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Also Known As: Died: September 8, 1949
Born: June 11, 1864 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: Music ...


Music (feature film)

Wonderstruck (2017)
Two children, each living in a different era, set out to solve a mystery.
Cars 3 (2017)
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez , with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Huds
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Storyline is under wraps
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Po and his long-lost father are enjoying their reunion until Kai begins defeating China's Kung Fu masters, and Po must turn his attention to creating the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Storyline is under wraps.
Pirates! Band of Misfits, The (2012)
With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way, they battle a diabolical queen and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist, but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure.
Killer Inside Me, The (2010)
Lou Ford is a handsome, charming and unassuming small town sheriff's deputy living in an idyllic West Texas town in the early 1950's. A lifelong resident, Ford has difficulty juggling his long-term girlfriend Amy, a prostitute named Joyce that he mistakenly falls for, and containing the sociopathic
Yogi Bear (2010)
Jellystone Park has been losing business, so Mayor Brown has decided to shut it down and sell the land. Faced with the loss of their home, Yogi Bear and Boo Boo join forces with Ranger Smith to find a way to save the park from closing forever.
Land of the Lost (2009)
Has-been scientist Dr. Rick Marshall, is a man with no weapons, few skills and questionable smarts who must survive an alternate universe full of marauding dinosaurs and fantastic creatures from beyond our world. Marshall has been sucked through a space-time vortex to a place of spectacular sights known as the Land of the Lost. Coming along with him for the adventure are crack-smart research assistant Holly and a redneck souvenirist named Will. Chased by a T. rex and stalked by painfully slow reptiles known as Sleestak, Marshall, Will and Holly must rely on their only ally-a primate called Chaka-to navigate out of the hybrid dimension. Escape from this routine expedition gone awry and they''re her s. Get stuck, and they''ll be permanent refugees in the Land of the Lost.
Planet 51 (2009)
American astronaut Captain Charles "Chuck" Baker, lands on Planet 51 thinking he''s the first person to step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that this planet is inhabited by little green people who are happily living in a white picket fence world reminiscent of a cheerfully innocent 1950s America, and whose only fear is that it will be overrun by alien invaders--like Chuck! With the help of his robot companion "Rover" and his new friend Lem, Chuck must navigate his way through the dazzling, but bewildering, landscape of Planet 51 in order to escape becoming a permanent part of the Planet 51 Alien Invaders Space Museum.
WALL-E (2008)
After hundreds of years doing what he was designed to do, a lonely robot who loves musicals and collecting interesting knick-knacks discovers what he was meant to do.
Semi-Pro (2008)
In 1976, the maverick ABA is a fast-paced, wild and crazy basketball league that rivals the NBA and makes a name for itself with innovations like the three-point shot and slam dunk contest. Jackie Moon is a one-hit wonder who used the profits from the success of his chart-topping song "Love Me Sexy"
Trip to Asia: The Quest for Harmony (2008)
Depicts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra's 2005 Asian tour.
Simpsons Movie, The (2007)
Homer Simpson must save the world from a catastrophe he himself created. It all begins with Homer, his new pet pig, and a leaky silo full of droppings--a combination that triggers a disaster the likes of which Springfield has never experienced. As Marge is outraged by Homer's monumental blunder, a v
Sydney White (2007)
Gorgeous freshman Sydney White has come to Southern Atlantic University to pledge her late mom's once-dignified sorority. But while surviving the pledging process wrought by evil campus witch Rachel, Syd finds out this version of sisterhood isn't remotely what it's cracked up to be. Banished to a co
Jackass: Number Two (2006)
Johnny Knoxville and the entire crew from the popular MTV franchise return pushing the limits with all-new stunts, practical jokes and fun with animals.
Omen, The (2006)
Many believe the prophecy from the Book of Revelation provides a map to a terrifying future--or it presents fragments of history that have come to life in our time. The signs, they claim, are all around us: terrorist attacks, extreme weather--the list goes on. The passage specifically points to the
David Hockney: The Colors of Music (2005) as Music
Not since Picasso has a painter directed his creative energy into stage design with such dedication and impact. David Hockney's stage sets have traveled throughout the world as a touring exhibition of the artist's models, drawings, and paintings. Opera performances featuring his sets have taken plac
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Young Charlie Bucket and his Grandpa Joe join a small group of contest winners who get to tour the magical and mysterious factory of eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka. Aided by his diminutive Oompa Loompa workers, Wonka has a hidden motivation for the tour, one that he will reveal only after the children in the group show their true colors.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) as Song ("Hold On")
Two likeable underdogs, Harold and Kumar, set out on a Friday night quest to satisfy their craving for White Castle hamburgers and end up on an epic journey of deep thoughts, deeper inhaling and a wild road trip as "un-PC" as it gets.
