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Sammy Fain

Born on June 17, 1902 in New York, NY
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Like many composers of the 1920s, Sammy Fain started out as a minor employee in a music publishing company. Many of his early songs were written in collaboration with Irving Kahal, including such sentimental standards as "Let a Smile Be Your ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1977 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song The Rescuers Nominated
1976 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Half a House Nominated
1972 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song The Stepmother Nominated
1962 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song Tender Is the Night Nominated
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Song A Certain Smile Nominated


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