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Georges Delerue

Georges Delerue

  • Contempt (1963) September 22 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Our Mother's House (1967) November 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: March 20, 1992
Born: March 12, 1925 Cause of Death: short illness
Birth Place: France Profession: Music ...
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1950:
Conducted Darius Milhaud's score for "Scheherazade" at Avignon Festival
1950:
Commisioned by Jean Vilar for the music of his stage production, "La Mort de Danton" (date approximate)
1950:
Scored first short, Henri Lacoste's "Le Mystere du Quai Conti"
1950:
Scored over 20 short films
:
Served as musical director for a series of short films by Alain Resnais including "Toute la memoire du monde", "Le Mystere de l'atelier" and "Le Chant du styrene"
1959:
First feature as composer, Pierre Kast's "Le Bel Age"
1966:
Subject of Ken Russell TV documentary, "Don't Shoot the Composer"
1969:
First US film, John Huston's "A Walk with Love and Death"
1971:
Appeared as a conductor in Truffaut's "Two English Girls" (also wrote score)
1979:
Received Oscar for score to "A Little Romance"
1992:
Scored final film, Pierre Schoendoerfer's "Dien Bien Phu"

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