Daddy Day Care (2003) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (Einleitung)")
After a father loses his job, he turns his house into a day care center to make ends meet.
New Guy, The (2002) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
At Eastland High School, new guy Gil Harris is Mr. Popularity. Mysterious and charming, Gil has girls falling all over him and thugs scrambling to get his back. He's got Eastland High in the palm of his hand. But Gil's also got a secret. Not so long ago, at Rocky Creek High School, Gil, formerly
Death to Smoochy (2002) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
Randolph Smiley has it all--as star of the highest rated kid's show on TV, "Rainbow Randolph" has a penthouse, a Times Square billboard, cars, boats and all the indulgence that celebrity brings. Randolph also has an alcohol problem and a penchant for taking bribes from stage parents. These under-the
The Hours (2002) as Composer
Spanning across various time periods in the 20th century, a drama revolves around three very different women: two of whom have been profoundly affected by the works of Virginia Woolf; the other woman is Woolf, herself. All three are battling with issues of freedom, responsibility and identity. As th
Waking Up in Reno (2002) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
Meet Roy & Candy and Lonnie Earl & Darlene--two close married couples who thought they knew one another, until they decided to take their dream vacation together. Now, they're hitting the road in a brand new, fully loaded SUV--and having the time of their lives--until a funny thing happens on the wa
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001) as Music ("Der Rosenkavalier Suite--Opus 59")
A robot child dreams of becoming a real boy.
I Dreamed of Africa (2000) as Music ("I'M Abendrot")
If you had a chance to pick up, leaving everything you knew and trusted behind, for a completely new life filled with exotic surroundings, unimaginable hardships and unknowable danger, would you do it? Kuki Gallman, a beautiful, inquisitive woman, escapes her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) as Song ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
The local boosters of Mount Rose, Minnesota proudly invite you to watch as their annual celebration of civic pride, wholesome achievement, teenage innocence and spirited camaraderie all go up in flames over the course of one nasty, back-stabbing beauty contest. The story probes the heart of a small Minnesota town where a fictional teen beauty pageant has unleashed a fury of ladylike behavior. Here in the hallowed American heartland--amidst the cow fields, pork sausage factories and Lutheran churches, going after the tiara is not just a fairy-tale dream: it''s all out war. Everyone involved in the contest--mothers, daughters, boyfriends--knows only one thing counts and it isn''t talent, physical fitness, current events or sportsmanship. It''s being Number One, "yah, you betcha!" Because in Mount Rose, you win any way you can.
Man on the Moon (1999) as Song ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
Andy Kaufman, who died in 1984 at the age of 35, was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies
My Favorite Martian (1999) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
An ambitious television reporter Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a real-life Martian whose space ship has crash landed on Earth. Believing this is the story of the millennium and his chance for a Pulitzer Prize, Tim makes his plans to expose the Martian, who, posing as Tim's Uncle Martin, takes human form
Magnolia (1999) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
On one random day in the San Fernando Valley, a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius, an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter will each become part of a dazzling multiplicity of plots, but one story. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention they will weave and warp through each other''s lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax.
