Daniele Amfitheatrof

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... read moreComposer Daniele Amfitheatrof scored a number of MGM films during the '40s, '50s, and '60s. Before that, the Russian-born son of a novelist and playwright, and graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in Rome, conducted various European symphonies. He scored his first film, Max Ophul's La signora di...

Key songs

Major Dundee March
Daniele Amfitheatrof
1:54
Are You El Tigre?
Daniele Amfitheatrof
3:44
Retreat
Daniele Amfitheatrof
2:00
Bitter Words
Daniele Amfitheatrof
2:24
Marabunta
Daniele Amfitheatrof
1:52

Biography

Active: 1940s-1960s
Country Of origin: Russia

Composer Daniele Amfitheatrof scored a number of MGM films during the '40s, '50s, and '60s. Before that, the Russian-born son of a novelist and playwright, and graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in Rome, conducted various European symphonies. He scored his first film, Max Ophul's La signora di Tutti, in 1934. Three years later he emigrated to the U.S. where he conducted the Minneapolis and Boston symphony orchestras until heading for Hollywood in 1939. His best-known scores are from films such as Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948), The Desert Fox(1951), and Major Dundee (1965). ~ Sandra Brennan~ Rovi