Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Date of Birth
Apr 03, 1895
Birth Place:
Florence, Italy


One of the most influential -- though least well known -- of European émigré composers to Hollywood, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco spent all of the 1940s and a significant chunk of the 1950s scoring feature films; he also became one of the most respected music teachers in Los Angeles, and could count among his students such future luminaries of the soundstage and the concert hall as Jerry Goldsmith...