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Claude Debussy (1862–1918)

Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France. His father was a salesman and kept a china shop. His mother was a seamstress. Some traumatizing events in his childhood caused him a depression and he never spoke about his early years. Later he could not compose without having his favorite porcelain frog. Debussy's piano teacher, ... See full bio »

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(age 55) in Paris, France

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 2014 Le voyage cinématographique de Gaston Méliès à Tahiti (Documentary) ("Arabesque n° 2", "Colliwogg's cakewalk")
 2014 Grace of Monaco ("Gymnopedie No. 3")
 2014 Mr Selfridge (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... ("Clair de lune", uncredited)
 2013 American Hustle (writer: "Clair de lune")
 2013 Nikolina & Tomislav, Nikolina & Tomislav (Short) (music: "Danses sacrée et profane" (1904))
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 16 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 2013 Rol (writer: "La plus que lente")
  Hannibal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Rôti (2013) ... (performer: "Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir" - uncredited) / (writer: "Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir" - uncredited)
 2013/I The Purge (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2013 The Good Wife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Going for the Gold (2013) ... (writer: "Claire de Lune from Suite Bergamasque" - uncredited)
 2013 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sidetracked (2013) ... (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2013 Sayonara, Dobyusshî (music: "Arabesque No. 1", "Clair de lune")
 2012/II Doomsday (Short) ("Nuages (Clouds)")
 2012 Three Vignettes (Video short) (writer: "La cathedrale engloutie")
 2012 Populaire (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2012 Angelina Ballerina: Superstar Sisters (Video) (writer: "Syrinx" - uncredited)
 2011-2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bone for Tuna (2012) ... (writer: "La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin" - uncredited)
- 21 (2011) ... (writer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 2012 Byzantium (writer: "Clair De Lune")
 2012 Wasteland (Video) (as Debussy, "Claire De Lune")
 2012 Tai Chi Zero (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 2012 The Colours Duet (Documentary) (writer: "{Les Préludes de Debussy')
 2012 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Action Fanfic: The Origin of Escargoancitizen (2012) ... (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 2012 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The New Teen Titans Anti-Drug PSA (2012) ... ("Claire De Lune")
 2012 The Fourth Dimension (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2012 Kids on the Slope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Moanin' (2012) ... (writer: "Claire de lune")
 2012 The Brass Menagerie (Short) ("Claire de Lune")
 2012 About Cherry (writer: "Suite Bergamasque: Passepied", "Arabesque No. 1", "Reverie")
 2012 Musik in der Luft (TV Movie) (writer: "Clair de Lune" - as C. Debussy)
 2012/I Wakey Wakey (writer: "Pour Invoquer Pan, Dieu du Vent d'Ete")
 2011 368 (Short) (writer: "Serenade for the Doll")
 2011 Boats (Short) (writer: "Arabesque No. 1")
 2011 Empty Sky (Short) (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2011 90210 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Up in Smoke (2011) ... ("Claire De Lune", uncredited)
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (writer: "Clair de Lune")
  White Collar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Taking Account (2011) ... (writer: "Claire De Lune" - uncredited)
- Need to Know (2010) ... (performer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 2011 Et ils gravirent la montagne (Short) (writer: "Nuages", from "Nocturnes")
 2011 The Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The X-Men Cartoon (2011) ... (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 2011 Puella Magi Madoka Magica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Konna no Zettai Okashiiyo (2011) ... (writer: "La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair)")
 2010 Dinner Date (Video short) (writer: "Golliwog's Catwalk")
 2010 Hullaballoo(n) (Short) (writer: "Clair de Lune (from 'Suite Bergamasque')")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2007)
- Donnie Fatso (2010) ... (writer: "Clair de Lune" from 'Suite Bergamasque')
- He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs (2007) ... (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (performer: "Clair de Lune") / (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2010 La Rafle ("Clair de Lune")
 2010 Coursier (writer: "Clair de lune" (excerpt))
 2010 Alison Balsom - Der Glanz der Trompete (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Syrinx für Flöte Solo (1913), arr. für Trompete Solo")
 2010 An Ordinary Execution (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (writer: "Golliwog's Cakewalk" - uncredited)
