Obituary of Ernest Gold

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Ernest Gold

Ernest Gold (born July 13, 1921 in Vienna, Austria) was a composer who was best known for composing the soundtrack of the 1960 drama/war film, “Exodus” and the 1963 comedy film, “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.” Ernest died on March 17, 1999 and his death was documented as being because of complications from a stroke. He died at age 77.

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Ernest Gold Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Gold, Ernest
    • Common Name: Ernest Gold
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    • Birth Date: July 13, 1921
    • Age: 77 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Ernie
    • Occupation: Composer
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: Austrian
    • Favorite Food: Big Mac
    • Favorite Color: Cyan (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Ernest's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Ernst Sigmund Goldner
    • Father: Gustav Goldner
    • Mother: Elizabeth Goldner (née Stransky)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Marni Nixon (married 1950-divorced 1969)
      • Jan Keller (married 1975-1997, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Andrew Gold (born August 2, 1951-died June 3, 2011)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Martha Gold Carr
      • Melanie Gold

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 17 1999 at age 77
  • Place: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Stroke (related complications)

Category Tags:

ComposerAustrian Born on July 13th Born in 1921 Died in 1999 Died at age 77 Died from Stroke

Ernest's Notable Roles:

  • Exodus
  • It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

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