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Arvo Pärt was born on September 11, 1935 in Paide, Estonia. See full bio »
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 2015 The Wait (music: "Trisagion")
 2015 Mia Madre (writer: "Tabula Rasa", "Sarah Was Ninety Years Old", "Für Alina", "Pari Intervallo", "Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten", "Festina Lente", "Silouans Song")
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (writer: "Berliner Messe: 1. Kyrie")
 2015 El conejo blanco: Warped to Hiroshima!! (Short) (writer: "Fur Alina" - as Arvo Part)
 2015 Knight of Cups (writer: "Symphony No. 4 Los Angeles", "Miserere", "Silouans Song")
 2014 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gerry Redux! (2014) ... (writer: "Spiegel im Spiegel", "Fur Alina")
 2014 Rectify (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unhinged (2014) ... (writer: "Frates" - uncredited)
  Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2014) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014)
- La sorpresa (2014) ... (performer: "Spiegel im Spiegel" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spiegel im Spiegel" - uncredited)
- Estado de inconsciencia (2014) ... (performer: "Spiegel im Spiegel" - uncredited)
- Fobia a la magia (2014) ... (performer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel" - uncredited)
 2014 Foxcatcher (writer: "Für Alina")
 2014 The Crimson Field (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (writer: "Variationen zur Gesundung von Arinuschka" - uncredited)
 2014 The Way He Looks (writer: "Spiegel im Spiegel")
 2013 Six by Sondheim (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel")
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 Perform (2013) ... (writer: "Spiegel im Spiegel")
 2013/I About Time (writer: "Spiegel im Spiegel")
 2013 The Great Beauty (writer: "My Heart's in the Highlands")
 2013 The East (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel")
 2013 Movie 43 (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel")
 2012/IV The Letter (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel", "Fü'r Alina")
 2012 The Man Who Laughs (performer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten") / (writer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten")
 2012 The Place Beyond the Pines (writer: "Fratres (for Cello and Piano)", "Fratres (for Violin, Strings and Percussion)", "Fratres for Strings and Percussion", "Fratres")
 2012 To the Wonder (writer: "Fratres for Eight Cellos")
 2012 Martha (Short) (writer: "Für Alina")
 2011 This Must Be the Place (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel" (2011))
 2011 Eighty Letters (writer: "Pari intervallo")
 2010 The Sleeping Beauty of East Finchley (Video) (music: "My Heart's in the Highland's")
 2010/I Simple (Short) (writer: "Tabula Rasa")
 2010/I White Snow (writer: "Summa for String Orchestra")
 2010 Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (Documentary) (writer: "Lamente For Piano And Orchestra", "Annum Per Annum")
 2009 Druhý zivot dreva (Documentary short) (writer: "Annum per annum")
 2009 The Young Victoria (writer: "Da Pacem Domine" - as Arvo Paert)
 2009 Numb3rs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Arrow of Time (2009) ... (writer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten" - uncredited)
 2008/I Elegy (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel")
 2007 There Will Be Blood (writer: "Pärt: Fratres for Cello and Piano" - as Arvo Part)
 2007 The War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "Variations for the Healing of Arinushka")
 2007 The Banishment (writer: "Für Alina")
 2007 In Memory of Me (writer: "Für Alina")
 2006 The Good Shepherd (writer: "Litany", "Salve Regina", "Silouans Song")
 2006 Times and Winds ("Te Deum (1984-1986)", "Silouans Song (1991)", "Orient & Occident (2000)", "Como cierva sedienta (1998)")
 2006 Candy (writer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten")
 2005 The Giant Buddhas (Documentary) (writer: "Für Alina")
 2005 Time to Leave (music: "Symphony no. 3", "Für Alina")
 2005 Phantom Limb (Documentary short) ("Fur Alina", "Silouans Song", "Silentium" (from Tabula Rasa))
 2004 Hawaii, Oslo (performer: "Für Alina")
 2004 Dead Man's Shoes ("De Profundis")
 2004 Day and Night (writer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten")
 2004 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Family Undertaking (2004) ... (writer: "Spiegel im Spiegel")
 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 (Documentary) (performer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten" (1977)) / (writer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten" (1977))
 2004 Dear Frankie (music: "Spiegel im Spiegel" (1978))
 2004 Red Lights (writer: "Für Alina")
 2003 The Barbarian Invasions (lyrics: "Wallfahrtslied / Pilgrim's Song") / (music: "Wallfahrtslied / Pilgrim's Song", "Psalom", "Trisagion")
 2003 Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me ("Fratres (from Tabula Rasas)")
 2003 Soldiers of Salamina (writer: "Fratres for Strings and Percussion", "Spiegel Im Spiegel", "Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten")
 2003 Transitions: Louisiana Museum (Documentary short) (music: "Fratres") / (writer: "Fratres")
 2002 Swept Away ("Spiegel im Spiegel" (1999))
 2002/I Heaven (writer: "Für Alina", "Spiegel im Spiegel", "6 Variationen zur Gesundung von Arinushka")
 2002 Gerry ("Spiegel im Spiegel", "Für Alina")
 2001 C'est la vie (writer: "Für Alina")
 2001 Mostly Martha (writer: "Für Alina")
 2001 Wit (TV Movie) (writer: "Spiegel im Spiegel")
 2001 War Photographer (Documentary) (writer: "Silouans Song", "Psalom")
 2000 Les yeux fermés (TV Movie) (music: "Silouans Song", "Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten")
 2000 Aleph, lectures contades (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Franz Kafka (2000) ... (writer: "Simfonia N.3", "Collage sur B. A. C. H.", "Festina Lente", "Silouans Song")
 1999 Simons film (Documentary) ("Fratres")
 1999 The Insider (performer: "Litany") / (writer: "Litany")
 1999 A Kind of Hush (performer: "Untitled for Saxophone and Keyboard") / (writer: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten", "Untitled for Saxophone and Keyboard")
 1998 The Thin Red Line (writer: "Annum per Annum")
 1997 Winter Sleepers (writer: "Fratres", "For Piano and Violin", "For Strings and Percussion", "For Eight Cellos", "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten")
 1996 Johns (writer: "Annum Per Annum" (1980))
 1996 Mother Night (writer: "Spiegel Im Spiegel", "Fratres", "Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten", "Tabula Rasa")
 1995 Hiroshima (TV Movie) (writer: "Cantus in Memoriam for Benjamin Britten")
 1992 Matias Keskisen kuviteltu elämä (Documentary) (writer: "Pro et contra")
 1990 Alive (Short) (writer: "Fratres")
 1989 Queen of Hearts (music: "Tabula Rasa" - uncredited)
 1988 Testament (music: "Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten", "Fratres")
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Arvo Paert | A. Part | Aruvo Peruto

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