Lennie Niehaus, who went from Stan Kenton sideman to Clint Eastwood’s movie composer all through a nearly 60-yr occupation in new music, died Thursday at his daughter’s home in Redlands, Calif. He was 90.
Niehaus’s two dozen movies for Eastwood involve unique scores for the best photograph-profitable Western “Unforgiven,” the Charlie Parker biopic “Bird” and the well-known passionate drama “The Bridges of Madison County.”
The two achieved in 1953 at California’s Fort Ord, when the two ended up in the Army all through the Korean Conflict. “I used to play jazz work opportunities at a single of the beer clubs