Malcolm Arnold: 'The Bridge of the River Kwai' Oscar-Winning Composer Dies

Malcolm Arnold, reportedly the first British composer to win an Academy Award, died Saturday, Sept. 23, at a hospital in Norfolk county, eastern England, after suffering from a chest infection. Arnold was 84. He won his only Academy Award for scoring the mammoth 1957 Anglo-American David Lean production The Bridge on the River Kwai, which won a total of seven Oscars including Best Picture. According […]