Ron Goodwin

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Ronald Alfred "Ron" Goodwin (17 February 1925 – 8 January 2003) was an English composer and conductor known for his film music. He scored over 70 films in a career lasting over fifty years. His most famous works included Where Eagles Dare, Battle of Britain, 633 Squadron and Operation Crossbow. Born in Plymouth, Devon, Goodwin learned to play the piano and trumpet from the age of five which allowe ...