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Franz Waxman

Franz WaxmanAKA Franz Wachsmann

Born: 24-Dec-1906
Birthplace: Königshütte, Germany
Died: 24-Feb-1967
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Beth Olam Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sunset Blvd.

[1] Mount Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.

Sister: Frieda Karliner
Wife: Alice Schachmann (d. 13-Sep-1957, two children)
Son: John Waxman

    Conservatory: Dresden Music Academy

    Golden Globe 1951 for Sunset Blvd. (best score)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1951 for Sunset Blvd.
    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1952 for A Place in the Sun

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