Was nominated for an Oscar every year for the last 20 years
Received four Oscar nominations in one year for four different films
Became General Music Director for 20th Century Fox
Signed with 20th Century Fox
Signed with United Artists
Invited to Hollywood by United Artists head at urging of Irving Berlin
Conducted his first orchestra at the age of 17
Known for such albums as "It's A Gas"
Newman was nominated for 45 Academy Awards and won nine.
One of six motion picture composers honored with a postage stamp in 1999.