Raymond Rasch

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Raymond Rasch
Also known as Ray Rasch
Born (1917-03-01)March 1, 1917
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Died December 23, 1964(1964-12-23) (aged 47)
Occupation(s) Pianist, arranger
Instruments Piano
Years active 1950s–1964

Raymond Rasch (March 1, 1917 – December 23, 1964) was a pianist and arranger on the Hollywood scene in the 1950s and 1960s.

Rasch was born in Toledo, Ohio. He won a posthumous Academy Award in 1972 for "Best Original Music Score" for Chaplin's 1952 film Limelight (along with Charlie Chaplin and Larry Russell).[1]


  1. ^ Cook, David A. Lost illusions: American cinema in the shadow of Watergate and Vietnam. p. 507.