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James Bernard (I) (1925–2001)

Bernard was born in India, the son of a British army officer, but was moved to England as a small child for his health. He was educated at Wellington College, where the future actor Christopher Lee was a classmate. Fortuitously, because Lee was to star in scores of horror films for Hammer Studios, for which James Bernard wrote the scores. Bernard's... See full bio »


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(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Nosferatu Composer
Horror of Dracula


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