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George Melachrino (1909–1965)

George Melachrino was born on May 1, 1909 in London, England. He died on June 18, 1965 in London. See full bio »


(age 56) in London, England, UK

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The Gamma People
The Gamma People Composer
Silent Dust
Silent Dust Music Department
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 1956 Odongo (writer: "Odongo (Title Theme)", "I'm Alive" - uncredited)
 1956 The Case of the River Morgue (Short) (music: "Ominous Fanfare" - uncredited)
 1955 The Mysterious Bullet (Short) (music: "Ominous Fanfare", "Death and Discovery" - uncredited)
 1955 The Deadliest Sin (music: "Tension Story" - uncredited)
 1955 Night Plane to Amsterdam (Short) (music: "Crime after Crime (The Blackmailer)", "Death and Discovery" - uncredited)
 1955 The Brain Machine (music: "Crime After Crime (The Blackmailer)", "Haunted Castle" - uncredited)
 1954 Passenger to Tokyo (Short) (music: "Lonely Serenade" - uncredited)
 1954 Profile (music: "Havana Starlight" - uncredited)
 1954 Fatal Journey (Short) (music: "Ominous Fanfare" - uncredited)
 1954 Eight O'Clock Walk (arranger: "Oranges and Lemons" - uncredited) / (writer: "All My Life" - uncredited)
 1954 The Dark Stairway (Short) (music: "Ominous Fanfare" - uncredited)
 1954 The Blazing Caravan (Short) (music: "Ominous Fanfare" - uncredited)
 1952 Treasure Hunt (music: "Pila Pilo" - uncredited)
 1951 The Third Visitor (music: "Death and Discovery", "Crime After Crime (The Blackmailer)", "Haunted Castle", "Grief", "Reminiscence")
 1950 Old Mother Riley, Headmistress (arranger: "Sylvia", "The Minstrel Boy", "See the Conquering Hero" - uncredited)
 1950 The Lady Craved Excitement ("The Lady Craves Excitement", "Ladies Of The Gaiety")
 1949 Old Mother Riley's New Venture (arranger: "Hail the Conquering Hero", "Patrick, Mind the Baby", "Irish Reels" - uncredited)
 1949 Silent Dust (music: "Quand Vous Chante" (uncredited), "Nuit")
 1948 Things Happen at Night (music: "First of Forever")
 1948 The Story of Shirley Yorke (music: "The Theme: "Portrait of a Lady")
 1948 House of Darkness (performer: "First Rhapsody") / (writer: "First Rhapsody")
 1948 No Orchids for Miss Blandish (lyrics: "Still Waters", "When he'd got it, did he want it?") / (music: "Still Waters", "When he'd got it, did he want it?") / (writer: "Danse d'Extase" - uncredited)
 1947 Code of Scotland Yard (arranger: "Ave Maria", "Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64" - uncredited)
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Show Show Composer (19 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Born in England of Italian and Greek ancestry, George Melachrino was, along with Mantovani, Percy Faith, Andre Kostelanetz, Herman Clebanoff, and others, one of the most popular arranger/conductors of the so-called "Golden Age of Mood Music." Among his most popular albums, released in America on RCA Victor, were "Music for Relaxation" (his biggest seller), "Music for Dining," "Rendezvous in Rome,... See more »

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