Facts about Alex North

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Alex North was a famous Composer from USA, who lived between December 4, 1910 and September 8, 1991. He/she became 80 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 11 quotes who is written / told by Alex.

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Famous quotes by Alex North (11)


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"There are so few directors who are musical who appreciate music"
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"I like what I hear as a resulting combination of these two strands... something of a combination of familiarity and, for lack of a better word, strangeness"
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"Being an old radical, I like films like Spartacus. I could relate to the hero"
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"When I decided to go to a country that subsidized music, I went to the Soviet Union for two years"
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"Today it's not culture; it's box office"
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"There are scores you have to write objectively without getting involved"
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"I prefer to write music for family films. I like people"
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"Composers today get a TV script on Friday and have to record on Tuesday. It's just dreadful to impose on gifted talent and expect decent music under these conditions"
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"My best film composing experience was with Elia Kazan"
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"The United States and Turkey are the only two countries that don't have some kind of subsidy for the Arts. The whole culture in society has made certain films more acceptable. I turned down so many films in the '60s and '70s"
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"Fear is a problem with film music and films; people want to be conventional, and there's more commercialism today. If you are not daring in your art, you're bankrupt"


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