Daniele Amfitheatrof
Date of Birth
Oct 29, 1901
Birth Place:
St. Petersburg, Russia


The son of a prominent Russian journalist, composer/ conductor Danielle Amfitheatrof fled with his family to Europe after the Revolution. He began his music studies in Prague, eventually graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in Rome. It was in the latter city that Amfitheatrof wrote his first movie score, for Max Ophuls' La Signora di Tutti (1934). Moving to the U.S. in 1937, Amfitheatrof...