Ron Goodwin
Date of Birth
Feb 17, 1925
Birth Place:
Plymouth, Devon, England


A prominent film composer whose work accompanied such classic films as Where Eagles Dare (1968) and Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy (1972), Ron Goodwin started his musical career early in life and composed the scores for over 60 films in his half-century career. Goodwin was born in Plymouth, England, in 1925, and at age five began playing the piano at the request of his mother. Though he would take up...