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Leith Stevens was an American composer, arranger, and conductor who worked in the fields of film and television music. He was born in Mount Moriah, Missouri, and began his musical career as a pianist in the 1920s. He went on to compose music for over 100 films and television shows, including The Wild One, The Man from Planet X, and The Twilight Zone. He also composed the theme music for the television series The Adventures of Superman. Stevens died in Los Angeles in 1970. Stevens was nominated for an Academy Award for his score for the film The Wild One in 1954. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on the television series The Adventures of Superman in 1958. Throughout his career, Stevens worked with some of the most influential composers and arrangers of the time, including Elmer Bernstein, Leonard Rosenman, and Henry Mancini. He was also a mentor to many young composers, including John Williams.

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Occupation music_department,composer,soundtrack
Age 61 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 13 September 1909
Birthday 13 September
Birthplace Mount Moriah, Missouri, USA
Date of death 23 July, 1970
Died Place Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality USA

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His wife is Mary McCoy (? - ?), Elizabeth Stevens (? - 23 July 1970) ( her death)

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He is known for his work on The War of the Worlds (1953), Destination Moon (1950) and Julie (1956). He was married to Elizabeth Stevens and Mary McCoy.


As a film composer he was nothing if not versatile. His work ranged from the classical, Sergei Rachmaninoff-inspired "Piano Concerto in C Minor" (performed by Artur Rubinstein with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra) for Night Song (1947) to the swinging jazz scores he created for The Wild One (1953) and Private Hell 36 (1954).


(1937-42) Radio: Composed the score for the series "Big Town".


American composer and arranger. He studied at Juilliard in the 1920's and first worked as a pianist for the Chicago Opera Company. From 1930, he was arranger/conductor for CBS. By 1938, Stevens fronted a big band for weekly CBS Saturday Night Swing Club broadcasts. In Hollywood from 1939, he worked as composer/arranger, coming more in demand after his composition, "American Rhapsody", achieved concert hall success in 1942.


Leith Stevens was born on September 13, 1909 in Mount Moriah, Missouri, USA.