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Max Steiner

AKA Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner

Born: 10-May-1888
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Died: 28-Dec-1971
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gone With the Wind

Father: Gabor Steiner (impresario, b. 1858, d. 11-Sep-1944)
Mother: Marie Steiner ("Mitzie", d. 7-Nov-1937)
Wife: Beatrice Tilt (m. 12-Sep-1912, div.)
Wife: Audree van Lieu (m. 27-Apr-1927, div. 14-Dec-1933)
Wife: Louise Klos (harpist, m. 31-Oct-1936, div. 1946, d. 7-Jul-2002, one son)
Son: Ronald (b. 2-Mar-1940, d. 29-Apr-1962 suicide)
Wife: Leonette Blair ("Lee", m. 1947, until his death)

    High School: Vienna Academy

    RKO Head of Music Department (1928-36)
    Oscar 1936 for The Informer (best music, score)
    Oscar 1943 for Now, Voyager (best music, drama/comedy)
    Oscar 1945 for Since You Went Away (best music, drama/comedy)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1995
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1551 Vine St. (motion pictures)
    Naturalized US Citizen 1920



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