Arthur Piantadosi

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Arthur Piantadosi
Arthur Piantadosi, Pic.jpg
Born (1916-08-04)August 4, 1916
Brooklyn, New York
Died February 23, 1994(1994-02-23) (aged 77)
Newport, California
Occupation Sound engineer
Years active 1935-1987 [1][2]

Arthur Piantadosi (August 4, 1916 – February 23, 1994) was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and was nominated for six more in the same category. He won a BAFTA Award in 1973 for Best Sound Track for the 1972 film Cabaret.[2][3]

He worked as a music mixer for Warner Brothers, 20th Century-Fox, Columbia Pictures, Republic Pictures, and Universal Studios. During World War II, he worked for the Office of Strategic Services in John Ford's department.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]

Piantadosi won an Academy Award and was nominated for another six:

Won
Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gianluca Sergi (2005). The Dolby Era: Film Sound in Contemporary Hollywood. Manchester University Press. p. 71. ISBN 0719070678. 
  2. ^ a b Keith Garebian. The Making of Cabaret. Oxford University Press. p. 205. ISBN 0199732507. 
  3. ^ "Arthur Piantadosi, Awards". Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  4. ^ Vincent LoBrutto (1994). Sound-On-Film: Interviews with Creators of Film Sound. Praeger. pp. 11–20. ISBN 0275944433. 
  5. ^ "The 49th Academy Awards (1977) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  6. ^ "The 42nd Academy Awards (1970) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  7. ^ "The 45th Academy Awards (1973) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-28. 
  8. ^ "The 48th Academy Awards (1976) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-02. 
  9. ^ "The 52nd Academy Awards (1980) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  10. ^ "The 53rd Academy Awards (1981) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  11. ^ "The 55th Academy Awards (1983) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-09. 

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