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Paul Salamunovich (1927–2014)

Acclaimed Grammy®-nominated choral conductor and Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) Music Director Emeritus Paul Salamunovich, whose artistry touched millions of people around the world through recordings, live performances, college and university clinics, and the numerous film scores on which he conducted and sang, has died at age 86 from multiple... See full bio »

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 2009 Angels & Demons (choral consultant)
 2003 Peter Pan (conductor: choir)
 2002 xXx (choir master)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (chorus master)
 2001 ER (TV Series) (choral conductor - 1 episode)
- The Crossing (2001) ... (choral conductor)
 2000 Dinosaur (conductor: choir)
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars (choir conductor)
 1998 Quest for Camelot (choir leader)
 1997 The Postman (choir conductor)
 1997 The Devil's Advocate (conductor: L.A. Master Chorale)
 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding (master chorale: Los Angeles)
 1996 Extreme Measures (conductor: choir)
 1995 Waterworld (choral conductor: Los Angeles Master Choral)
 1995 First Knight (conductor: Los Angeles Master Chorale)
 1992 Dracula (conductor: L.A. Master Chorale)
 1991 Grand Canyon (choral conductor)
 1990 Flatliners (conductor: St. Charles Borromeo Choir)
 1981 True Confessions (choir conductor: St. Charles Borromeo Choir - uncredited)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (vocalist: harmonic chanting - uncredited)
 1972 The Godfather (choir conductor: boys choir - uncredited)
 1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (choir conductor - 1 episode)
- Lucy the Choirmaster (1965) ... (choir conductor: St. Charles Borromeo Boys Choir)
 1964 Dead Ringer (conductor: boys choir - uncredited)
 1963 Captain Newman, M.D. (conductor)
 1962 How the West Was Won (choral singer - uncredited)
 1948 Joan of Arc (choral singer - uncredited)
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Conductor, The Los Angeles Master Chorale 1990-2000 Music Director Emeritus, The Los Angeles Master Chorale 2000-Present Music Director, The St. Charles Borromeo Choir, 1949-Present See more »

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Brother of producer Mike Salamunovich, father of casting director, Stephen Salamunovich, uncle of Teresa Salamunovich (associate producer), Patrick Salamunovich (lead person) and Christopher Salamunovich (assistant director). Cousin of arranger and composer Marty Paich and David Paich producer, keyboard player and composer of the rock band, Toto. Coached Robert DeNiro on the film, "True ... See more »

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