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|Named Person:||Alex North; Alex North; Alex North|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sanya Shoilevska Henderson
|Description:||xiii, 264 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||North's life and career --
|Responsibility:||Sanya Shoilevska Henderson ; foreword by John Williams.|
"Alex North's life and work are the focus of this book. The first part deals with his early life growing up in Chester, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia, his studies at Juilliard in New York and in Russia and Mexico, his early experiences in modern dance, documentaries, and theater, and his major work in film.".
"The second part contains detailed analyses of the musical scores that North composed for A Streetcar Named Desire, Spartacus, The Misfits, Under the Volcano, and Prizzi's Honor. Included in the appendices are a bibliography of materials about North, a filmography, a listing of other compositions by North, a discography, and a listing of awards North received."--BOOK JACKET.