Tag: opera

Bernard Herrmann

(1911–1975) Max ‘Benny’ Herman Filmography as Composer: Citizen Kane 1941 Director: Orson Welles Starring: Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore     Vertigo 1958 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak     The Birds 1963 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor     Marnie…

Claude Debussy

(1862–1918) Achille-Claude Debussy Debussy in Film: Camille Claudel 1988 Director: Bruno Nuytten Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu   Born August 22 1862 Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France) Died March 25 1918 Paris (France) Cause of death Colorectal cancer Occupation Composer Musician Pianist Awards Prix de Rome Title…

Mikis Theodorakis

(1925) Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης Filmography as Composer: Electra 1962 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Irene Papas, Giannis Fertis     Zorba the Greek 1964 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates     The Trojan Women 1971 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave  …

Maria Callas

(1923–1977) Μαρία Κάλλας Maria Anna Cecilia Sofia Kalogeropoulos Filmography as Actress: Medea 1969 Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Starring: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti   Born December 2 1923 New York, NY (USA) Died September 16 1977 Paris (France) Cause of death Heart…

Julie Taymor

(1952) Filmography as Director: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born December 15 1952 Newton, MA (USA) Occupation Film director Opera director Occupation Theatre director Screenwriter Writer Awards Emmy Laurence Olivier Award Tony

George Gershwin

(1898–1937) Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz Filmography as Composer: Funny Face 1957 Director: Stanley Donen Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire     Manhattan 1979 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton   Born September 26 1898 Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Died July…

Richard Wagner

(1813–1883) Wilhelm Richard Wagner Filmography as Composer: Ludwig 1972 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider   Born May 22 1813 Leipzig (Germany) Died February 13 1883 Venezia (Italia) Cause of death Heart Failure Occupation Composer Conductor Musician Occupation Theatre…

Luchino Visconti

(1906–1976) Luchino Visconti di Modrone, conte di Lonate Pozzolo Filmography as Director: Bellisima 1951 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari     Senso 1954 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Alida Valli, Farley Granger     Le Notti Bianche 1957 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni  …

Arthur Honegger

(1892–1955) Filmography as Composer: Pygmalion 1938 Director: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard Starring: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller   Born March 10 1892 Le Havre (France) Died November 27 1955 Paris (France) Occupation Composer Title Grand Officier de la Légion d’honneur