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Werner R. Heymann (1896–1961)

Werner Richard Heyman was active as a classical composer in Berlin from 1912. By the end of the decade, he also wrote songs for cabaret and served as musical director for Max Reinhardt from 1918 to 1919. In films with Ufa from 1923, he initially worked as assistant to the head of the music department Erno Rapee, before replacing the latter in 1926... See full bio »


(age 65) in Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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 1954 Geliebtes Fräulein Doktor (as Werner-Richard Heymann)
 1954 Neue Welt (Documentary)
 1954 Ein Haus voll Liebe (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1952 Mandragore
 1951 Heidelberger Romanze (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1950 The Petty Girl (uncredited)
 1948 Let's Live a Little (as Werner Heymann)
 1947 Always Together (as Werner Heymann)
 1947 Lost Honeymoon (as Werner Heymann)
 1945 Hold That Blonde! (as Werner Heymann)
 1945 Kiss and Tell
 1945 It's in the Bag! (as Werner Heymann)
 1944 Mademoiselle Fifi (as Werner Heymann)
 1944 My Pal Wolf
 1944 Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (as Werner Heymann)
 1944 Hail the Conquering Hero (as Werner Heymann, music score)
 1944 Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (uncredited)
 1944 You Can't Ration Love (uncredited)
 1944 Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (uncredited)
 1943 Caribbean Romance (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 To Be or Not to Be (musical score by)
 1941 Bedtime Story
 1941 My Life with Caroline (as Werner Heymann)
 1941 Topper Returns (musical score by)
 1940 Escape to Glory (uncredited)
 1940 One Million B.C. (musical score by)
 1940 Primrose Path (musical score)
 1940 The Shop Around the Corner (musical score)
 1939 Ninotchka (musical score)
 1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (as Werner Heyman)
 1937 Angel (uncredited)
 1936 Symphonie D'Amour (as Werner Heymann)
 1934 Caravane
 1933 Early to Bed
 1933 Cairo Season (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1933 Adorable (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1932/II Quick (song)
 1932/I Quick
 1932 Congress Dances (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1932 Le vainqueur
 1931 Le bal
 1931 Der Ball
 1931 Her Grace Commands (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1930 Liebeswalzer
 1929 Des Haares und der Liebe Wellen (Short) (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1929 Paganini in Venedig (Short) (as Werner Richard Heymann)
 1928 Spies
 1927 Jugendrausch
 1927 Valencia
 1927 Aftermath
 1926 Faust
 1926 Two Brothers
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Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1960

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