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Herbert Kretzmer

Herbert Kretzmer was born on October 5, 1925 in Kroonstad, Orange Free State, South Africa. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Les Misérables
(2012)
Notting Hill
Notting Hill Soundtrack
(1999)
Melancholia
Melancholia Soundtrack
(2011)

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 2016-2017 Tähdet, tähdet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Musikaali (2017) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
- Musikaali (2016) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2017 The Women's Football Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.6 (2017) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2017 Cortá por Lozano (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 April 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "She")
 2016 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2015 2 Broke Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And the Inside-Outside Situation (2015) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2015 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Quarter-Final Results (2015) ... (writer: "At the End of the Day" - uncredited)
- The Quarter-Final: Musicals Special (2015) ... (writer: "At the End of the Day" - uncredited)
 2015 Dispuesto a todo (TV Movie) (writer: "She")
 2015 Divendres (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.117 (2015) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2014 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kai (2014) ... (writer: "Look Down" - uncredited)
 2014 The 68th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "One Day More")
 2014 The Voice (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 3 (2014) ... (lyrics: "On My Own")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... (writer: "She")
 2014 All Star Family Fortunes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.10 (2014) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2014 Sherlock (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Empty Hearse (2014) ... (lyrics: "Do You Hear the People Sing?" - uncredited)
 2013 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 (2013) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2013 Secret Voices of Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables)
 2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- 2013: Auditions 4 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Bring Him Home", "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Suddenly", "One Day More", "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009-2013 Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Diva (2013) ... (lyrics: "Bring Him Home" - uncredited)
- Dream On (2010) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2009) ... (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
 2010-2012 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Anne Hathaway/Rihanna (2012) ... (lyrics: "One Day More")
- Ryan Phillippe/Ke$ha (2010) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.7 (2011) ... (writer: "She" - uncredited)
 2011 The Nostalgia Chick (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Les Miserables: The Musical (2011) ... (lyrics: "The Confrontation")
 2011 The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "On My Own")
 2010 Toast (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 2010 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Per què he plorat? (2010) ... (lyrics: "One Day More - Finale")
 2009-2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.88 (2010) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
- Episode #1.56 (2009) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Round Eight: Results Show (2009) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
 2007 Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 August 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "She")
- Episode dated 10 August 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "She")
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 11 - Filmmusikk (2006) ... (writer: "She")
 1995-2004 Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004) ... (lyrics: "At the End of the Day" / "One Day More")
- Les Misérables in Concert (1995) ... (lyrics: "At the End of the Day", "I Dreamed A Dream", "Who Am I?", "Come to Me", "Castle on a Cloud", "Master Of The House", "Look Down", "Stars", "Red and Black/Do You Hear the People Sing", "In My Life/A Heart Full of Love", "One Day More", "On My Own", "Upon These Stones", "Little People", "A Little Fall of Rain", "Drink with Me", "Bring Him Home", "Javert's Suicide", "Turning", "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables", "Beggars at the Feast", "Finale")
 2003 Nouvelle Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2003) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2003 Star Search (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with Guest Judge Jack Osbourne (2003) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2001 Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 March 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "She" - uncredited)
 1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.3 (1997) ... (writer: "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables")
 1991 Seinfeld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Jacket (1991) ... (writer: "Master of the House" - uncredited)
 1990 The Chart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 December 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "Kinky Boots")
 1990 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 November 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "Kinky Boots")
 1989 Frank, Liza & Sammy: The Ultimate Event (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Sailor Boys" - uncredited)
 1987 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 June 1987 (1987) ... (lyrics: "I Dream a Dream")
 1987 The 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "At the End of the Day", "One Day More!")
 1979 Shirley MacLaine at the Lido (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Roy Clark (1978) ... (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young (Hier Encore)" - uncredited)
 1971 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #24.22 (1971) ... (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
  The Avengers (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Murder Market (1965) ... ("Togetherness")
- The Removal Men (1962) ... (writer: "Goodness Gracious Me" - uncredited)
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(June 14 to July 31, 2011) He was lyricist for the musical, "Les Miserables," in Cameron Mackintosh's 25th Anniversary Tour at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Claude Michel Schonberg was composer. Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel wrote the original French text. James Fenton wrote additional material. Laurence ... See more »
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Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2011 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to music. He was the lyricist for the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel, "Les Miserables.". See more »

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