 2009 Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak (TV Movie documentary short) (writer: "Clair De Lune")
 2009 Nel nome del male (TV Movie) (writer: "Prelude 7 'The Girld with the Flaxen Hair'")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (writer: "Golliwog's Cakewalk" - uncredited)
 2008-2009 Inspector Lewis (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Counter Culture Blues (2009) ... (writer: "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair" - uncredited)
- The Great and the Good (2008) ... (writer: "Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune")
 2009 Certainty (Documentary) (writer: "Des Pas Sur La Neige")
 2009 In the Loop (writer: "Sonata for Violin and Piano I. Allegro Vivo")
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You'll Be the Death of Me (2008) ... (writer: "L86: Prelude à l`apres-midi d`un faune" - uncredited)
 2008/I Twilight (writer: "Claire de Lune")
  South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- About Last Night... (2008) ... (performer: "Clair De Lune") / (writer: "Clair De Lune")
 2008 Pelléas et Mélisande, le chant des aveugles (Documentary) (music: "Pelléas et Mélisande")
 2008 Kissing Paris (writer: "Mouvement")
 2008 Tokyo Sonata (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 2008 Chemical Wedding (writer: "Prelude à l'Après-midi d'un Faune" (as 'Une faune Apres Midi') - as Debussy)
 2008 Brotherly (Short) ("Images II pour piano: Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fuit")
 2008 Made of Honor (writer: "Arabesque No. 1")
 2008 Spisok korabley (Documentary) (writer: "Reflets dans l'eau", "La mer")
 2008 Adagio sostenuto ("Et la lune descends sur le temple qui fuit")
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- VaYakhel (2008) ... (performer: "Claire De Lune", "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun", "Préludes - Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest") / (writer: "Claire De Lune", "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun", "Préludes - Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest")
 2007 Atonement (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2007 Teardrop (Short) (writer: "Arabesque")
 2007 The Darjeeling Limited (writer: "Debussy: 3. Clair de Lune (Suite Bergamasque)")
 2007 Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Claude Debussy: La mer ... (writer: "La Mer")
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen (writer: "Suite Bergamasque, Clair de Lune, No. 3" (1890-1905))
 2007 Chez Maupassant (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Le père Amable (2007) ... (music: "Quatuor à cordes - Opus 10" - as Debussy)
 2007 En marge des jours (TV Movie) (writer: "Quatuor en Sol Mineur Op. 18")
 2007 Bozí pole s.r.o. (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Reverie")
 2006 Kyut (Documentary short) (music: "Claire de Lune")
 2006 A Good Year (writer: "2 Arabesques: No. 1 Andantino con Moto")
 2006 Fiction (writer: "Clair de lune")
 2006 The Near East (writer: "Claro de luna (Clair de lune)")
 2006 Last Train to Freo (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 2006 Sisters (Video) (writer: "Clair de lune" - uncredited)
 2005 Strange Circus (writer: "Clair de Lune" - as Cloude Debussy)
 2005 The First Day of My Life (Short) (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 2005 Alma Gêmea (TV Series) (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2005 You're Gonna Miss Me (Documentary) (writer: "Des Pas Sur La Neige")
 2005 The Beat That My Heart Skipped (as Debussy, "Des pas sur la neige (in préludes I)")
 2004 Gran Turismo 4 (Video Game) (writer: "La fille aux cheveux de lin", "Clair de lune", "Reverie")
 2004 Saint Ralph ("Clair de lune", uncredited)
 2004 Ladies in Lavender ("The Girl With The Flaxen Hair")
 2004 Man on Fire (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 2004 Red Lights (writer: "Nuages")
 2003 Drakengard (Video Game) (writer: "Le Mer")
 2003 Europa-Konzert (TV Special) (music: "Fêtes (Trois Nocturnes)")
 2003 Ginger and Cinnamon (writer: "Quatuor en Sol Mineur (Assez vif et bien rythmé)")
 2002 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Humilithon (2002) ... (writer: "Clair de lune")
 2002 Joyful Partaking (writer: "Le Cathedral Engloutie")
 2002 Dog Soldiers ("Clair de Lune")
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (writer: "Clair de lune de la 'Suite Bergamasque' - Adante tres expressif", "Clair de lune (from 'Suite Bergamasque')")
 2001 Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky ("L'Après-Midi d'un Faune")
 2001 Bartleby (writer: "Preludes" - as Debussy)
 2001 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2001) ... ("Clair de Lune", uncredited)
 2000 Rick Wakeman: The Legend Live in Concert 2000 (Video) (writer: "Clair De Lune")
 2000 Zawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa (music: "CLAIR DE LUNE" (from SUITE BERGAMASQUE))
 2000 The Golden Bowl (music: "Sarabande, from 'Pour le Piano'")
 1999/I Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) ("Pelléas et Mélisande") / (music: "Pelléas et Mélisande")
