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William Axt (April 19, 1888 – February 13, 1959) was an American composer of nearly two hundred film scores.

Born in New York City, Axt graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in The Bronx and studied at the National Conservatory of Music of America. He served as an assistant conductor for the Hammerstein Grand Opera Company and was the musical director for the Capitol Theatre in Manhattan before joining the music department at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1919. He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Chicago in 1922.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Axt (April 19, 1888 – February 13, 1959) was an American composer of nearly two hundred film scores.

Born in New York City, Axt graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in The Bronx and studied at the National Conservatory of Music of America. He served as an assistant conductor for the Hammerstein Grand Opera Company and was the musical director for the Capitol Theatre in Manhattan before joining the music department at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1919. He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Chicago in 1922.

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Known For Sound

Gender Male

Known Credits 108

Birthday 1888-04-19

Day of Death 1959-02-13

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Dr. William Axt

Sound TV ShowsMovies

1949 Adam's Rib Music
1946 Equestrian Quiz: What's Your I.Q.? No. 11 Music
1939 Miracles For Sale Original Music Composer
1939 The Kid From Texas Original Music Composer
1939 Sergeant Madden Original Music Composer
1939 Stand Up and Fight Original Music Composer
1938 The Girl Downstairs Music
1938 Listen, Darling Original Music Composer
1938 Rich Man, Poor Girl Original Music Composer
1938 Fast Company Music
1938 Yellow Jack Original Music Composer
1938 The First Hundred Years Music Score Producer
1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone Music
1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal Original Music Composer
1937 Big City Original Music Composer
1937 Between Two Women Original Music Composer
1937 Parnell Music
1937 Espionage Music
1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney Original Music Composer
1937 Under Cover of Night Original Music Composer
1936 Wanted -- A Master Music
1936 Libeled Lady Music
1936 Suzy Music
1936 Old Shep Music
1936 The Unguarded Hour Music Score Producer
1936 Petticoat Fever Original Music Composer
1936 Three Godfathers Original Music Composer
1936 The Garden Murder Case Original Music Composer
1936 Tough Guy Original Music Composer
1936 Three Live Ghosts Original Music Composer
1935 Last of the Pagans Original Music Composer
1935 Whipsaw Original Music Composer
1935 Rendezvous Music
1935 Trained Hoofs Music
1935 It's in the Air Original Music Composer
1935 Woman Wanted Music
1935 The Murder Man Original Music Composer
1935 Memories and Melodies Music
1935 Buried Loot Original Music Composer
1934 A Wicked Woman Original Music Composer
1934 Death on the Diamond Original Music Composer
1934 Straight Is the Way Original Music Composer
1934 The Girl from Missouri Original Music Composer
1934 Paris Interlude Music
1934 Stamboul Quest Original Music Composer
1934 Operator 13 Original Music Composer
1934 The Thin Man Original Music Composer
1934 Sadie McKee Music
1934 Manhattan Melodrama Music
1934 Men in White Original Music Composer
1934 Goofy Movies Number Two Original Music Composer
1934 The Mystery of Mr. X Music
1934 This Side of Heaven Original Music Composer
1934 You Can't Buy Everything Original Music Composer
1933 Should Ladies Behave Music
1933 Menu Original Music Composer
1933 Penthouse Original Music Composer
1933 Dinner at Eight Music
1933 Midnight Mary Original Music Composer
1933 Reunion in Vienna Original Music Composer
1933 Storm at Daybreak Original Music Composer
1933 Gabriel Over the White House Original Music Composer
1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche Original Music Composer
1933 Whistling in the Dark Original Music Composer
1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu Music
1932 Microscopic Mysteries Music
1932 Faithless Original Music Composer
1932 Blondie of the Follies Original Music Composer
1932 The Washington Masquerade Music Score Producer
1932 As You Desire Me Music
1932 The Wet Parade Music
1931 Mata Hari Music
1931 Private Lives Music
1931 Wild and Woolly Music
1931 Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) Music
1931 Love-Tails of Morocco Music
1931 Sporting Blood Music
1930 Romance Music
1930 Chasing Rainbows Original Music Composer
1930 The Woman Racket Music
1929 Navy Blues Music
1929 Untamed Music
1929 Speedway Original Music Composer
1929 The Mysterious Island Music
1929 The Unholy Night Original Music Composer
1929 The Single Standard Music
1929 Where East Is East Music
1929 Tide of Empire Music
1928 A Woman of Affairs Original Music Composer
1928 West of Zanzibar Original Music Composer
1928 Show People Original Music Composer
1928 The Masks of the Devil Music
1928 Our Dancing Daughters Original Music Composer
1928 The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg Original Music Composer
1927 Love Original Music Composer
1927 Camille Original Music Composer
1926 Bardelys the Magnificent Original Music Composer
1926 Don Juan Original Music Composer
1926 La Bohème Original Music Composer
1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Original Music Composer
1925 The Big Parade Music
1925 Greed Original Music Composer
1924 He Who Gets Slapped Original Music Composer
1924 The Navigator Original Music Composer
1923 Scaramouche Original Music Composer
1919 Madame DuBarry Music

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1930 All Quiet on the Western Front Compositor
1929 Spite Marriage Additional Music

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