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Sean O'Riada (1931–1971)

Sean O'Riada was born on August 1, 1931 in Cork, Ireland as John Reidy. He was a composer, known for Barry Lyndon (1975), Young Cassidy (1965) and Mise Éire (1959). He was married to Ruth Coughlan. He died on October 3, 1971 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 40) in London, England, UK

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 1989 Mary de Cork (TV Movie)
 1966 An Tine Bheo (Documentary)
 1965 Young Cassidy
 1961 Saoirse? (Documentary)
 1959 Mise Éire (Documentary) (as Sean Ó Riada)
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 1978 Teatro estudio (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adiós, señorita Ruth (1978) ... (writer: "Women In Ireland")
 1975 Barry Lyndon (writer: "TIN WHISTLES", "WOMEN OF IRELAND", "Women of Ireland")
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 1959 Mise Éire (Documentary) (conductor - as Sean Ó Riada)
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 2012 Lorg na gCos: Súil Siar ar Mise Éire (Documentary)
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Sean Ó Riada
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Irish composer who worked in radio and at The Abbey Theatre, Dublin, then taught music (1963-1971). He made many arrangements of Irish folk music as well as original compositions like his series "Nomos".

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