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Simon Preston

Simon Preston was born on August 4, 1938 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England as Simon John Preston. See full bio »

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Known For

Face/Off Soundtrack
Amadeus Music Department
Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride Soundtrack
Distant Voices, Still Lives


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 2005 Corpse Bride (performer: "Tannhauser: Pilgrim's Chorus")
 1997 Two Girls and a Guy (performer: "Gloria - Cum Sancto Spiritu")
 1997 Face/Off (performer: "Miserere")
 1995 A Comédia de Deus (performer: "Etracto da 'Misa Santa Caecilia' (Agnus Dei)")
 1989 War Requiem ("War Requiem, Op. 66")
 1988 Distant Voices, Still Lives ("In the Bleak Midwinter")
 1985 God Rot Tunbridge Wells! (TV Movie) (performer: "The Organ Concerto (Opus 7 No. 5)")
 1968 Contrasts (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Simon Preston (1968) ... (performer: "Fantasy and Fugue on the chorale 'Ad nos, ad salutarem undam', S.259")
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  Sacred Music (TV Series documentary) (musician - 1 episode, 2010) (organist - 1 episode, 2010)
- Searching Out the Sacred (2010) ... (musician: organ)
- Fauré and Poulenc (2010) ... (organist)
 1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series) (master of the choristers - 1 episode)
- The Priory School (1986) ... (master of the choristers)
 1985 God Rot Tunbridge Wells! (TV Movie) (conductor: The Extremely Ancient Academy of Singers)
 1984 Amadeus (conductor: The Choristers of Westminster Abbey)
 1982 Messiah (TV Movie documentary) (chorus master) / (musician: organ)
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 1985 God Rot Tunbridge Wells! (TV Movie)
Organist 'The Organ Concerto' (Op. 7 No. 5)
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 2010 Sacred Music (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Organist
- Searching Out the Sacred (2010) ... Himself - Organist
- Brahms and Bruckner (2010) ... Himself - Organist
 1970 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Harpsichordist
- Omnibus at the Proms (1970) ... Himself - Harpsichordist
 1968 Contrasts (TV Series)
Himself - Organist
- Simon Preston (1968) ... Himself - Organist

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He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honors List for his services to Music as an organist. See more »

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