David Shire

Jul 3, 1937


After years of composing music for stage shows, Yale-educated David Shire plunged into film scoring with 1971's One More Train to Rob. The soundtrack album of Shire's incidental score for Saturday Night Fever won him a 1977 Grammy Award, while his single "It Goes Like It Goes," written for 1979's Norma Rae, earned him an Oscar. In addition, Shire won a… More


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