Dimitri Tiomkin (Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin)

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Kremenchuk, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire [now Ukraine]
Dimitri Tiomkin was a Russian Jewish composer who emigrated to America and became one of the most distinguished and best-loved music writers of Hollywood. He won a hallowed place in the pantheon of the most successful and productive composers in American film history, earning himself four Oscars and sixteen Academy Awards nominations. He was born Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin on May 10, 1894, in Kremenchug, Russia. His mother, Marie (nee Tartakovsky), was a Russian pianist and teacher. His father, Zinovi Tiomkin, was a renowned medical doctor. His uncle, rabbi Vladimir Tiomkin, was the first President of the World Zionist Union. Read more...


Character: Himself - Winner: Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture & Nominee: Best Original Song

The 27th Annual Academy Awards 1955

Character: Himself - Cameo Appearance

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950