Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tiomkin, Dimitri

Dimitri Tiomkin(1894-1979), Russian/American composer and pianist, studied at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. After the Russian Revolution he went to Berlin and continued his study. He toured US as a pianist in 1925 and 1928. In 1929 he moved to Hollywood where he composed scores for film music and continued to tour as a concert pianist. He composed mainly film scores - Lost Horizon, It's a Wonderfull Life, High Noon, The Alamo etc.

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