 1999/II Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (writer: "Pelléas et Mélisande")
 1999 Bicentennial Man (writer: "Petite Suite")
 1999 With or Without You (writer: "Reverie")
 1999 The Craic (writer: "Arabesque#1 in E Major")
 1998 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Wedding: Part 2 (1998) ... (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1997 Seven Years in Tibet (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 1997 The Game (writer: "Clair De Lune")
 1997 Little Red Riding Hood (Short) ("Prélude à l'Aprés-Midi d'un Faun")
 1996 Bloodsport III (Video) ("Clair De Lune")
 1996 Ruth Orkin: Frames of Life (Documentary short) (music: "Golliwoog's Cake Walk")
  The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes, 1993 - 1996) (writer - 2 episodes, 1991 - 1992)
- Sammy and Me/The Last Temptation (1996) ... (music: "Canope" - uncredited)
- Ren's Pecs/An Abe Divided (1993) ... (music: "Clair De Lune" - uncredited)
- Son of Stimpy (1993) ... (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
- In the Army/Powdered Toastman (1992) ... (writer: "Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" - uncredited)
- Fire Dogs/Stimpy's Storybook Land: The Littlest Giant (1991) ... (writer: "Clair De Lune (from Suite Bergamasque)" - uncredited)
 1996 Long Vacation (TV Series) (writer: "La Fille aux Chevenux de Lin", "Clair de lune")
 1995 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Way Through the Woods (1995) ... (writer: "String Quartet in G Major, Op. 10", excerpts from 1st and 3rd movements - uncredited)
 1995 Other Voices, Other Rooms (writer: "Prelude No. 6 (Des pas sur la neige)")
 1995 Life 101 (Video) (writer: "Sirens")
 1995 The Usual Suspects (music: "Le sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir")
 1993 Six Degrees of Separation ("Quartet in G minor, Op. 10")
 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Hot, Bothered, and Bedeviled/Moon Over Minerva/Skullhead Boneyhands (1993) ... (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues ("String Quartet in G Minor; Opus 10")
 1993 Abraham's Valley (music: "Après un rêve" from "3 Mélodies, op. 6" (undredited)) / (music: "Clair de Lune" - as Debussy)
 1993 The Scent of Green Papaya (music: "Clair de lune, Suite Bergamasque" - as Debussy)
 1992 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Master Blackmailer (1992) ... (music: "Beau Soir" - uncredited)
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (writer: "CLAIRE DE LUNE")
 1990 Look Who's Toxic (writer: "Syrinx")
 1990 Disturbed (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 1990 La femme fardée (writer: "Reverie")
 1990 Graffiti Bridge (writer: "Dance Sacrée et Dance Profane")
 1990 Henry & June (writer: "Sonata for Violin and Piano: First Movement")
 1990 May Fools (music: "Prélude: 'Général Lavine' Eccentric" - as Debussy)
 1989 Brutal Glory (Video) (writer: "Harp Piece" - as Debussy)
 1989 Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills (writer: "Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum" and "Golliwog's Cake Walk")
 1988 Camille Claudel (music: "Spleen")
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Part 2 (1988) ... (music: "Clair de lune" - uncredited)
 1988 Salome's Last Dance (arranger: "Gymnopedie No.3") / (music: "Le Martyre de Saint Sebastiane", "Le Parfum de la Nuit", "Clair de Lune", "Nuages", "Gigues")
 1988 Lady in White ("Clair de Lune", uncredited)
 1988 Die Wicherts von nebenan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zeit der Reife (1988) ... (writer: "Clair de lune")
 1987 Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (writer: "Pelléas et Mélisande")
 1987 Best Seller (writer: "REVERIE")
 1986 Castaway ("CLAIR DE LUNE")
 1986 Les louves (TV Movie) (music: "La Cathedrale Engloutie", "Les Danseuses de Delphes" - uncredited)
 1986 The Adventures of Milo and Otis ("Dialogue du vent et de la mer")
 1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (music: "Clair de lune" - uncredited)
 1985 Escalier C (music: "Quatuor Opus 10" - as Debussy)
 1984 Reflections (music: "The Girl With the Flaxen Hair" - uncredited)
 1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Crossing the River (1984) ... (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1983 The Right Stuff (writer: "Claire de Lune" - uncredited)
 1983 And the Ship Sails On (writer: "Clair de Lune")
 1983 Flashdance ("Prélude à l'Après-midi d'un Faune")
 1983 To the Lighthouse (TV Movie) (music: "Clair de Lune")
 1982 Antonieta (writer: "Claire de luna")
 1982 Impressions de France (Short) (arranger: "Trois Gymnopedies #1") / (writer: "Syrinx", "Nuages", "Claire de Lune")
 1981 Escape from New York ("Engulfed Cathedral")
 1981 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet/In Tribute to Nijinsky (1981) ... (music: "L'Apres Midi d'un Faune")
 1980 Raging Bull ("My Reverie" (1938))
 1980 Nijinsky (writer: "L'Après-midi d'un faune", "JEUX" (excerpts))
 1979 Le Petomane (Short) (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 5:48 (1979) ... (writer: "Reverie" - uncredited)
 1979 The Late Late Lien Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (writer: "Wie heeft de Kat van Tante Lien gezien?")
