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Alexander "Sandy" Courage

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Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: December 10, 1919 | Died: May 15, 2008    

Alexander Courage Star Trek Fanfare Composer Alexander “Sandy” Courage won an Emmy Award as principal arranger for the ABC special Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas and was a nominee for his work on Medical Center.

Sandy Courage described his work as a conductor, arranger, and composer in network radio on such series as: The Screen Guild Theater, The Adventures of Sam Spade, and Hedda Hopper's This Is Hollywood.

Courage's entrance into feature filmmaking as an arranger was at MGM, his screen highlights on such musical classics as Showboat, The Band Wagon, and Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. He was composer for television at Revue Productions. He was composer on the MGM series National Velvet. Switching to 20th Century Fox, his work on such feature films as The Pleasure Seekers and Doctor Doolittle....
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