Bernard Herrmann

Born: 29 June 1911, New York
Died: 24 December 1975, Los Angeles, Ca.

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Highlighted works

  • Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane

    Given extraordinary freedom by Hollywood studio RKO for his debut film, boy wonder Welles created a modernist masterpiece that is regularly voted the best film ever made.

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    A former detective with a fear of heights is hired to follow a woman apparently possessed by the past, in Alfred Hitchcock’s timeless thriller about obsession.

  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    Martin’s Scorsese’s unsettling story of disturbed New York cab driver Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) is a classic of 70s cinema.

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    The Magnificent Ambersons

    Among the most famous of broken films, Orson Welles’ masterful follow-up to Citizen Kane was taken out of his control and re-edited by the studio.

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