Austrian composer Hans Salter (1896-1994) came to the United States in 1937 to escape Nazism. He was soon established as a motion picture composer and music director. A number of horror movies had his melodic touch, including some Frankenstein-related pictures. He wrote for one of the versions of Beau Geste and received several Academy Award nominations, among them for Christmas Holiday and This Love of Ours.
Find a Grave biographical sketch, photograph of tomb, and links to map and to Hollywood Forever cemetery.
Filmography including composer, miscellaneous crew, and music director from the Internet Movie Database.
Brief biography and listing of noted films. Includes links to related monster and creature films.
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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