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Michael Jary (I) (1906–1988)

Michael Jary was born on September 24, 1906 in Laurahütte, Upper Silesia, Germany as Michael Andreas Jarczyk. He was a composer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), Downfall (2004) and Das Boot (1981). He died on July 12, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. See full bio »

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Known For

Inglourious Basterds
Downfall Soundtrack
Das Boot
Das Boot Soundtrack
Stalingrad Music Department


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 1957 Tolle Nacht
 1955 Das Wunder des Films (Documentary)
 1955 Two Blue Eyes
 1955 Vatertag
 1953 Hit Parade
 1952 Toxi
 1952 Haus im Haus (Short)
 1950 Gabriela
 1948 Intimitäten
 1944 Melusine
 1943 Maske in Blau
 1940 Falschmünzer
 1940 Der liebe Besuch (Short)
 1940 Zwei Welten
 1939 Der anonyme Brief (Short)
 1939 Bachelor's Paradise (as M. Jary)
 1939 Der falsche Admiral (Short)
 1938 Spuk im Museum (Short)
 1938 Many Lies
 1938 Wochenendfriede (Short)
 1938 Little Sinner
 1938 Ida (Short)
 1936 Romance
 1936 Spiel an Bord
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Alternate Names:

M. Jary

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In order to make a career in Germany he changed his name from Max Jarczyk into Michael Jary. The managed his breakthrough as a composer of pop songs in 1938 with the song "Roter Mohn.". See more »

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