Bernard Herrmann  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911December 24, 1975) was a composer (The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941). Although Herrmann is particularly known for the scores he created for Alfred Hitchcock's films, most famously The Murder for Psycho. He also composed notable scores for many other movies including Citizen Kane, Cape Fear and Taxi Driver. He penned the music for the original sensational radio broadcast of Orson Welles' The War of the Worlds, several fantasy films by Ray Harryhausen, and many TV programs.



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