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Alexander Goehr

Alexander Goehr was born on August 10, 1932 in Berlin, Germany. He is a composer, known for Die Bertinis (1988), Oppermann Family (1983) and Farmers, Politics and Bombs (1973). See full bio »
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Known For

Die Bertinis
Die Bertinis Composer
Oppermann Family
Oppermann Family Composer


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 1988 Die Bertinis (TV Mini-Series)
 1983 Oppermann Family (TV Mini-Series)
 1975 Die Gewehre der Frau Carrar (TV Movie)
 1973 Farmers, Politics and Bombs (TV Mini-Series)
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ghosts (1968)
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 2016 Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Master and Maverick (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Composer (as Alexander 'Sandy' Goehr)
 2007 Classic Britannia (TV Series documentary)
- The Landscape Changes (2007) ... Himself
 2007 The World (TV Series)
Himself - Composer
- Episode dated 14 February 2007 (2007) ... Himself - Composer

Personal Details

Other Works:

He composed music for Kenneth Cavander's translation of Euripides' play, "The Bacchae", at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Barrie Ingham, Joss Ackland CBE, John Woodvine, John Wyse, Stephen Moore, Jerry Verno and Josephine Wilson in the cast. Lord Bernard Miles KBE was the director. The crew included David ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Alexander 'Sandy' Goehr

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Son of conductor Walter Goehr and mother Laelia, a classically trained pianist. He was a leading figure in progressive musical circles and became professor of music at Cambridge University in the 1970s.

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