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Who is Alexander Courage?
Alexander Courage: Alexander "Sandy" Mair Courage, Jr. was an American orchestrator, arranger, and composer of music, primarily for television and film. He is best known as the composer of the theme music for the original Star Trek TV series.
- also known as Courage Alexander M, A. Courage, Alexander Mair Courage Jr., Sandy Courage, Alexander "Sandy" Mair Courage Jr., Sandy
- born on (96 years ago) in Philadelphia
- nationality: United States of America
- education: Eastman School of Music
- profession: Film score composer, music arranger
- member of musical group Gerald Fried and Alexander Courage
- Marriage with Shirley Pumpelly until
- died on (7 years ago) in Pacific Palisades
- buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
- genres: Film score, Soundtrack
- albums: "Star Trek, Volume 1: The Cage / Where No Man Has Gone Before", "Hot Rod Rumble", "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace", "Star Trek, Volume 3: Shore Leave / The Naked Time", "Superman: The Music (1978-1988)"
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "The Pleasure Seekers", with Lionel Newman
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "Doctor Dolittle", with Lionel Newman
- nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Best Music Composition - Special Program - "Medical Center"
- nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction - "Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas" (Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction), with Chris Boardman, Ian Fraser, Angela Morley
- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction - "Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas", with Angela Morley, Ian Fraser, Chris Boardman
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