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Alfred Ralston (1907–1988)

Son of a London cigar maker, Abraham Wagenhuizen was born in the Mile End district of Stepney, East London, on 30 December 1907. He studied music privately with English composer Alan Bush, then began his career as a music arranger in London theatres. Some time after his marriage to cobbler's daughter Celia Marks in 1931 he changed his name legally... See full bio »

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Known For

Oh! What a Lovely War
Oh! What a Lovely War Music Department
(1969)
Young Winston
Young Winston Music Department
(1972)
The One and Only Phyllis Dixey
(1978)
Love in a Cold Climate
Love in a Cold Climate Music Department
(1980)

Filmography

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 1980 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series) (music arranger)
 1978 The One and Only Phyllis Dixey (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1972 Thursday's Child (TV Series) (music arranger)
 1972 Young Winston (conductor) / (music arranger: excerpts from the works of Sir Edward Elgar)
 1971 Dulcima (music arranger: source music - uncredited)
 1970 Frost on Sunday (TV Series) (musical arrangements - 1 episode)
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (orchestra conducted by - 1 episode)
- Charley's Aunt (1969) ... (orchestra conducted by)
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music) / (the songs orchestrated by)
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series) (composer - 7 episodes)
- The Wedding Bells (1968) ... (composer: incidental music)
- The Nasty Corner (1968) ... (composer: incidental music)
- The Comeback of Battling Billson (1968) ... (composer: incidental music)
- The Accident Syndicate (1968) ... (composer: incidental music)
- The Debut of Battling Billson (1968) ... (composer: incidental music)
 1964-1966 Songs for the Times (TV Series) (conductor and arranger - 9 episodes)
- The Spirit of '76 (1966) ... (conductor and arranger)
- The Longhorn (1966) ... (conductor and arranger)
- Botany Bay (1966) ... (conductor and arranger)
- London Pilgrimage (1966) ... (conductor and arranger)
- London's Pleasure Gardens (1966) ... (conductor and arranger)
 1965 Songs of the Wild West (TV Movie) (orchestrations by)
 1965 Songs of the American Civil War (TV Movie) (orchestrations by)
 1964 Ninety Years On (TV Movie) (special musical arrangements)
 1963-1964 Dig This Rhubarb (TV Series) (music arranged and conducted by - 14 episodes)
- Episode #1.14 (1964) ... (music arranged and conducted by)
- Episode #1.13 (1964) ... (music arranged and conducted by)
- Episode #1.12 (1964) ... (music arranged and conducted by)
- Episode #1.11 (1964) ... (music arranged and conducted by)
- Episode #1.10 (1964) ... (music arranged and conducted by)
 1957-1958 26 Men (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Trail of Darkness (1958) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- The Big Rope (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Crusader Rabbit (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- The Search for the Missing Links (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- The Great Baseball Mystery (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (composer - 8 episodes)
- Someone Outside (1956) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Guy in the Middle (1956) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- A Likely Story (1956) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Atlantic Night (1955) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Big Nick (1955) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1939 Trouble Brewing (music arranger - uncredited)
 1939 Let's Be Famous (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1938 The Sky's the Limit (orchestrator - uncredited)
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Alfred Abraham Ralston
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