best adaptation & song score composer (nominations)

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1. Irwin Kostal

Music_department | West Side Story

Irwin Kostal was born on October 1, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on West Side Story (1961), Mary Poppins (1964) and The Sound of Music (1965). He died on November 23, 1994 in Studio City, California, USA.

2. Michel Legrand

Composer | The Thomas Crown Affair

Michel Legrand is a three-time Academy Award-winning French composer, conductor and pianist who composed over 200 film and television scores as well as recorded over a hundred albums of jazz, popular and classical music.

He was born on February 24, 1932, in Becon-les-Bruyeres, in the Paris suburbs, ...

3. Frank De Vol

Composer | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Frank DeVol was born to Herman Frank DeVol and Minnie Emma Humphreys DeVol in Moundsville, West Virginia, on September 20, 1911. He grew up in Canton, Ohio. His father had a "pit" orchestra at the local movie house, and his mother had a sewing shop in Canton. His father was also an accountant. ...

4. Johnny Green

Music_department | West Side Story

Composer-pianist-arranger Johnny Green was born in Far Rockaway, New York. The son of musical parents, Green was accepted by Harvard at the age of 15, and entered the University in 1924. Between semesters, bandleader Guy Lombardo heard his Harvard Gold Coast Orchestra and hired him to create dance ...

5. Albert Woodbury

Music_department | The Golden Child

Orchestrated many times for Andre Previn.

6. Patrick Williams

Composer | Lou Grant

Patrick Williams is one of the most versatile composers in the music industry. Having composed well over 150 scores for theatrical features and television films, as well as records and concert works, Williams is a man of diverse talents. He has received twenty-one Emmy nominations, twelve Grammy ...

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