Sid Ramin

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Sid Ramin
Birth nameSidney Norton Ramin
Born(1919-01-22) January 22, 1919 (age 94)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupationsorchestrator, arranger, and composer
Years active1950–present
 
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Sid Ramin
Birth nameSidney Norton Ramin
Born(1919-01-22) January 22, 1919 (age 94)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupationsorchestrator, arranger, and composer
Years active1950–present

Sidney Norton Ramin (born January 22, 1919) is an American orchestrator, arranger, and composer.

Personal life[edit]

The son of Ezra Ramin, a window trimmer, and Beatrice D. (Salamoff) Ramin, he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 22, with various sources indicating either a birth year of 1919 or 1924. Ramin married Gloria Breit, a singer and model, on January 9, 1949. They have one child, a son Ronald.

Awards[edit]

Ramin has won several professional awards throughout his career. He is one of only a handful of artists who have won an Academy, an Emmy, and a Grammy Award.

Professional works[edit]

Ramin has orchestrated many television, film, and theatrical productions, as indicated below. He was also responsible for composing the music and lyrics for "Smile, You're on Candid Camera" of the hidden camera television program Candid Camera in the 1960s. In his early years, Ramin frequently collaborated with arranger Robert Ginzler, most notably on Gypsy. He is the composer of the famous hit "Music to Watch Girls By" first released as an instrumental single in 1967 by The Bob Crewe Generation.

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

Theatre[edit]

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