Won't Forget 1937 The Great Garrick 1938 Swing Your Lady 1938 Racket Busters 1938 Valley of the Giants 1938 Heart of the North 1939 Off the Record 1939 The Kid from Kokomo 1939 Indianapolis Speedway 1939 The Angels Wash Their Faces 1939 Espionage Agent 1940 The Fighting 69th 1940 Castle on the Hudson 1940 Three Cheers for the Irish 1940 Saturday's Children 1940 Torrid Zone 1940 They Drive by Night 1940 Flowing Gold 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again 1940 East of the River 1941 All Through the Night 1941 The Maltese Falcon 1941 Manpower 1941 Kisses for Breakfast 1941 Underground 1941 Singapore Woman 1941 The Great Mr. Nobody 1941 High Sierra 1942 Lucky Jordan 1942 George Washington Slept Here 1942 You Can't Escape Forever 1942 Across the Pacific 1942 The Big Shot 1942 Juke Girl 1942 Larceny, Inc. 1943 Northern Pursuit 1943 Action in the North Atlantic 1944 The Doughgirls 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios 1944 Uncertain Glory 1945 Danger Signal 1945 Escape in the Desert 1946 Nobody Lives Forever 1946 Shadow of a Woman 1946 Three Strangers 1947 Blaze of Noon 1947 Ramrod 1948 Whispering Smith 1948 Julia Misbehaves 1949 Intruder in the Dust 1949 The Stratton Story
The Stratton Story
(uncredited) 1949 Little Women 1950 Pagan Love Song
Pagan Love Song
(uncredited) 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone 1950 Father of the Bride 1950 The Big Hangover 1950 Stars in My Crown 1951 Show Boat
Show Boat
(uncredited) 1951 Soldiers Three 1952 Million Dollar Mermaid (uncredited) 1953 The Band Wagon
The Band Wagon
(uncredited) 1953 Torch Song 1953 The Long, Long Trailer 1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
(uncredited) 1955 Interrupted Melody
Interrupted Melody
(uncredited) 1956 Tea and Sympathy 1956 The Rack 1958 The Matchmaker 1959 Some Like It Hot
Some Like It Hot
(background score) 1960 The Apartment 1961 Go Naked in the World


^ The Buffalo News, 15 April 1944 ^ https://www.nytimes.com/movies/person/87586/Adolph-Deutsch

External links[edit]

Adolph Deutsch on IMDb https://www.nytimes.com/movies/person/87586/Adolph-Deutsch at the New York Times http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/c2a3945a-6b41-496f-8072-7efe10a5c561 at the BBC

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Academy Award for Best Original Score


Louis Silvers
Louis Silvers
(1934) Max Steiner
Max Steiner
(1935) Leo F. Forbstein
Leo F. Forbstein
(1936) Charles Previn
Charles Previn
(1937) Erich Wolfgang Korngold/Alfred Newman (1938) Herbert Stothart/Richard Hageman, W. Franke Harling, John Leipold, Leo Shuken (1939)


Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith, Ned Washington/Alfred Newman (1940) Bernard Herrmann/ Frank Churchill and Oliver Wallace (1941) Max Steiner/ Ray Heindorf and Heinz Roemheld (1942) Alfred Newman/ Ray Heindorf (1943) Max Steiner/ Morris Stoloff and Carmen Dragon
Carmen Dragon
(1944) Miklós Rózsa/ Georgie Stoll (1945) Hugo Friedhofer/ Morris Stoloff (1946) Miklós Rózsa/Alfred Newman (1947) Brian Easdale/ Johnny Green
Johnny Green
and Roger Edens (1948) Aaron Copland/ Roger Edens and Lennie Hayton (1949)


Franz Waxman/ Adolph Deutsch and Roger Edens (1950) Franz Waxman/ Johnny Green
Johnny Green
and Saul Chaplin (1951) Dimitri Tiomkin/Alfred Newman (1952) Bronisław Kaper/Alfred Newman (1953) Dimitri Tiomkin/ Adolph Deutsch and Saul Chaplin (1954) Alfred Newman/Robert Russell Bennett, Jay Blackton and Adolph Deutsch (1955) Victor Young/Alfred Newman and Ken Darby (1956) Malcolm Arnold (1957) Dimitri Tiomkin/Andre Previn (1958) Miklós Rózsa/Andre Previn and Ken Darby (1959)


Ernest Gold/ Morris Stoloff and Harry Sukman (1960) Henry Mancini/Saul Chaplin, Johnny Green, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal (1961) Maurice Jarre/ Ray Heindorf (1962) John Addison/Andre Previn (1963) Richard M. Sherman
Richard M. Sherman
and Robert B. Sherman/Andre Previn (1964) Maurice Jarre/ Irwin Kostal (1965) John Barry/ Ken Thorne (1966) Elmer Bernstein/Alfred Newman and Ken Darby (1967) John Barry/ Johnny Green
Johnny Green
(1968) Burt Bacharach/ Lennie Hayton and Lionel Newman (1969)


Francis Lai/ The Beatles
The Beatles
(John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr) (1970) Michel Legrand/ John Williams
John Williams
(1971) Charlie Chaplin, Raymond Rasch and Larry Russell/ Ralph Burns
Ralph Burns
(1972) Marvin Hamlisch/ Marvin Hamlisch
Marvin Hamlisch
(1973) Nino Rota
Nino Rota
and Carmine Coppola/ Nelson Riddle
Nelson Riddle
(1974) John Williams/ Leonard Rosenman
Leonard Rosenman
(1975) Jerry Goldsmith/ Leonard Rosenman
Leonard Rosenman
(1976) John Williams/ Jonathan Tunick (1977) Giorgio Moroder/ Joe Renzetti (1978) Georges Delerue/ Ralph Burns
Ralph Burns


Michael Gore (1980) Vangelis
(1981) John Williams/ Henry Mancini
Henry Mancini
and Leslie Bricusse (1982) Bill Conti/Michel Legrand, Alan and Marilyn Bergman (1983) Maurice Jarre/Prince (1984) John Barry (1985) Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
(1986) Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne
David Byrne
and Cong Su (1987) Dave Grusin
Dave Grusin
(1988) Alan Menken
Alan Menken


John Barry (1990) Alan Menken
Alan Menken
(1991) Alan Menken
Alan Menken
(1992) John Williams
John Williams
(1993) Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
(1994) Luis Enríquez Bacalov/ Alan Menken
Alan Menken
and Stephen Schwartz (1995) Gabriel Yared/ Rachel Portman (1996) James Horner/ Anne Dudley
Anne Dudley
(1997) Nicola Piovani/ Stephen Warbeck (1998) John Corigliano (1999)


Tan Dun
Tan Dun
(2000) Howard Shore
Howard Shore
(2001) Elliot Goldenthal
Elliot Goldenthal
(2002) Howard Shore
Howard Shore
(2003) Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
(2004) Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla
(2005) Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla
(2006) Dario Marianelli (2007) A. R. Rahman
A. R. Rahman
(2008) Michael Giacchino
Michael Giacchino


Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor
and Atticus Ross
Atticus Ross
(2010) Ludovic Bource
Ludovic Bource
(2011) Mychael Danna (2012) Steven Price (2013) Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat
(2014) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(2015) Justin Hurwitz
Justin Hurwitz
(2016) Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat

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