~Carli Elinor~

Born: May 21, 1890 in Bucharest, Romania
Died: October 20, 1958 in Hollywood, California, USA
~Silent Filmolography~
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929) (musical director)
Four Sons (1928) (original music)
Hearts of the World (1918) (music arranger)
The Birth of a Nation (1915) (conductor)
... aka In the Clutches of the Ku Klux Klan   
... aka The Birth of the Nation; Or The Clansman
... aka The Clansman
~Carli Elinor
with Director
Cecil B. DeMille~
Leaving Romania in 1911, Elinor began playing violin with film house orchestras and moved to Los
Angeles in the 1920s. He served as concert conductor at the Miller, Loews State, Egyptian, The
California and Carthay Theaters. Elinor was one of the first composers to introduce sound effects
in films, and is said to have written over 1000 motion picture film scores. Elinor died of a heart

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