Harry Sukman

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Harry Sukman
Harry Sukman photo.jpeg
Historical photo of Harry Sukman
Born (1912-12-02)December 2, 1912
Chicago, Illinois
Died December 2, 1984(1984-12-02) (aged 72)
Palm Springs, California
Occupation film and television composer
Years active 1920s-1980s

Harry Sukman (December 2, 1912 – December 2, 1984) was an American film and television composer.

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Sukman was born in Chicago in 1912. He stared his musical career in the 1920's, when he was a teenager. He composed music scores for movies like Salem's Lot.

He married Francesca Paley in 1946, and the two stayed married until his death. They had one child, Susan McCray.

He won an Oscar and was nominated for two Oscars.[1] He won the best musical song score Oscar at the 1960 Academy Awards for Song Without End. He was also nominated for Fanny and The Singing Nun. All 3 were in Best Score.

Sukman died of a heart attack on his 72nd birthday, December 2, 1984.

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