Victor Young
Date of Birth
Aug 08, 1901
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL

Biography

During his 20-year Hollywood career, American composer Victor Young wrote the scores to over 300 films. For the first three decades of his life, he was best known as a concert violinist. A child prodigy, Young was born in Chicago and raised in Poland, where he studied at the Warsaw Conservatory and made his debut with the Warsaw Philharmonic. At age 20, Young was appointed musical director of the...