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Geoffrey Burgon (1941–2010)

Geoffrey Burgon was born on July 15, 1941 in Hambledon, Hampshire, England as Geoffrey Alan Burgon. He is known for his work on Life of Brian (1979), Longitude (2000) and When Trumpets Fade (1998). He was married to Jacqueline Kroft and Janice Garwood. He died on September 21, 2010 in London, England. See full bio »

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 2004 Island at War (TV Mini-Series)
 2003 The Forsyte Saga, Series II (TV Mini-Series)
 2002 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2002)
- Episode #1.5 (2002)
- Episode #1.4 (2002)
- Episode #1.3 (2002)
- Episode #1.2 (2002)
 2000 Ghost Stories for Christmas (TV Mini-Series)
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie)
 1998 Cider with Rosie (TV Movie)
 1998 When Trumpets Fade (TV Movie)
 1996 Turning World (TV Series)
 1994 Martin Chuzzlewit (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode Six (1994)
- Episode Five (1994)
- Episode Four (1994)
- Episode Three (1994)
- Episode Two (1994)
 1993 Screen One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Foreign Field (1993)
 1991 Robin Hood
 1990 The Silver Chair (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1990)
- Episode #1.3 (1990)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
- Episode #1.1 (1990)
 1988 The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1988)
- Episode #1.5 (1988)
- Episode #1.4 (1988)
- Episode #1.3 (1988)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
 1988 Sophia and Constance (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1988)
- Episode #1.5 (1988)
- Episode #1.4 (1988)
- Episode #1.3 (1988)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
 1987 The Happy Valley (TV Movie)
 1987 The Death of a Heart (TV Movie)
 1985 Turtle Diary
 1985 Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (TV Mini-Series)
 1982-1984 Play for Today (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Z for Zachariah (1984)
- Soft Targets (1982)
 1983 Shades of Darkness (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bewitched (1983)
 1982 How Many Miles to Babylon? (TV Movie)
 1982 Objects of Affection (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Marks (1982)
- Rolling Home (1982)
 1979 Testament of Youth (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- 1918 (1979)
- 1917 (1979)
- 1915 (1979)
- Buxton 1914 (1979)
- Buxton 1913 (1979)
 1979 Life of Brian
 1978 As You Like It (TV Movie)
 1974 The Treasure of Abbot Thomas (TV Movie) (as Geoffrey Burgen)
 1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Changeling (1974)
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Other Works:

"Hard Times" (1991), an opera based on the Charles Dickens novel. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Geoffrey Burgen
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Personal Quote:

Being asked to write music for Doctor Who (1963) came out of the blue and as a complete surprise. I had previously written only two scores for television, but it was the second of these that attracted director Douglas Camfield. It was a ghost story, the music of which was scored for a small and unusual group of instruments, plus two countertenors. The supernatural quality of the score appealed to... See more »

Trivia:

Despite his numerous highly-regarded compositions for TV programs and film, his main focus was concert music. See more »

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