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Paul Misraki (1908–1998)

Born in Constantinople in 1908, Paul Misraki composed from the age of 7 years a waltz his mother notes on music paper. He completed his studies at the "Lycée Janson de Sailly" where he met Ray Ventura who already created a small amateur jazz band. Paul Misraki consolidates his musical knowledge with Charles Koechlin and soon joined his fellow Ray ... See full bio »


(age 90) in Paris, France

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 1993 La vérité en face (TV Movie)
 1986 Grand hôtel (TV Series)
 1985 Hôtel du siècle (TV Series)
 1984 Stress
 1977 Le maestro
 1975 The Arrest
 1974 Bloody Murder
 1965 Alphaville
 1965 Le majordome
 1964 Les baisers (segment "Cher baiser")
 1963 Le Doulos
 1962 Ladies' Man
 1962 Indiscrétion (Short)
 1960 Le caïd
 1960 Vers l'extase
 1960 Love and the Frenchwoman (segment ": "L'Adolescence")
 1959 Leda
 1959 Les Cousins
 1958 Sputnik
 1956 Thunderstorm
 1955 Mr. Arkadin
 1955 Oasis
 1954 Obsession
 1954 Tourments
 1952 Elle et moi
 1952 French Touch
 1951 Utopia
 1951 Dirty Hands
 1951 Knock
 1950 The Prize
 1950 Thirst of Men
 1949 Manon
 1946 Heartbeat
 1944 Siete mujeres
 1944 Delirio
 1943 Stella
 1939 Feux de joie
 1938 Belle étoile
 1938 Chéri-Bibi
 1936 Moutonnet
 1931 American Love
 1931 On purge bébé (uncredited)
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On April 28, 1958, he was one of the seven composers invited to the TV show Trente-Six Chandelles: Les grandes familles de Trente-Six Chandelles : la chanson (1958) hosted by Jean Nohain which was devoted to the successes of the Chanson Française between 1945 and 1955. The composers have played the melody of their favorite song on the piano : Henri Betti for "C'est si Bon" (1947), Louiguy for "La... See more »

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