Who's Bernard Herrmann?
American composer (June 29, 1911 - December 24, 1975). One of the most influential film composers
of all time who scored such classics as Citizen Kane, The Day the Earth Stood Still,
Vertigo, Psycho, and Taxi Driver.
What is the Bernard Herrmann Society?
The BHS is an inernational society for the appreciation of the music of
The society was started as a continuation of the Bernard Herrmann Web Pages (1994-2000)
on June 29, 2000. Read more...
I want to know more...
You should read Steven C. Smith's biography A Heart at Fire's Center: The Life and Music of Bernard Herrmann
(University of California Press, 1991). You should also try to catch the 2-and-a-half hour radio documentary
Bernard Herrmann: A Celebration of His Life and Music (Crawford/Coate, 1988; this has been broadcast online on this site and might turn up again...).
There will be a bibliography made available at a later time.
Are there any other sites on the net?
There are many sites on the net :-/ See our links page...