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Irwin Kostal
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Composer
    (October 1, 1911-November 23, 1994)
    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    Film and theater composer
    Notable credits include 'Shinbone Alley,' 'The Music Man,' 'Fiorello!', 'West Side Story,' 'The Sound of Music,' and 'Mickey's Christmas Carol'
    He opted to not attend college.
    Nepotism for actress Julie Andrews is evident by the fact that he worked with her on three of her films.
    He re-dubbed Leopold Stokowski's original orchestrations for the 1982 re-release of Disney's 'Fantasia.'
    He taught himself musical arranging by studying the symphonic scores available at his local library.
    He composed some of the most memorable Broadway tunes.
    He won two Oscars for scoring musical films.
    He was posthumously honored as a Disney Legend in 2004.

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