Learn more about Jerome Moross
Moross was born in New York City in 1913. He became a talented piano player and composed music for the theater. In the 1940s he began to work in Hollywood, where he would compose music for 16 films from 1948 to 1969.
His best known film score is the theme to the 1958 movie The Big Country, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Original Music Score. According to Moross, he composed the theme after walking in the flat lands around Albuquerque.
Among his other works include the music for the films The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960), The Cardinal (1963), and Rachel, Rachel (1968). He also composed the main theme to the 3rd-8th seasons of the TV series Wagon Train and was a conductor on many other films.
 Work on Broadway
- Mother (1935) - play - co-incidental music composer
- Susanna and the Elders (1948) - one-act musical - composer
- Willie the Weeper (1948) - one-act musical - composer
- The Eccentricities of Davey Crockett (1948) - one-act musical - composer
- "The Golden Apple" (1954) - musical - composer
 External links
- Official site
- Jerome Moross at the Internet Movie Database
- Jerome Moross at the Internet Broadway Databaseja:ジェローム・モロス