Goodwin, Ron(ald) (Alfred)

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Goodwin, Ron(ald) (Alfred) (b Plymouth, 1925; d London, 2003). Eng. composer and conductor. Has comp. mus. for many films, best-known being Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965); Where Eagles Dare (1969); The Battle of Britain (1969); The Little Mermaid (1973); The Happy Prince (1974); One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (1975); Force 10 from Navarone (1978); Valhalla (1986).