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Saul Chaplin

Born: Feb 19, 1912

Death: Nov 15, 1997

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Saul Chaplin

Date of Birth : Feb 19, 1912
Date of Death : Nov 15, 1997
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Saul Chaplin was an American composer and musical director. He was born Saul Kaplan in Brooklyn, New York. He had worked on stage, screen and television since the days of Tin Pan Alley. In film, he won three Oscars for collaborating on the scores and orchestrations of An American in Paris, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and West Side Story.


  • Film Producer
  • Film Score Composer
  • Music Director

Also known as

  • Saul Elias Kaplan
  • Chaplin
  • Saul Kaplan
  • Cahn and Chaplin


  • Betty Levin-Chaplin


  • Judy Prince

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Original Musical
  • Obie Award for Best Musical
  • Grammy Award for Best Sound Track Album or Recording of Original Cast From a Motion Picture or Television
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