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Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 – December 24, 1975) was an American composer noted for his work in motion pictures. In over forty scores Bernard Herrmann enriched the work of such directors as Orson Welles (Citizen Kane), Alfred Hitchcock (North By Northwest, Vertigo, Psycho, Marnie etc.), Francois Truffaut (Fahrenheit 451), and Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver). From his first film (Citizen Kane) to his last (Taxi Driver), Herrmann was a master at evoking psychological nuance and dramatic tension through music, often using… read more

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  • Avatar for Akatian
    One of the greatest film composers of all time.
  • Avatar for caro_vian
    what a talented cool guy !!! // taxi driver makes me wanna drive for ever in joy
  • Avatar for brunocoliveira
    20th century's Wagner
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  • Avatar for Moonlight__Dawn
    Like others, I learned about Bernard Herrmann's music via Hitchcock (Psycho for me). I now listen to this other film scores. LOVE "The Day the Earth Stood Still".
  • Avatar for lear_4
    I think this guy's a genius! Of course, learned about it through the great Hitchcock.
  • Avatar for ilhammaulana
    Psycho is such a MASTERPIECE for our mankind.
  • Avatar for Keila_M
    Psycho!!!
  • Avatar for DropSoap
    I love this man's music in a way that I don't love anything or anyone else.
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    Xhi
    the soundtrack to "the 7th voyage of sinbad" ranks among his finest. totally menacing.

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