Alex North



Alex North

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Active
1950 to 2000
Born
December 4, 1910 in Chester
Died
September 8, 1991
Location
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Genres
Pop
Biography
Alex North (December 4, 1910 - September 8, 1991) was an American composer responsible for the first jazz-based film score (A Streetcar Named Desire). North was nominated for 15 Oscars, but did not win until receiving the lifetime achievement Academy Award in 1986. Among his many film scores are Spartacus, Cleopatra, Streetcar Named Desire, Death of A Salesman, Dragonslayer, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and Viva Zapata. North composed the music to the timeless hit song, "Unchained Melody." His classical works include a Rhapsody for Piano, and Revue for Clarinet and Orchestra, originally commissioned by Benny Goodman.
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Death of a Salesman (Music from the Broadway Production)

Death of a Salesman (Music from the Broadway Production)

Alex North November 15, 2016

21 Tracks

Dragonslayer (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Dragonslayer (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Alex North April 4, 2016

25 Tracks

Alex North's Music for Sounder

Alex North's Music for Sounder

Alex North December 4, 2015

20 Tracks

Popular Culture

Popular Culture

Alex North June 5, 2015

14 Tracks

Gioconda

Gioconda

Alex North February 10, 2015

11 Tracks

The Misfits - Original Sound Track Music

The Misfits - Original Sound Track Music

Alex North January 1, 2015

7 Tracks

The Wonderful Country (Original Movie Sound Track)

The Wonderful Country (Original Movie Sound Track)

Alex North January 1, 2015

17 Tracks

The Children's Hour (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

The Children's Hour (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Alex North November 9, 2014

13 Tracks

The Misfits (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

The Misfits (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Alex North September 19, 2014

13 Tracks

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