Oscar Artists: Newman, Alfred–Film Composer (44 Nominations, 9 Oscars)

During his career, Alfred Newman was regarded as one of the most prolific, influential, and respected figure in film music.

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He received an unprecedented 44 Oscar nominations, and his 9 Academy Awards are more than any other musical director or composer has received.

Newman was considered the most powerful music director in Hollywood’s history.

With two of his fellow composers, Max Steiner and Dimitri Tiomkin, they were considered the “three godfathers of film music.”

Newman won 9 Oscars for:

Alexander’s Ragtime Band (1938)

Tin Pan Alley (1940)

The Song of Bernadette(1943)

Mother Wore Tights (1947)

With a Song in My Heart (1952)

Call Me Madam (1953)

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (1955)

The King and I (1956)

Camelot (1967)