Was nominated for an Oscar every year for the last 20 years
Became General Music Director for 20th Century Fox
Received four Oscar nominations in one year for four different films
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
Newman was nominated for 45 Academy Awards and won nine.
One of six motion picture composers honored with a postage stamp in 1999.
″composing is sitting in a room, wearing out pencils″ - from interview with David Rakson on americancomposers.org