May 16, 2014
Born in L.A. to Philip and Rachael Feldman, Gene was the youngest of nine children. Enlisting after Pearl Harbor in the Army Air Corps he served in the South Pacific as an airplane mechanic. Gene married Gladys Mazelow in 1949 and fathered two sons, Ronald (Gwen Davis) and Kim (Jeanne Miche). Gene's 30 year career in the motion picture industry began at Paramount, then CBS Studio Center as music then supervising music editor on notable TV series: Gunsmoke, Rawhide, Perry Mason, Hawaii Five-0 and others. Feature credits include: Le Mans, Love and Money, A Man Called Horse, and later, (Noteworthy Productions) Silverado and the series, Designing Women. After retiring in 1986, Gene and Gladys moved to their home on Cayuga Lake in NY where he enjoyed gardening, his multitudes of pets, carpentry, and family gatherings with his grandsons Zachary and Jared. A wonderful and devoted husband, father and music editor will be dearly missed.
FELDMAN, Gene (Eugene Feldman)
Born: 9/22/1921, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Died: 2/14/2014, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.
Gene Feldman’s westerns – music editor, music supervisor:
Gunsmoke (TV) – 1955-1975 (music editor, supervising music editor)
Hotel de Paree (TV) – 1959-1960 (music editor)
Have Gun - Will Travel (TV) – 1959-1961 (music editor)
Rawhide (TV) – 1962-1965 (music editor)
A Man Called Horse – 1970 (supervising music editor)
Rio Lobo – 1970 (supervising music editor)
Something Big – 1971 (supervising music editor)