New England Conservatory of Music
Last Merchant-Ivory film to feature his music, "The White Countess"
Final non-Merchant-Ivory film with his compositions, "The Girl"
Composed music for "Jefferson in Paris"
Directed another short documentary film "Street Musicians of Bombay"
Collaborated with painter Michael Schell on "Via Crucis," a musical and visual collage representing the Stations of the Cross
Garnered second Oscar nomination for "The Remains of the Day"
Received first Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score for "Howards End"
First feature credit on which Merchant-Ivory productions were not involved, "Bail Jumper"
Composed music for PBS-TV's American Playhouse presentation of "Love and Other Sorrows"
First feature credit in a film not directed by James Ivory, "My Little Girl," which nonetheless featured Merchant-Ivory Productions as one of its co-producers; also composed the song "Alice's Song" film
Played a cameo role of a man turning on some music in "The Bostonians"
First major feature film credit, composing music on Merchant-Ivory film "The Europeans"
Directed documentary short film "Sweet Sounds," produced by Merchant-Ivory Productions
Became head of the Mannes College of Music prep school in New York
Received Frank Huntinton Beebe Fellowship to study musicology in Austria; also performed there
He was not to be confused with American actor Richard Robbins (1918-1969) who played a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Wrong Man" (1956).