Leo Shuken (b. Dec. 8, 1906, Los Angeles, California - d. July 24, 1976, Santa Monica, California) was an American film music composer, arranger, and musical director.
Shuken composed for the music industry from the end of the 1930s until shortly before his death, contributing music to over 100 films (many of which were uncredited). His first, uncredited, score was for
in 1937. He won an Go West, Young Man Academy Award for his work on the 1939 film , and was nominated in 1964 for the Stagecoach Academy Award for Original Music Score for . The Unsinkable Molly Brown
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Jürgen Wölfer & Roland Löper: "
Das grosse Lexikon der Filmkomponisten. Die Magier der cineastischen Akustik - von Ennio Morricone bis Hans Zimmer". Schwarzkopf&Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2003, ISBN 3-89602-296-2.
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