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Dimitri Tiomkin’s Piano for Auction

The grand piano of the great Ukranian-born American film composer and conductor Dimitri Tiomkin (1894-1979) is to be offered for auction at Dreweatts in May. Classically trained in St Petersburg, Russia in the early 1900s, Tiomkin moved to Hollywood in 1929 and wrote film scores for westerns, such as High Noon, the John Wayne films Red River, Rio Bravo and The Alamo and the theme for the television series Rawhide. He received 22 Academy Award...

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