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Elmer Bernstein.FactSheet

BORN:
New York City, New York
April 4, 1922

DIED:
Ojai, California
August 18, 2004

PARENTS:
Edward Bernstein, Born Austria-Hungary, March 30, 1896
Died Los Angeles, California, December, 1968
High School Teacher - English

Selma Feinstein, Born Ukraine, September 21, 1901
Died October, 1991

EDUCATION:
King Coit Drama School for Children - 1932-1935
Walden School, New York City - Graduated June, 1939
New York University, Washington Square -1939 -1942

SCHOLARSHIPS:
Piano Scholarship with Henriette Michelson, 1934-1949
Piano and Composition Scholarships - Chatham Square Music School- 1936-1940
Composition study with Israel Citkowitz, Roger Sessions, Ivan Langstroth, Stefan Wolpe

Associations
    ORGANIZATIONS:
    Vice President—Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: 1963-69
    Member of the Board—Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: 1970-1972
    President of the Young Musicians Foundation: 1960-1970
    Member of the Board of Governors of the Performing Arts Council of the Music Center: 1967-1975
    Member of the Board of Governors of the Screen Composers Association
         Vice President: 1967-69
    President of the Film Music Society: 1996-2001
    President of the Film Music Museum: 2002-

    GUILDS AND UNIONS:
    President of Composers and Lyricists Guild of America. 1970-1979
    Member of Locals 47 and 802
    American Federation of Musicians
    American Society of Music Arrangers
    The Screen Composers Association
    The Dramatists Guild
    The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers


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8981 Sunset Blvd., Suite 311
W. Hollywood, Ca 90069
Tel: (310) 858-3000

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Los Angeles, CA 90045
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