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John Morris

18 October 1926 to 25 January 2018

An American composer who was known for his work with director Mel Brooks, Morris’ first score was for The Producers (1967) and he collaborated with the Brooks on ten further films including Young Frankenstein (1974). He received Oscar nominations for his work on Blazing Saddles (1974) and The Elephant Man (1980).

Read John Morris's New York Times obituary here.