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Jack Nitzsche

Born on April 22, 1937 in Chicago, IL
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Jack Nitzsche penned and arranged many classic songs for record producer Phil Spector during the '60s. In the '70s, he began composing soundtracks for such major features as One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Stand by Me (1986). Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1984 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Score John Carpenter's Starman Nominated
1983 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Song Written for a Film An Officer and a Gentleman Won
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Score An Officer and a Gentleman Nominated
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song An Officer and a Gentleman Won
1982 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song An Officer and a Gentleman Won


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