Max Steiner (May 10, 1888 – December 28, 1971) was an Austrian-born American music composer for theatre and films, as well as a conductor.

Steiner composed over 300 film scores and was nominated for 24 Academy Awards, and winning three. He composed the music for some of the most enduring films of Hollywood including King Kong (1933), Little Women (1933), Jezebel (1938), and Casablanca (1942), Gone with the Wind (1939) The Searchers (1956), A Summer Place (1959) and many others.



King Kong (1933)

Gone with the Wind (1939)

The Informer (1935)