St Petersburg University
St Petersburg Conservatory of Music
University of St Mary's
Returned to Russia to serve as executive producer on a biopic of "Tchaikovsky" (1971)
Scores final film, "Chaikovsky"
Receives fourth and final Oscar for "The Old Man and the Sea" (1958)
Credited with saving "High Noon" (1952) with theme song, "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin'"
Works on first of four Alfred Hitchcock films, "Shadow of a Doubt"
Picks up first of 22 Oscar nominations for "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" (1939)
Hired by Frank Capra to write and perform score for "Lost Horizon"
Pursued a career as a concert pianist, conductor and composer in Europe before emigrating to US
One of six motion picture composers honored with a postage stamp in 1999.
Tiomkin published his autobiography, Please Don't Hate Me, in 1959.
Tiomkin made a handful of TV appearances during his career on the likes of "What's My Line" (CBS, 1950-1967), "The Jack Benny Program" (CBS, 1961) and "You Bet Your Life" (NBC, 1950-1961)
The U.S. Postal Service added Tiomkin's image to their "Legends of American Music" stamp series in 1999.