 1978 Bassie en Adriaan en het geheim van de sleutel (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Op reis naar Spanje (1978) ... (writer: "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rudolf Nureyev (1978) ... (writer: "Claire de Lune")
 1977 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Robots of Death: Part One (1977) ... (writer: "Préludes, Book 1 no 8: La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl With the Flaxen Hair)")
 1976 El mundo de Gaudí (Documentary short) (writer: "Danse Sacrée")
 1976 Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer (TV Series) ("Arabesque")
 1976 Peach Fuzz (writer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1976 Allegro non troppo (writer: "Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune")
 1976 The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Delights and Dangers of Ambiguity (1976) ... (music: "Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune")
 1975 Valentina (TV Series) ("Arabesque #1")
 1974 L'île aux enfants (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- La musique qui parle (1974) ... (music: "Estampes 3: Jardins sous la pluie")
- Les genres de la musique (1974) ... (music: "Préludes - General Lavine - eccentric")
 1973 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 February 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Images" - uncredited)
 1969 Civilisation (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Worship of Nature (1969) ... (writer: "La Mer", "Nocturnes" - uncredited)
 1967 Casino Royale ("Claire De Lune")
 1967 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Birth of a Forsyte (1967) ... (writer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1966 Syrinx (Short) (writer: "Syrinx")
 1963 The Birds ("Arabesque no. 1 in E" (1888), uncredited)
 1962 Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony Orchestra (TV Movie) (music: "La Mer")
 1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Piano in the House (1962) ... ("Clair de Lune")
 1958-1961 New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- What Is Impressionism? (1961) ... (music: "La Mer")
- Overtures and Preludes (1961) ... (music: "Prelude L'apres Midi D'un Faun")
- What Is Orchestration? (1958) ... (music: "Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune" (opening))
 1961 La viaccia (writer: "Rhapsody for saxophone and orchestra")
 1958 The Quiet American (writer: "La Cathédrale engloutie" - uncredited)
 1956 Giant (music: "Clair de lune" (1905) - uncredited)
 1956 The Walter Winchell Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... (music: "Moonlight Love" - uncredited)
 1950 All About Eve (music: "Beau Soir" (ca 1883) - uncredited)
 1948 Portrait of Jennie (music: "Nuages", "The Girl With The Flaxen Hair", "Arabesque No. 1 in E")
 1946 The Secret Heart ("La Plus que Lente")
 1945 Without Love (music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1944 Music for Millions (music: "Clair de Lune" (1890) - uncredited)
 1936 Lotusblomsten (Short) (writer: "En bateau")
 1936 Dodsworth (writer: "La fille aux cheveux de lin" - uncredited)
 1936 Children's Corner (Short) (writer: "Children's Corner")
 1934 Death Takes a Holiday (music: "String Quartet In G Minor, Op.10: III" (1894) - uncredited)
 1934 Bolero (writer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited)
 1931 Limite (writer: "String Quartet in G minor (1893), Opus 10" (excerpt), "Golliwogg's Cakewalk", "Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune" (1894), "Fêtes")
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