Daniele Amfitheatrof


Born: October 29, 1901; St. Petersburg, Russia   Died: June 4, 1983; Rome, Italy  
Composer Daniele Amfitheatrof scored a number of MGM films during the '40s,'50s, and '60s. Before that, the Russian-born son of a novelist and playwright, and graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in Rome, conducted various European symphonies. He scored his first film, Max Ophul's La signora di Tutti, in 1934. Three years later he emigrated to the U.S. where he conducted the Minneapolis and Boston symphony orchestras until heading for Hollywood Read more in 1939. His best-known scores are from films such as Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948), The Desert Fox(1951), and Major Dundee (1965). Read less
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  • 1.
    Play It Again: Classic Sound Of Hollywood
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 303384 Release Date: 04/01/2014   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Franz Waxman,  Dimitri Tiomkin,  Daniele Amfitheatrof,  Erich Wolfgang Korngold  ... 
    Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt,  Maurice Jarre,  Esa-Pekka Salonen,  Elmer Bernstein  ... 
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    Famous Film Scores - Steiner, Waxman, Korngold, Herrmann / Gerhardt, Steiner
    Label: Newton Classics   Catalog: 8802104 Release Date: 06/26/2012   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Max Steiner,  Franz Waxman,  Walter W. Greene,  Alfred Newman  ... 
    Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
    Conductor:  Max Steiner,  Charles Gerhardt
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
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