John Strauss – R.I.P!

By on 18 February, 2011



Movie composer John Strauss died at his nursing home in Los Angeles on Monday night (14th February 2011). He was 90 years old.


The music editor, who worked on movies including Oscar-winning ‘Amadeus‘, died from complications with Parkinson’s disease, according to his son Larry.

Strauss was known for his work on TV theme tunes for 1960s shows ‘Car 54‘ and ‘Where Are You?‘. He then went on to become music editor for several Woody Allen flicks, including ‘Take the Money and Run‘, as well as 1972’s ‘Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask)‘.

Throughout his career, Strauss also worked as a music co-ordinator and briefly starred in ‘Amadeus‘, for which he won a Grammy for its soundtrack album. He was also awarded an Emmy for his work on TV movie ‘The Amazing Howard Hughes‘.

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