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Bernard Herrmann

Composer (29-Jun-1911 — 24-Dec-1975)


Graham Donald Bruce. Bernard Herrmann: Film Music and Narrative. UMI Research Press. 1985. 248pp.

Edward Johnson. Bernard Herrmann, Hollywood's Music-Dramatist: A Biographical Sketch with a Filmography, Catalogue of Works, Discography and Bibliography. Triad Press. 1977. 60pp.

Steven C. Smith. A Heart at Fire's Center: The Life and Music of Bernard Herrmann. University of California Press. 2002. 429pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.643)

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.306)

  6. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.254)

  7. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.195)

  8. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.394)

  9. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.402)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.331)

  11. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.420)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.234)

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