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Delia Derbyshire (1937–2001)

Delia Derbyshire was born on May 5, 1937 in Coventry, West Midlands, England. She is known for her work on Doctor Who (1963), The Legend of Hell House (1973) and Doctor Who (2005). She died on July 3, 2001 in England. See full bio »


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Known For

Doctor Who
Doctor Who Music Department
The Legend of Hell House
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Music Department
The Alchemists of Sound
The Alchemists of Sound Herself - Radiophonic Composer 1962-73


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 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
- The Day of the Doctor (2013) ... (music arranger: original theme)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (music arranger - 52 episodes, 1963 - 1979) (music arrangement - 1 episode, 1983) (music designer - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Five Doctors (1983) ... (music arrangement: theme - uncredited)
- City of Death: Part Four (1979) ... (music arranger: title music - uncredited)
- City of Death: Part Three (1979) ... (music arranger: title music - uncredited)
- City of Death: Part Two (1979) ... (music arranger: title music - uncredited)
- City of Death: Part One (1979) ... (music arranger: title music - uncredited)
 1973 The Ascent of Man (TV Mini-Series documentary) (composer - 1 episode)
- Music of the Spheres (1973) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1972 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Performers-Goya (1972) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1972 Ways of Seeing (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Part Four (1972) ... (creator: 'special sound')
 1970 Biography (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- I Measured the Skies (1970) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1969 Hamlet (electronic effects - uncredited)
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Delia Derbyshire of Electrophon Ltd.

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Delia Derbyshire is famous for her arrangement of the classic title music to Doctor Who (1963).

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