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Aram Khachaturyan (I) (1903–1978)

Aram Khachaturyan was born in 1903, in Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia). He was the fourth son in a modest Armenian family. His father was a book-binder and a craftsman; he noticed the son's musical talent and got him a used piano, but he did not have money for a music teacher. Khachaturyan was self-taught until the age of 19, when he... See full bio »

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 2014 Winter's Tale (writer: "Masquerade Suite" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 2013 The Look of Love (writer: "'Sabre Dance' From Gayane" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (writer: "Sabre Dance" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 2010 Paper Birds (writer: "Danza del sable del ballet Gayaneh" - as Aram Chatschaturiam)
 2009 The Concert (writer: "Sabre Dance" (from ballet "Gayene"))
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (writer: "Adagio from Spartacus")
 2008/I Ghost Town (writer: "Sabre Dance" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 2008 Witless Protection (writer: "Sabre Dance" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 2006 Scoop (writer: "Gayaneh - Suite: Sabre Dance" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown (writer: "Adagio from Spartacus" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 2004 Kung Fu Hustle (writer: "Sabre Dance")
 2003 Oldboy ("Waltz")
 2001 The Last Minute (writer: "Gayanesh" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (writer: "Sabre Dance" - uncredited)
 1997 A Simple Wish (writer: "Sabre Dance" (1942) - as Aram Khachaturian)
 1997 Vegas Vacation (writer: "Sabre Dance")
 1994 Radioland Murders (writer: "Sabre Dance" - as Aram Khachaturian)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (writer: "Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia" - uncredited)
 1993 Hocus Pocus (writer: "Sabre Dance")
 1991 Muuttolinnun aika (writer: "Sabre Dance from the ballet Gajaneh")
 1988 Punchline (music: "Saber Dance" - uncredited)
 1986 Charlotte for Ever (music: "Charlotte For Ever" - uncredited)
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash (writer: "Sabre Dance" - as Aram Khachaturian, uncredited)
 1984 Repentance (writer: "Sabre Dance")
 1979 Caligula ("Adagio Of Spartacus And Phrygia") / (writer: "Adagio")
 1975 Shame of the Jungle (writer: "Sabre Dance" - uncredited)
 1975 Kiliç Aslan (writer: "Adagio from Spartacus" - uncredited)
 1973 Amarcord (music: "Sabre Dance" - uncredited)
 1973 The Stone Face (writer: "Spartacus")
 1968 Mayerling (writer: "Spartacus Suite")
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (music: "Gayaneh Ballet Suite" (1941-2))
 1965 Uncle Tom's Cabin (writer: "Saber Dance")
 1964 The Girl-Getters (music: "Sabre Dance" - uncredited)
 1961 One, Two, Three (music: "Sabre Dance" - uncredited)
 1956 War and Peace (writer: "Masquerade Waltz" - as Aram Khachaturian, uncredited)
 1954 Armenian Concert (writer: "Gayanne")
 1949 The Barkleys of Broadway (music: "Sabre Dance" (1942) - uncredited)
 1948 The Iron Curtain (music: "Lullaby" - as Aram Khachaturian)
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