Dudley Do-Right (1999) as Music ("Vienna Blood")
In the Canadian Rockies community of Semi-Happy Valley, Dudley Do-Right works as a dedicated but hapless young Mountie. Dudley's ladylove, Nell Fenwick, has seen the world and decided to settle down in Seattle, still confused about her relationships with men. The evil Snidley Whiplash is out to rule
Toy Story 2 (1999) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
The adventures of toys Woody and Buzz Lightyear continue when their owner Andy goes off to summer camp, leaving them to their own devices. Things take a bad turn when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody because he is a highly valuable collector's item. Buzz Lightyear, Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Do
Rugrats Movie, The (1998) as Song ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
The Pickles family faces the biggest adventure to happen in any household--the birth of a new baby. As Stu and Didi Pickles struggle with changes associated with the arrival of baby Dylan, big brother Tommy Pickles and his band of infant "rugrats" try to return new baby brother Dil to the "hop-sickl
Si je t'aime... prends garde a toi (1998) as Music
Muriel meets Samuel on a train, but doesn't like his arrogance and pushiness. He comes around to her apartment and continues pestering her, and soon they are having sex on her floor. The relationship continues to be stormy, and soon also becomes emotionally and physically abusive. Subtle in its char
Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, A (1998) as Music ("Salome")
Based on memoirs, the story of an American family living in Paris in the sixties and seventies, told from the point of view of the daughter, Channe. The father, Bill Willis, is a successful expatriate writer, a WWII veteran haunted by his experiences in the Pacific. His wife, Marcella, is an emotion
Small Soldiers (1998) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
In the small suburban town of Winslow Corners, Ohio, life is quiet, people are friendly, and action figures are only toys. Then again, don''t judge an action figure by its box. Meet the Commando Elite--action figures with an attitude. To them, everything else is just a toy...including the unsuspecting suburbanites of Winslow Corners who have somehow found themselves allied with the Commando''s sworn enemies: the Gorgonites. The monstrous-looking but noble Gorgonites want only to hide from the Commandos long enough to find the lost island of Gorgon. Unfortunately, the Commando Elite is not interested in truces or negotiations...and they don''t take prisoners.
Up on the Roof (1997) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
Five friends who meet at Hull University in the late 1970's and form a barbershop-style quartet. They blow their chance to sing at a graduation gig and vow to meet fifteen years later at the Cote d'Azur villa of one of their parents.
la vie, a la mort!, A (1995) as Music Excerpts
Set in a run-down quarter of Marseilles, the tale of an extended family of struggling friends who band together against adversity--particularly, economic hardship.
Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993) as Music "Adagio From Sonata In B Minor" ("Crossed Paths")
An impressionistic approach to the life and times of the iconoclastic classical pianist. Each of the 32 sections in Francois Girard's film is a variation on Gould. Along the way viewers will learn of the artist and the recluse, the humorist and the nature-lover, the financier and the iconoclast. Und
Conjugal Bed, The (1993) as Music
Vasile, the story's anti-hero, needs money to pay for his wife's abortion. To make matters worse, his mistress has abandoned him to perform in porn films. Eventually, he resorts to renting out his "conjugal" bed to one of her films.
Accompanist, The (1993) as Music ("Wiegenlied" "Zueignung")
In 1942, during the German occupation of France, an impoverished and highly impressionable young woman becomes the accompanist of a celebrated opera singer and is drawn into her lifestyle and romantic intrigues.
This Is My Life (1992) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
A story about the strained relationship between a stand-up comic and her teenage daughter, from whose life she gleans material.
Wild at Heart (1990) as Song ("Im Abendrot")
Two lovers trek to California while being pursued by a hitman.
Romeo (1990) as Music
After the loss of their infant son, a young couple's relationship rapidly disintegrates, whereupon the wife befriends an elderly man who cherishes the memory of his son who died during World War II.
Mascara (1989) as Music ("Salome")
Strange Place to Meet, A (1989) as Music Extract ("Im Abendrot" From "Vier Letzte Lieder")
Two strangers are thrown together by unusual circumstances when a woman's husband abandons her at a rest stop.
Jaded (1989) as Music
A low-budget, low-life "La Ronde."
Heartbreak Hotel (1988) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
A boy kidnaps Elvis Presley and brings him home to his mother.
Surrender (1987) as Music Extract ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
The story of a commercial artist and the various romantic entanglements in her life.
2010 (1984) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a U.S.-Soviet crew investigates a mysterious monolith orbiting Jupiter.
Fitzcarraldo (1982) as Music Extract ("Tod Und Verklarung")
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
Sky On Location, The (1982) as Music Extract ("Four Last Songs")
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) as Music ("September" From "Four Last Songs")
Two American journalists get more than they''d bargained for during an Indonesian revolution.
Mystery of Oberwald, The (1981) as Music
Being There (1979) as Music Extract ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.
Bluff Stop (1977) as Music
Dynamite Chicken (1972) as Composer
A collection of skits, parodies, musical performances, and film clips supposedly relating to the peace movement of the late Sixties and early Seventies , but more a general patchwork than a purposeful collection.
