Murray Spivack

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Murray Spivack
Born (1903-09-06)September 6, 1903
Died May 8, 1994(1994-05-08) (aged 90)
Los Angeles, United States
Occupation Sound engineer
Years active 1930-1978

Murray Spivack (6 September 1903 – 8 May 1994) was a Russian-born American sound engineer best known as the sound designer for the 1933 film King Kong. He won an Academy Award for Sound Recording and was nominated for another in the same category. He was also a drum teacher whose students included Louie Bellson, Remo Belli, David Garibaldi, William Kraft and Joe Morello.[1]


Spivack won an Academy Award and was nominated for another:



  1. ^ "PAS Hall of Fame". PAS. Retrieved November 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The 42nd Academy Awards (1970) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  3. ^ "The 43rd Academy Awards (1971) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-08-27. 

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