Irwin Kostal
Date of Birth
Oct 01, 1911
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


Irwin Kostal launched his career on radio and then made a name for himself arranging music for Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows between 1950 and 1955. He went on to become one of Hollywood's most distinguished conductors and orchestrators of both feature films and television programs. Kostal earned the first of two Oscars in 1962 for orchestrating and supervising Leonard Bernstein's score for West...