Awards & Winners

W. Franke Harling

Date of Birth 18-January-1887
Place of Birth London
(England, United Kingdom, Great Britain)
Nationality United States of America, England
Also know as W. Frank Harling, Franke Harling, Frank Harling, William Franke Harling, Frank Harling, Franke Harling, W. Frank Harling, W. Franke Harling
Profession Film Score Composer, Songwriter
W. Franke Harling was a composer of film scores, operas, and popular music. Born William Franke Harling in London, he was educated at the Grace Choir Church School in New York City. After working as an organist and choir director at the Church of the Resurrection in Brussels, he spent two years at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and composed both its hymn, called "The Corps," and its official march, "West Point Forever." In 1918, Harling contributed incidental music to the Broadway production of the 1898 play Pan and the Young Shepherd by Maurice Hewlett. In 1926, he collaborated with Laurence Stallings on Deep River, a voodoo-themed opera set in New Orleans in 1835. It opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre on October 4 and ran for 32 performances. Harling began his Hollywood career in 1928. His film credits include The Vagabond King, This Is the Night, So Big!, A Bill of Divorcement, Blonde Venus, A Farewell to Arms, The Bitter Tea of General Yen, Monte Carlo, Souls at Sea, and Penny Serenade. Harling won the Academy Award for Best Music Scoring for Stagecoach and was nominated for Souls at Sea and Three Russian Girls.

Awards by W. Franke Harling

Check all the awards nominated and won by W. Franke Harling.


Nominations 1944 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Original Music Score Three Russian Girls


Academy Award for Best Original Music Score
Honored for : Stagecoach

Nominations 1939 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Original Musical Stagecoach