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Dimitri Tiomkin
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Composer
    (May 10, 1894-November 11, 1979)
    Born in Kremenchung, Ukraine
    Wrote scores for the films 'Lost Horizon' (1937), 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington' (1939), 'It's a Wonderful Life' (1946), 'Champion' (1949), 'Strangers on a Train' (1951), 'High Noon' (1952), 'The High and the Mighty' (1954), 'Dial M for Murder' (1954),'Giant' (1956), 'RIo Bravo' (1959), 'The Guns of Navarone' (1961), 'Town Without Pity' (1961) and 'The Fall of the Roman Empire' (1964)
    Also scored the TV series 'Rawhide' (1959-66)
    Became a US citizen (1937)
    Died of complications from a broken hip following a fall
    He composed 'The Storming of the Winter Palace' to celebrate the third anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution in Russia.
    After winning the Oscar for best score for 'The High and the Mighty,' he said, 'I would like to thank my colleagues: Brahms, Bach, Beethoven, Richard Strauss,' drawing laughter from the audeince. He later wrote, 'Unfortunately, I didn't intend to be funny.'
    His theme for The Wild, Wild West was rejected by the producers.
    He was nominated for 21 Oscars and won four.
    He fought to integrate the Hollywood studio orchestras.
    He was mugged when he returned home after attending his first wife's funeral (1967).

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