(since the Academy Awards are on Sunday, this seemed fitting, maybe I’ll find a few more)
On March 28th, 1977, the 49th Annual Academy Awards were held. On this day, Jerry Goldsmith won his first and only Oscar for The Omen, a 1976 film that told the story of diplomat Robert Thorn (Gregory Peck), who learns over time that his adopted son Damien may very well be the Antichrist.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it is a great shame that Goldsmith only won a single Oscar over the course of his career, but at least he got his moment of glory (sadly, some composers never do).
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