Saul Chaplin
Date of Birth
Feb 19, 1912
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY


One of Hollywood's preeminent composers and musical directors, Saul Chaplin had worked on stage, screen and television since the days of Tin Pan Alley. In film, he won four Oscars for collaborating on the scores and orchestrations of An American in Paris (1951), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) and West Side Story (1961). He was born Saul Kaplan in Brooklyn, New York. Following education at...