David Shire
Date of Birth
Jul 03, 1937
Birth Place:
Buffalo, NY

Biography

After years of composing music for stage shows, Yale-educated David Shire plunged into film scoring with 1971's One More Train to Rob. The soundtrack album of Shire's incidental score for Saturday Night Fever won him a 1977 Grammy Award, while his single "It Goes Like It Goes," written for 1979's Norma Rae, earned him an Oscar. In addition, Shire won a Tony for his work on the 1983 Broadway...