Alex North

Alex North (born Isadore Soifer, December 4, 1910 – September 8, 1991) was an American composer best known for his many film scores, including A Streetcar Named Desire (one of the first jazz-based film scores), Viva Zapata!, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was the first composer to receive an Honorary Academy Award, but never won a competitive Oscar despite fifteen nominations. Description above from the Wikipedia page Alex North, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Known For: Sound

Birthday: 1910-12-04

Place of Birth: Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

Also Known As: Isadore Soifer

Alex North