David Raksin
Date of Birth
Aug 04, 1912
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA

Biography

David Raksin was the last great film composer of the 20th century, with a string of successes across four decades and one timeless classic, the song "Laura," to his credit. David Raksin was born in Philadelphia in 1912; his father ran a music store, and as the younger Raksinmanifested an interest and ability in music at an early age, he had ample opportunity to pursue this study, first on the...