Hugo Friedhofer

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Friday, April 14, 2006

In May it will be twenty-five years since Hugo Friedhofer died. He was one of America’s most interesting composers, and his death was roundly ignored. Sara Fishko thinks its about time somebody remembered the life and work of the Academy Award- winning movie composer. is the next Fishko Files.

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John Steven Lasher

Without doubt the finest composer to work in Hollywood. Hugo was a genius. He knew more about orchestration than a good many of the composers he was hired to orchestrate for. His score for "The Best Years of Our Lives" presently ranks sixth in the American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Film Scores of All Time.

Jun. 02 2013 02:05 AM

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