The Strawberry Statement (1970) as Composer
A college student joins a group of revolutionaries to meet girls but ends up committed to their goals.
Catch-22 (1970) as Mus: "thus spake zarathustra"
Set on a small island just off Italy, circa 1944, Captain Yossarian is an American bombardier who attempts to have himself grounded by claiming he''s insane.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) as Composer
Classic sci-fi epic about a mysterious monolith that seems to play a key role in human evolution.
Der Rosenkavalier (1962) as Music Composition
Once More, With Feeling! (1960) as Composer
In order to seek a public divorce, a symphony conductor and his harpist wife must first be legally married.
Serenade (1956) as Composer
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
Black Widow (1954) as Composer
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
The Stars Are Singing (1953) as Composer
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska (Amma Maria Alberghetti) jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning immigration policy and department when this was filmed---and the search is on. Katri's only possessions are a ten-dollar bill and a letter to her parents' old friend, Jan Poldi (Lauritz Melchior), a former Metropolitan Opera star. She finds him in a shabby Greenwich Village apartment. His neighbors in the apartment house are three Broadway hopefuls; pop singer Terry Brennan (Rosemary Clooney), hoofer Buddy Fraser (Tom Morton) and Homer Tirdell (Bob Williams) and his talented dog Red Dust. (Pardon me, make that four Broadway hopefuls counting the dog.) When Terry hears Katri's magnificent singing voice, she scurries around New York to get her an audition and succeeds in getting her a spot on Don Wilson's televised amatuer hour. She wins the contest but unwittingly reveals her true identity as an illegal alien, which causes the arrest of Poldi, Wilson and Dave (John Archer), Terry's lawyer boyfriend. Katri faces deportation.
Three Daring Daughters (1948) as Composer
Three young girls try to help their widowed mother find the right husband.
There's Magic in Music (1941) as Composer

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Island, The (1980)
In a Caribbean colony that has existed for hundreds of years, ruthless pirates make their living by raiding pleasure ships. When reporter Blair Maynard goes to investigate the story about disappearing boats, he and his son Justin are captured, but the pirates spare their lives. Instead of killing th
Island, The (1980)
In a Caribbean colony that has existed for hundreds of years, ruthless pirates make their living by raiding pleasure ships. When reporter Blair Maynard goes to investigate the story about disappearing boats, he and his son Justin are captured, but the pirates spare their lives. Instead of killing th

Music (special)

New York Philharmonic Opening Night 2000 (2000) as Music ("Final Scene From Arabella" "Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche")
Music director Kurt Masur and guest soloist Dame Kiri Te Kanawa headline the broadcast of the opening night of the New York Philharmonic's 2000-2001 season from Lincoln Center.
The 1999 opening night concert from Carnegie Hall. Lorin Maazel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic.
New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve Gala (1998) as Music
Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic in selections from the three Strausses -- Johann, Johann Jr. and Richard -- live from Avery Fisher Hall in New York. The program features soprano Deborah Voigt, mezzo-soprano Angelika Kirchschlager and coloratura soprano Noemi Nadelmann.
New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala (1997) as Music ("Muttertandelei" "Waldseligkeit" "Cacilie")
A live telecast commemorating the opening night of the New York Philharmonic's 156th season and marking the official celebration of music director Kurt Masur's 70th birthday.
New York Philharmonic Opening Night -- Kurt Masur and Jessye Norman (1995) as Music ("Don Juan")
Live special from the stage of Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York, featuring the gala opening of the New York Philharmonic's 153rd season.
Arabella (1995) as Music
Set in Vienna in the 1860s, the opera by Richard Strauss revolves around the plans of the Waldner family to match their beautiful daughter Arabella with a rich suitor to offset the gambling losses of Count Waldner.
Atlanta Symphony Golden Anniversary (1995) as Music ("Don Juan")
Musical celebration of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary, with musical direction from two of its conductors -- Robert Shaw and Yoel Levi.
Elektra (1994) as Music ("Elektra")
Richard Strauss' opera based on the classical Greek tragedy by Sophocles -- about Elektra, a daughter determined to avenge the murder of her father Agamemnon by her mother.
Midori Live at Carnegie Hall (1993) as Music ("Sonata For Violin And Piano In E-Flat Major")
A broadcast of a concert from Carnegie Hall by Japanese violinist Midori.
