Leonard Rosenman

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Film composer Leonard Rosenman died five years ago, at age 83. He won Oscars for his adaptations of existing music for movies such as Barry Lyndon and Bound for Glory, but it was Rosenman’s original scores, says WNYC’s Sara Fishko, that are remembered for their arresting modernism. Here is the next Fishko Files.

WNYC Production Credits...

Executive Producer: Sara Fishko
Associate Producer: Laura Mayer
Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann

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John Steven Lasher from Australia

Leonard was a class-act in all respects. What an inspired, inventive composer. I knew him for many years. Although I was unable to produce any recordings of his film music for my Entr'acte Recording Society music label, I kept the sound recordings he sent me of his evocative score for "Cross Creek." Later on I loaned the tapes to Intrada Records, so that they could release a CD of Leonard's music. If Leonard is to be remembered for any particular score, then it should be for "East of Eden" and "Rebel Without a Cause." Masterworks, both.

Jul. 27 2013 11:12 PM

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