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Alex North

Alex North
Born: Dec 4, 1910 in Chester, PA
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Died: Sep 8, 1991 in Pacific Palisades, CA
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, Classical
Biography: American composer Alex North hardly needed films to enhance his reputation. A graduate of Juilliard and the pupil of such musical heavyweights as Ernst Toch and Aaron Copland, North was responsible for the incidental music in several major Broadway productions of the 1940s, notably Death of a Salesman. ...Read full biography
Under the Volcano
Released: 1984
Label: Masters Film
Critics' Rating:
Alex North's Oscar-nominated Under the Volcano vividly captures the alcoholic fog that permeates every pore of Malcolm Lowry's classic source novel -- disjointed and dissonant music steeped in the folk ...Read full review
Cleopatra [1963]
Released: 1963
Critics' Rating:
The deluxe CD package on Varese Sarabande (all two and a half hours) is always the first recommendation for this classic soundtrack, but budget-minded film-music buffs will still find plenty of pleasures ...Read full review
More Alex North albums: Main Albums (16), Compilations (6)
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