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Edward German (1862–1936)

Trivia:

He was the first composer to write music for a British film when he was paid 50 guineas (£52.50) for 16 bars of music to accompany the Coronation scene in Henry VIII (1911) See more trivia »

Died:

(age 74) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Let's Make Up
Let's Make Up Soundtrack
(1954)
Nell Gwyn
Nell Gwyn Soundtrack
(1934)
Jekyll & Canada
Jekyll & Canada Soundtrack
(2009)
Peg of Old Drury
Peg of Old Drury Composer
(1935)

Filmography

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 2014 Mr Selfridge (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... (music: "Who Were The Yeomen Of England, The Yeomen of England" - uncredited)
 2009 Jekyll & Canada (Video) (writer: "Torch Dance")
 1991 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Candlelight Supper (1991) ... (music: "For Tonight" - uncredited)
 1954 Let's Make Up (writer: "Merrymakers' Dance" - as Sir Edward German)
 1934 Nell Gwyn (music: "Merrymakers Dance", "Country Dance", "Pastorale Dance")
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 1911 Henry VIII (Short) (play)
Hide Hide Show Show Music department (1 credit)
 1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The White Falcon (1956) ... (composer: dance numbers)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Emerald Isle. Musical comedy. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and Edward German [earliest Broadway credit]. Libretto by Basil Hood. Directed by R.H. Burnside. Herald Square Theatre: 1 Sep 1902- 18 Oct 1902 (50 performances). Cast: Frank Belcher, Edna Burd, William T. Carleton, Kate Condon, Jefferson De Angelis, John Dudley, ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Edward German
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Trivia:

He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1928 King's Honours List for his services to music. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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