David Tamkin

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David Tamkin (28 August 1906, Chernihiv, Ukraine – 21 June 1975) was an American composer of Jewish descent. He devoted much of his professional career as an arranger, composer [uncredited] and orchestrator of film scores for Hollywood movies. He worked on more than 50 films between 1939 and 1970.[1][2]


  1. ^ Levin, Neil W. "David Tamkin". Milken Archive of Jewish Music. Retrieved August 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Music: The Dybbuk". Time Magazine. October 15, 1951. Retrieved August 5, 2012.  (subscription required)

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