‘Chariots of Fire’ conductor Harry Rabinowitz dies at 100

Jewish composer and conductor Harry Rabinowitz, who conducted the scores for more than 60 films, including Chariots of Fire, died on Wednesday in France, aged 100.

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, one of Rabinowitz’s first professional music gigs was as conductor of the BBC Revue Orchestra in 1953.

He went on to become music director for BBC Television Light Entertainment and head of music for London Weekend Television.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Chariots-of-Fire-conductor-Harry-Rabinowitz-dies-at-100-457807

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