|Birth Day||July 24, 1898|
|Age||121 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 20, 1981 (age 82)|
He began working on the film "That Certain Age" in 1938. Early in his career, he also composed musical scores for Warner Brothers cartoons.
He was nominated eight times for an Academy Award in the Best Sound category. He was also nominated three times in the category of Best Visual Effects.
He worked on the 1943 film version of "The Phantom of the Opera," which starred Nelson Eddy.