|Birth Day:||October 1, 1911|
|Death Date:||Nov 23, 1994 (age 83)|
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Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer best known for his work in film and on Broadway. Irwin Kostal worked on such productions as "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall" from 1962, "Mary Poppins" from 1964, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" from 1968, and "Mickey's Christmas Carol" from 1983.
As per our current Database, Irwin Kostal died on Nov 23, 1994 (age 83).
Irwin Kostal was a staff arranger for 'Design for Listening,' an NBC radio program based in his hometown of Chicago. Irwin Kostal provided music for Sid Caesar's 'Your Show of Shows' and 'The Garry Moore Show' before moving to Broadway and film.
For the remainder of his life, Kostal divided his time primarily between stage and screen, with an occasional detour into television to work with such people as Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball, and Leonard Bernstein. He supervised five of the Sherman Brothers musical film scores (one of them being Mary Poppins) at four different movie studios between 1964 and 1978. In 1982, he conducted the digital re-recording of the music to Walt Disney's 1940 animated feature Fantasia.
Kostal died of a heart attack in Studio City, California. At the time of his death he was president of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers. In 2004 he was named a Disney Legend in recognition of his contributions to films released by the studio.
Irwin Kostal was one of four children born to James and Emma Kostal. Irwin Kostal was married to his wife Sylvia until his death.
Currently, Irwin Kostal is 109 years, 8 months and 11 days old. Irwin Kostal will celebrate 110th birthday on a Friday 1st of October 2021. Below we countdown to Irwin Kostal upcoming birthday.