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Composer and Film Family Patriarch Carmine Coppola

Coppola has written the music for several films of his son, Francis Ford Coppola, including the Godfather I and II. He has written a new score for the silent film Napoleon; he'll soon conduct a live performance of that music during a screening at Radio City Music Hall.


Other segments from the episode on June 19, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 19, 1989: Interview with Carole King; Review of Don Cherry's album "Art Deco"; Interview with Carmine Coppola; Review of the 500th Anniversary Special of Siskel and…


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