Arthur Piantadosi

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Arthur Piantadosi
Arthur Piantadosi, Pic.jpg
Born (1916-11-04)November 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 (November 4, 1916 – February 23, 1994) was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for the Robert Redford film All the President's Men and was nominated for six more in the same category. He won a BAFTA Award in 1973 for Best Sound 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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