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Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967

LC control no.n 83065680
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LC classificationML410.W2979 Biography
Personal name headingWaxman, Franz, 1906-1967
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Variant(s)Vaksman, F., 1906-1967
Waxman, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Wachsmann, Franz, 1906-1967
d'Alba, José, 1906-1967
Wachsmann, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Biography/History noteFranz Waxman (1906-1967) was a German American composer.
Birth date1906-12-24
Death date1967-02-24
Place of birthChorzów, Województwo Śląskie, Poland
Place of deathLos Angeles, Calif.
Field of activityMusic Motion picture music Composition (Music)
Profession or occupationFilm composers Composers
Found inHis Papers, 1936-66.
Bunin, R.S. Kont︠s︡ertnai︠a︡ simfonii︠a︡ [SR] 1976?: label (F. Vaksman)
Stern, I. Isaac Stern in violin selections from "Humoresque" [SR] 1946?: labels (Franz Waxman, conductor; arranged by F. Waxman)
New Grove, 2nd ed. (Waxman (Wachsmann), Franz; b. Dec. 24, 1906, Königshütte; d. Feb. 24, 1967, Los Angeles; American composer of German birth)
His Allein-in einer grossen Stadt [SR] 1930 label (d'Alba)
Deutsche Kinemathek-Museum für Film und Fernsehen WWW site, Mar. 5, 2010: Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin (Franz Waxman; Dec. 24, 1906-Feb. 24, 1967; changed his name from Wachsmann to Waxman when he moved to the U.S.; recorded with Dietrich also under the name José d'Alba)
IMDB, June 9, 2011 (Franz Waxman; F. Wachsmann; b. in Königshütte, Upper Silesia, Germany (now Chorzów, Slaskie, Poland))
Associated languageeng