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Composer Laurence Rosenthal was born in Detroit, Michigan. He studied piano and composition at the Eastman School of Music and later with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. His symphonic compositions have been premiered by Leonard Bernstein with the New York Philarmonic, among others. He has composed extensively for films and television. He has been ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Paris, September 1908 (1993) ... (composer: theme music)
 1991 The Strauss Dynasty (TV Mini-Series) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (conductor)
 1989 Troldspejlet (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1989) ... (composer: stock music)
 1989 Brotherhood of the Rose (TV Mini-Series) (music performed by)
 1989 Twist of Fate (TV Mini-Series) (conductor)
  The Bourne Identity (TV Mini-Series) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1988) (orchestrator - 2 episodes, 1988)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1988 Freedom Fighter (TV Movie) (music conductor)
 1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie) (conductor - uncredited)
 1978-1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (composer - 152 episodes)
- Surrogate Mother/Ideal Woman (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Bojangles and the Dancer/Deuces Are Wild (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Don Juan's Last Affair/Final Adieu (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Lost and Found/Dick Turpin's Last Ride (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mermaid and the Matchmaker/The Obsolete Man (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
 1984 License to Kill (TV Movie) (music performer)
 1981 The Patricia Neal Story (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1979 Meteor (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1979 Meetings with Remarkable Men (conductor) / (music adaptor: de Hartmann) / (music arranger) / (orchestrator)
 1978 Who'll Stop the Rain (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
  Logan's Run (TV Series) (composer - 10 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1977)
- Stargate (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Turnabout (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Night Visitors (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Carousel (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Judas Goat (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
 1975 The Wild Party (music supervisor) / (musical scoring)
 1974 Lovin' Molly (composer: additional music)
 1972 Man of La Mancha (composer: incidental music - uncredited) / (conductor) / (music adaptor)
 1971 The African Elephant (Documentary) (conductor)
 1970 The Best of Everything (TV Series) (composer: theme music - 1970)
 1969/I Three (conductor)
 1967 The Comedians (conductor)
 1965 Michelangelo: The Last Giant (TV Movie documentary) (conductor)
 1964 Brenner (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Charlie Paradise: The Tragic Flute (1964) ... (conductor)
 1962 Requiem for a Heavyweight (conductor, uncredited)
 1962 The Miracle Worker (conductor - uncredited)
 1961 A Raisin in the Sun (conductor - uncredited)
 1957 Naked in the Sun (conductor)
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Take Me Along (1959). Musical comedy. Book by Joseph Stein and Robert Russell. Based on the play "Ah, Wilderness" by Eugene O'Neill. Music by Bob Merrill. Lyrics by Bob Merrill. Musical Director: Lehman Engel. Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel. Ballet and incidental music by Laurence Rosenthal. Music orchestrated by Philip J. ... See more »

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Often worked with director Peter Glenville on both stage and screen; he was all set to work with him again on the film version of "Man of La Mancha" in 1972, but Glenville was dismissed after United Artists learned he planned to eliminate most of the songs from the musical film (he was replaced by Arthur Hiller, who retained all but two of the songs). Rosenthal stayed with the project and it is ... See more »

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