Dimitri Tiomkin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Dimitri Tiomkin

American conductor

Date of Birth: 10-May-1894

Place of Birth: Kremenchuk, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 11-Nov-1979

Profession: composer, conductor, pianist, film score composer, film producer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Dimitri Tiomkin

  • Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: ??????? ?????????? ??????, Dmitrij Zinov'evic Tjomkin, Ukrainian: ??????´ ????´??????? ???´????, Dmytro Zynoviyovyc Tomkin) (May 10, 1894 – November 11, 1979) was a Ukrainian-born American film composer and conductor.
  • Classically trained in St.
  • Petersburg, Russia before the Bolshevik Revolution, he moved to Berlin and then New York City after the Russian Revolution.
  • In 1929, after the stock market crash, he moved to Hollywood, where he became best known for his scores for Western films, including Duel in the Sun, Red River, High Noon, The Big Sky, Gunfight at the O.K.
  • Corral, and Last Train from Gun Hill. Tiomkin received twenty-two Academy Award nominations and won four Oscars, three for Best Original Score for High Noon, The High and the Mighty, and The Old Man and the Sea, and one for Best Original Song for "The Ballad of High Noon" from the former film.

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