Jul 08, 2019

By Andy Johnson

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Famed orchestrator, arranger and composer Sid Ramin, who won both an Oscar and a Grammy for his work on the film ” West Side Story,” has died in New York at the age of 100.

Ramin was one of two orchestrators, three if you count the contributions of his life-long friend Leonard Bernstein, on the original Broadway production of “West Side Story,” which opened in 1957.

Over his career he won an Oscar, a Grammy and a Daytime Emmy award to go with 12 Clio’s, the highest honour in the advertising industry.

Sid Ramin was 100-years old.

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