Andre Previn
Date of Birth
Apr 06, 1929
Birth Place:
Berlin, Germany


Born in Germany, composer Andre Previn spent much of his adolescence in Los Angeles. After studying musical composition with Mario Castenuovo-Tedasco, Previn sought out work in Hollywood, where his cousin Charles Previn was already an established composer (another Previn, Andre's younger brother Steve Previn, became a film and TV director). At 19, Previn was hired as an arranger by MGM....