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David Raksin

1912-2004 US
Composer of Soundtrack

David Raksin (born August 4, 1912, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - died August 9, 2004) was an American composer. With over 100 film scores and 300 television scores to his credit, he became known as the "Grandfather of Film Music.". Older brother of Ruby Raksin.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Laura (From "Laura") on Classic Film Scores: Laura/Forever Amber/The Bad and the Beautiful by David Raksin
The Laura Suite: Theme and Variations - From "Laura" on Laura/Jane Eyre by David Raksin & Bernard Herrmann
Love Is for the Very Young (Main Title Theme) (From "The Bad and the Beautiful") on Classic Film Scores: Laura/Forever Amber/The Bad and the Beautiful by David Raksin
Laura: Main Title (1944) on Best GENE TIERNEY Movie Themes by Various Artists
Laura on Bewitched by Rafael Méndez
The Acting Lesson (From "The Bad and the Beautiful") on Classic Film Scores: Laura/Forever Amber/The Bad and the Beautiful by David Raksin
Serenade for Wind Instruments in D Minor, Op. 44: I. Moderato, quasi marcia on Dvořák: Serenade for Wind Instruments in D Minor, Op. 44 by Antonín Dvořák, David Raksin & Los Angeles Woodwinds
Nocturne and Theme (From "The Bad and the Beautiful") on Classic Film Scores: Laura/Forever Amber/The Bad and the Beautiful by David Raksin
Amber (Main Titlte) (From "Forever Amber") on Classic Film Scores: Laura/Forever Amber/The Bad and the Beautiful by David Raksin
Serenade for Wind Instruments in D Minor, Op. 44: II. Tempo di minuetto - Trio. Presto on Dvořák: Serenade for Wind Instruments in D Minor, Op. 44 by Antonín Dvořák, David Raksin & Los Angeles Woodwinds

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Bad And The Beautiful / LauraDavid Raksin2016Compil.
Seven Wonders Of The World (The Original Soundtrack Recording)Emil Newman / David Raksin / Jerome Moross2014Album
Preminger At FoxDavid Raksin, Cyril Mockridge2013Compil.
LauraDavid Raksin2013Album
Too Late BluesDavid Raksin2013Album
David Raksin at M-G-M (1950-1957)David Raksin2009Compil.
The Unforgiven, Classic Western Scores From United ArtistsElmer Bernstein, David Buttolph, Gerald Fried, David Raksin, Dimitri Tiomkin2007Compil.
Hilda Crane / The Revolt Of Mamie StoverDavid Raksin / Alfred Newman / Hugo Friedhofer / Lionel Newman2006Album
Two Weeks In Another TownDavid Raksin2005Album
LauraDavid Raksin / Max Steiner1999Compil.
Forever AmberDavid Raksin1998Album
The Bad And The BeautifulDavid Raksin1996Album
Laura / Jane EyreDavid Raksin, Bernard Herrmann1993Compil.
Wonderful InventionsDavid Raksin1985Album
Hollywood: The Post-War Years 1946-1949Hugo Friedhofer, Miklós Rózsa, David Raksin1980Album
David Raksin Conducts His Great Film ScoresDavid Raksin, New Philharmonia Orchestra1976Album
What's The Matter With Helen ( Original Soundtrack Recording )David Raksin1975Album
Will Penny Original SoundtrackDavid Raksin1968Album
Forever AmberDavid Raksin1947Album
Modern Times - Jane Eyre - LauraCharlie Chaplin, Bernard Herrmann, David RaksinCompil.
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