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Lionel Newman: Quiz


Question 1: He was the musical supervisor for Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, ________, Monsignor, and The Fury.
Star Wars Episode IV: A New HopeStar Wars Episode III: Revenge of the SithStar Wars Episode VI: Return of the JediStar Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Question 2: ________ recalls in his biography how Newman used to call him "Gorgeous" and act feminine behind his back, jealous of the female following Goldsmith had at the studio.
Jerry GoldsmithStar Trek: The Motion PictureFilm scoreStar Trek: First Contact

Question 3: Newman retired in 1985 and died on February 3, 1989 from ________.
Pulseless electrical activityAsystoleCardiac arrestMyocardial infarction

Question 4: He conducted the scores for Cleopatra, The Sand Pebbles, The Agony and the Ecstasy, The Long Hot Summer, The Young Lions, Alien, and ________.
LadyhawkeLethal WeaponThe OmenSuperman (film)

Question 5: Goldsmith also recounts that Newman nicknamed John Williams "Little Dimitri", after ________.
Dimitri TiomkinMax SteinerFred ZinnemannRCA Records

Question 6: In the 1930s, Newman earned his stripes conducting national tours and working as the piano accompanist for ________.
James Stewart (actor)Cary GrantMae WestAl Jolson

Question 7: ________, in his biography, called Newman one of the funniest men in Hollywood.
The Complete Reprise Studio RecordingsFrank SinatraFrank Sinatra filmographyThe Reprise Collection

Question 8: Born in New Haven, ________[1], Newman was one of ten children, the youngest of seven boys, born to Russian immigrant Jewish parents.
ConnecticutMassachusettsRhode IslandMaine

Question 9: Lionel Newman at the ________
Amazon.comCDNOWBox Office MojoInternet Movie Database

Question 10: He received eleven ________ nominations, and won an Oscar for Hello Dolly! in 1969.
Academy Award for Best PictureAcademy Award for Best DirectorAcademy Award for Best ActorAcademy Award

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