Alexander “Sandy” Courage

Alexander “Sandy” Courage

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 May 2008 (aged 88)
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County, California, USA
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Serenity, in a wall niche
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Composer. He is best known for the theme song of the classic 1960s television series "Star Trek". The Philadelphia native began his career in radio during the 1940s and later worked for MGM as an arranger and orchestrator. He shared Academy Award-nominations with Lionel Newman for the films "The Pleasure Seekers" (1964) and "Doctor Dolittle" (1967), and shared an Emmy Award in 1988 for the television special "Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas". In addition to "Star Trek", he had other television credits with "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea", "Lost in Space", "The Waltons" and "Eight Is Enough".

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  • Added: 28 May 2008
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander “Sandy” Courage (10 Dec 1919–15 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27174790, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .