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Steiner, Max, 1888-1971

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1888-1971

Biographical History

Max Steiner (1888-1971) was an Austrian-American film composer.

Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner was born May 10, 1888 in Austria. Max married three times. He was most well-known for his musical compositions for movies; his best-known score is Gone With the Wind. He graduated from the Austria Imperial Academy of Music at the age of thirteen, completing an eight-year program in just one year. During his life, he won three Oscars for his musical scores. Max Steiner died on December 28, 1971.

Citation

Max Steiner Music Society news letter, autumn 1976: p. 2 (Max Steiner, Dean of film music)

OCLC, 11/19/84 (hdg.: Steiner, Max, 1888-1971)

New Grove (Steiner, Max(imilian Raoul Walter); b. May 10, 1888, Vienna, d. Dec. 28, 1971, Hollywood; American composer of Austrian birth)

Buy a kiss, 1933 (Max R. Steiner)

Found in 1245 Collections and/or Records:

45 Fathoms - Dead or Alive, 1959-03-03

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

A Book of Faces, 1962-04-27

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

A Difference of Opinion, 1968-11-15

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

A Fool and His Money, 1968-03-08

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

A Game for Alternate Mondays, 1963-01-29

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

A Gift from the Sultan, 1955-01-22

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

"A Guy Called Ike", 1944 December 31

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

A Hundred Yards Over the Rim, 1961-02-07

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

A Man is Waiting to be Murdered, 1962-01-05

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.

"A Miserable Merry Christmas", 1944 December 24

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2193 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Interviews and correspondence with Ken Darby and Hugo Friedhofer.