JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE ACADEMY AWARD
FOR BEST SCORING OF A MOTION PICTURE

(49% of total)
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The following list covers Academy Awards given in all categories of motion picture musical score composition, including best original and best adapted musical score, best score for a musical and for a non-musical picture, and awards for song scores.  The complete list can be found by searching on "Music (Scoring)" in the Awards Database of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and  Sciences.
  • Gus Kahn (1934), One Night of Love
  • Louis Silvers (1934), One Night of Love
  • Max Steiner (1935), The Informer
  • Leo Forbstein (1936), Anthony Adverse
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1936), Anthony Adverse
  • Charles Previn (1937), One Hundred Men and a Girl
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1938), The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Alfred Newman (1938), Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • Leo Shuken (1939), Stagecoach
  • Alfred Newman (1940), Tin Pan Alley
  • Bernard Herrmann (1941), All That Money Can Buy
  • Max Steiner (1942), Now, Voyager
  • Alfred Newman (1943), The Song of Bernadette
  • Max Steiner (1944), Since You Went Away
  • Morris Stoloff (1944), Cover Girl
  • Miklós Rózsa (1945), Spellbound
  • Morris Stoloff (1946), The Jolson Story
  • Miklós Rózsa (1947), A Double Life
  • Alfred Newman (1947), Mother Wore Tights
  • Johnny Green (1948), Easter Parade
  • Aaron Copland (1949), The Heiress
  • Lennie Hayton (1949), On the Town
  • Franz Waxman (1950), Sunset Boulevard
  • Adolph Deutsch (1950), Annie Get Your Gun
  • Franz Waxman (1951), A Place in the Sun
  • Saul Chaplin (1951), An American in Paris
  • Johnny Green (1951), An American in Paris
  • Dmitri Tiomkin (1952), High Noon
  • Alfred Newman (1952), With a Song in My Heart
  • Bronislau Kaper (1953), Lili
  • Alfred Newman (1953), Call Me Madam
  • Dmitri Tiomkin (1954), The High and the Mighty
  • Saul Chaplin (1954), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Adolph Deutsch (1954), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Alfred Newman (1955), Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
  • Jay Blackton (1955), Oklahoma!
  • Adolph Deutsch (1955), Oklahoma!
  • Victor Young (1956), Around the World in 80 Days
  • Alfred Newman (1956), The King and I
  • Dmitri Tiomkin (1958), The Old Man and the Sea
  • André Previn (1958), Gigi
  • Miklós Rózsa (1959), Ben-Hur
  • André Previn (1959), Porgy and Bess
  • Ernest Gold (1960), Exodus
  • Morris Stoloff (1960), Song Without End
  • Harry Sukman (1960), Song Without End
  • Saul Chaplin (1961), West Side Story
  • Johnny Green (1961), West Side Story
  • Irwin Kostal (1961), West Side Story
  • Sid Ramin (1961), West Side Story
  • André Previn (1963), Irma La Douce
  • Richard Sherman (1964), Mary Poppins
  • Robert Sherman (1964), Mary Poppins
  • André Previn (1964), My Fair Lady
  • Irwin Kostal (1965), The Sound of Music
  • Elmer Bernstein (1967), Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Alfred Newman (1967), Camelot
  • Johnny Green (1968), Oliver!
  • Burt Bacharach (1969), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Lennie Hayton (1969), Hello, Dolly!
  • Lionel Newman (1969), Hello, Dolly!
  • Marvin Hamlisch (1973), The Way We Were
  • Marvin Hamlisch (1973), The Sting
  • Leonard Rosenman (1975), Barry Lyndon
  • Jerry Goldsmith (1976), The Omen
  • Leonard Rosenman (1976), Bound for Glory
  • Jonathan Tunick (1977), A Little Night Music
  • Michael Gore (1980), Fame
  • Alan Bergman (1983), Yentl
  • Marilyn Bergman (1983), Yentl
  • Dave Grusin 1 (1988), The Milagro Beanfield War
  • Alan Menken (1989), The Little Mermaid
  • Alan Menken (1991), Beauty and the Beast
  • Alan Menken (1992), Aladdin
  • Hans Zimmer (1994), The Lion King
  • Luis Bacalov (1995),2 Il postino (The Postman)
  • Alan Menken (1995),2 Pocahontas
  • Stephen Schwartz (1995), Pocahontas
  • James Horner (1997), Titanic
  • John Corigliano 3 (1999), The Red Violin
  • Howard Shore (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Elliot Goldenthal 4 (2002), Frida
  • Howard Shore (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Justin Hurwitz (2016), La La Land
NOTES
1. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.
2. Separate awards were given in 1995 for Best Dramatic Score and for Best Musical or Comedy Score.
3. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father.
4. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.

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