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Colin Davis (I) (1927–2013)

Colin Davis was born on September 25, 1927 in Weybridge, Surrey, England as Colin Rex Davis. He is known for his work on The Big Lebowski (1998), The Tree of Life (2011) and Star Trek: First Contact (1996). He was married to Ashraf Naini and April Cantelo. He died on April 14, 2013 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 85) in London, England, UK

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The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski Soundtrack
The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life Soundtrack
Star Trek: First Contact
Happiness Soundtrack


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 2008 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2003 The Magic Flute (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2000 Ariadne auf Naxos (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Colin Davis)
 1997 Great Composers (TV Series documentary) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791 (1997) ... (conductor - as Sir Colin Davis)
 1986 Werther (conductor)
 1986 The Rose King (conductor: "Ruhe sanft, mein holdes leben")
 1984 Le martyre de Saint Sébastien (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Colin Davis)
 1982 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1981 Peter Grimes (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1981/II Samson et Dalila (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1978 Tannhäuser (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Colin Davis)
 1971 Music on 2 (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Workshop - Colin Davis: Life and Music (1971) ... (conductor)
 1957 The Boy David (TV Movie) (orchestra conducted by)
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Sir Colin Davis

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He won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, but since he couldn't play the piano, he was not allowed to take the conducting class. Instead, he spent 10 years as a clarinet player (part of that time in the band of the Household Cavalry), and as a struggling freelance conductor. See more »

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