Ballanchine Celebration (1993) as Music ("Der Rosenkavalier")
Two ninety-minute programs airing back to back of excerpts from Balanchine ballets. Climax of the New York City Ballet's two-month long, 73-work retrospective of the choreographer's works.
Barenboim Conducts Strauss (1993) as Music ("Don Juan" "Till Eulenspiegel'S Merry Pranks" "Ein Heldenleben")
Music director Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform works by Richard Strauss. Also includes a documentary background of Strauss's life and work.
Capriccio From Salzburg (1992) as Music ("Capriccio")
Richard Strauss' final opera, "Capriccio," as performed at the Salzburg Music Festival. A countess is unable to choose between the affections of a poet and a composer.
New York Philharmonic 150th Anniversary (1992) as Music ("Till Eulenspiegel")
Broadcast of a concert by the New York Philharmonic on its 150th anniversary, broadcast live from Lincoln Center.
Great Moments From the Met (1990) as Music "Final Trio" From ("Der Rosenkavalier") "Es Gibt Ein Reich" From ("Ariadne Auf Naxos")
A program presenting highlights from past telecasts of the Metropolitan Opera, featuring conductor James Levine and many well-known stars of the opera world.
Truth About Teachers, The (1989) as Music ("Also Sprache Zarathustra")
A documentary featuring teachers who are using innovative techniques in order to instruct students more effectively.
U.N. DAY CONCERT (1988) as Music ("Till Eulenspiegel'S Merry Pranks")
A special, from the United Nations' General Assembly Hall in New York, which celebrates Australia's bicentennial in a concert featuring Joan Sutherland and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Ariadne auf Naxos (1988) as Music
A "Metropolitan Opera Presents" presentation, taped at Lincoln Center in New York March 12, 1988, of Richard Strauss' opera about a rich Viennese who commissions two works for an evening's entertainment: a serious oepra and a comic farce. Great chaos ensues when he stipulates at the last moment th
New York Philharmonic Celebration With Zubin Mehta, The (1986) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathrustra")
A gala concert telecast live from Avery Fisher Hall in New York, in honor of New York Philharmonic music director Zubin Mehta's fiftieth birthday. Mehta conducts, with violinists Itzhak Perlman and Isaac Stern and soprano Monserrat Caballe as guest soloists.
San Francisco Symphony Diamond Jubilee (1986) as Music ("Salome")
The San Francisco Symphony celebrates its seventy-fifth anniversary in a gala concert telecast from Davies Symphony Hall.
Elektra (1986) as Music
A film adaptation of Richard Strauss's monumental one-act opera, based on the play by Sophocles. Set in ancient Mycenae in the time just after the Trojan War, the story depicts a young woman, Elektra, who plots revenge on her mother, Klytemnestra, for the murder of her father, King Agamemnon. The pr
Rosenkavalier, Der (1982) as Music
A live performance from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House of Richard Strauss's comic opera, set in Vienna in the 1740s, and describing the love triangle involving the young nobleman, Octavian, and his loves, the older Marschallin and the young Sophie. The brash Octavian is selected by his be
Ormandy Conducts: Pictures at an Exhibition (1981) as Music ("Rosenkavalier Suite")
Eugene Ormandy conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra in a concert that features performances of Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" and other works.
Elektra (1981) as Music
Richard Strauss's opera, taped at a live Metropolitan Opera performance on 2/16/80, about the crazed daughter of the Mycenean king, Agamemnon, and the avenging of her father's murder.
Sir Georg Solti Conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1978) as Music ("Death And Transfiguration" "Four Last Songs" "Till Eulenspiegel")
A concert of music by Richard Strauss, performed at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Georg Solti.
Salome (1977) as Music ("Salome")
A film of Richard Strauss's opera, based on Oscar Wilde's play of the biblical story of Salome, the neice of King Herod Antipas who falls passionately in love with John the Baptist, only to demand his execution after he spurns her.
New York Philharmonic, The (1977) as Music ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
Erich Leinsdorf conducts the New York Philharmonic in a live telecast from Avery Fisher Hall, with pianist Andre Watts performing music by Brahms.
New York Philharmonic, The (1976) as Music ("Ein Heldenleben")
A live concert broadcast from Avery Fisher Hall in New York, with conductor Andre Previn, and piano soloist Van Cliburn.

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