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Henry Purcell (1659–1695)

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A master of religious and instrumental music as well as stage works.

Died:

(age 36) in London, England, UK

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 2013 Break-Up (writer: "Variation on a 17th Century Funeral March") (completed)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (writer: "King Arthur, Act 3: What Power Art Thou")
 2012 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Action Fanfic: The Origin of Escargoancitizen (2012) ... (writer: "Trumpet Tune and Air")
 2011 Dances for an iPhone (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Volume 2: 2010 (2011) ... (writer: "Dido's Lament")
 2011 Pina (Documentary) (writer: "O Let Me Weep, For Ever Weep")
 2010 Hanging Perverts (Documentary) (writer: "Funeral March for Queen Mary")
 2010 The Dreams of Kings (Short) (writer: "Urge Me No More", "A Thousand Sev'ral Ways", "They Say You're Angry", "Ah, How Pleasant")
 2010 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beautifully Broken (2010) ... (writer: "Rondeau from Abdelazer" - uncredited)
 2009 House of Boys (writer: "The Cold Song")
 2009 Bobo Stenson Trio (music: "Music for a while")
 2009 Mr. Nobody (writer: "What Power Art Thou")
 2009 Der Mann auf der Brücke (TV Movie) (writer: "How blessed are shepherds")
 2009 Sex, Party and Lies (writer: "Let Me Freeze Again to Death"')
 2009 The Young Victoria (writer: "The Cold Song", "What Power Art Thou?")
 2008 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gotta Look Up to Get Down (2008) ... (writer: "Thou Knowest, Lord, The Secrets of Our Hearts" - uncredited)
 2008 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Appointment with Death (2008) ... (writer: "Dido's Lament" - uncredited)
 2008 Filth and Wisdom (writer: "O' Solitude")
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (writer: "Lilliburlero")
 2007 Becoming Jane (writer: "Hole in the Wall" (Hornpipe from "Abdelazer"))
 2006 The Choir (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer: "Fairest Isle")
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny ("Title Music From 'A Clockwork Orange'")
 2005 Elizabethtown (writer: "Purcell: Rondeau (Abdelazer)" (1677))
 2005 The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael (writer: "Music For Queen Mary")
 2005 Akoibon (music: "The Cold Song")
 2005 Transamerica (writer: "Act III: Dido: When I am laid in Earth")
 2004 Downfall (writer: "When I Am Laid In Earth")
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes (writer: "Fantazias for the Viols")
 2003 Perduto amor (writer: "WHEN I AM LAID IN EARTH" da DIDO & AENEAS - as H. Purcell)
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 ... (writer: "The Tempest/Song and Chorus" - uncredited)
 2002 Jeff Buckley: Everybody Here Wants You (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Dido's Lament" (live '95 from London Meltdown Festival))
 2002 Russian Ark (writer: "King Arthur" - as G. Persella)
 2002 Talk to Her (writer: "O Let Me Weep, For Ever Weep")
 2001 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet (Documentary) ("Solisoli")
 2001 Conker's Bad Fur Day (Video Game) (writer: "Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary")
 2000 The Man Who Cried (music: "Dido's Lament" (1689))
 2000 The Taste of Others (music: "Let Us Wander, Not Unseen" - as Purcell)
 2000 Aleph, lectures contades (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- William Shakespeare (2000) ... (writer: "Dance for the Fairies (The Fairy Queen)")
 1999 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... (writer: "Hole in the Wall")
 1999 Pola X (writer: "Ode on the Birthday of Queen Mary", "Overture", "Come, Ye Sons of Art")
 1998 Vanity Fair (TV Mini-Series) ("When I Am Laid In Earth")
 1997 Artemisia (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Fairy Queen" Opening - as Henri Purcell)
 1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-Series) ("Phyllis, Talk No More of Passion")
 1996 Squish Story (Documentary) (writer: "Music For the Funeral of Queen Mary")
 1996 Emma (TV Movie) (writer: "Hole in the Wall" (Hornpipe from "Abdelazer") - uncredited)
 1996 Wild Australia: The Edge (Short) (writer: "When I am Laid")
 1995 England, My England (music: "Sonata for trumpet and strings in D", "The Married Beau", "Birthday Song for Queen Mary, 1654: Come ye sons of art (No. 2)", "Birthday Song for Queen Mary, 1654: Sound the trumpet (No. 3)", "Birthday Song for Queen Mary, 1654: Saul and thw Witch of Endor (In guilty night)", "The Indian Queen: Adagio", "King Arthur: Fairest Isle", "King Arthur: Upon a quiet conscience (Close thine eyes and sleep secure)", "Dido & Aeneas: Dido's lament (Thy hand, Belinda - When I am laid in earth)", "Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary (excerpt)", "Abdelazer: Rondeau", "King Arthur: Act I, Come if you dare", "King Arthur: Act III") / (writer: "How Happy the Lover")
 1995 Before Sunrise (writer: "Dido And Aeneas")
 1994 Ulrike Marie Meinhof (Documentary) ("Didon et Enee")
 1994 William Christie et Les Arts Florissants, ou La passion du baroque (Documentary) (writer: "The Fairy Queen")
 1993 Night Terrors (music: "Sound the Trumpet")
 1993 Splitting Heirs (music: "REMEMBER NOT LORD OUR OFFENCES")
 1991 Poslední motýl (writer: "The Godian Knot" - as H. Purcell)
 1990 La liberté d'une statue (writer: "Evening Hymn", "The Plaint")
 1987 Punainen ruukku (TV Movie) (music: "Dido and Aeneas")
 1986 Singing the Blues in Red (music: "Sonata for Two Treble Recorders" - uncredited)
 1985 Cafe Müller (music: "Dido & Aeneas")
 1985 La nuit porte jarretelles (music: "La mort de Didon" - as Purcell)
 1984 La triche (music: "O solitude" - as Purcell)
 1983 To Our Loves (as Percell, "The Cold Song")
 1981 Wet Job (TV Movie) (writer: "Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary [Z 860]")
 1980 A Week's Holiday (writer: "O Solitude")
 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer ("Sonata for Trumpet and Strings: 2. Adagio 3. Presto", "The Gordian Knot Untied 3. Rondo Minuet")
 1978 Molière (music: "LE ROI ARTHUR (King Arthur, or the British Worthy)")
 1975 The Mirror (writer: "They Tell Us That Your Mighty Powers")
 1971 A Clockwork Orange (writer: "March from 'Funeral Music for Queen Mary'" - uncredited)
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini-Series) ("Rondeau From Abdelazer Suite", uncredited)
 1969 Civilisation (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Come away, fellow sailors, come away", "Trumpet Sonata", "The Gordian Knot Untied" - uncredited)
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Any More for the Skylark? (1963) ... (writer: "Nymphs and Shepherds" - uncredited)
 1963 En söndag i september (music: "March" - uncredited)
 1951 Teresa Brewer and the Firehouse Five Plus Two (Short) (music: "Fantasy in Blue" - uncredited)
 1950 The Wooden Horse (writer: "Nymphs and Shepherds" - uncredited)
 1946 Instruments of the Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Abdelazar: Rondeau")
 1945 The Wicked Lady (music: "Courante", "Wedding Music", "Gigue", "Minuet", "Rondeau", "Christening Hymn" - uncredited)
 1944 Message from Canterbury (Documentary) (music: "Choral Works")
 1944 A Canterbury Tale (writer: "Hear my prayer, O Lord" - uncredited)
 1939 Spare Time (Documentary short) (music: "Trumpet Tune and Air" - uncredited)
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Trivia:

A master of religious and instrumental music as well as stage works.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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