John Addison
Date of Birth
Mar 16, 1920
Birth Place:
Cobham, Surrey, England

Biography

Best known for writing the Oscar-winning score to Tom Jones (1963), John Addison ranked as one of Great Britain's most prolific and diverse film composers, with diverse musical genres ranging from light classical to brooding jazz. Following service in the British Armed Forces during WWII, Addison became a popular concert hall composer. He entered the film industry in the late '40s and would score...