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Thomas Schippers (1930–1977)

Charming, brilliant with a magnetic intensity, Tom Schippers was born in Portage, Michigan to an upper middle class family. His father worked in middle management for Westinghouse and recognizing his musical ability, enrolled Tom into a piano class by age four. Excelling in school, he graduated high school at thirteen, attending both The Curtis ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2013 The Immigrant (performer: "Il Trovatore")
 2004 The Light (performer: "Nel dì della vittoria io le incontrai (from 'Macbeth' Act 1)")
 1990 Awakenings (performer: "O Soave Fanciulla" from "La Bohème")
 1987 Aria (performer: "La Virgine degli Angeli")
 1986 The American Way (performer: "Il Travatore")
 1986 The Money Pit (performer: "The Wedding Contract")
 1983/I Carmen (performer: "Carmen")
 1979 Luna (performer: "Il Trovatore")
 1979 Le maître-nageur (performer: "Il Trovatore")
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 1977 Aïda (conductor)
 1951 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1951 The Medium (conductor)
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 1977 Aïda
Direction Musicale
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 1959 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Orchestra Conductor
- Episode #12.44 (1959) ... Orchestra Conductor
 1958 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 7 December 1958 (1958) ... Himself - Contestant
 1951 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
Himself - Conductor
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Other Works:

The Saint of Bleecker Street (1954). Drama/musical. See more »

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Won Broadway's 1955 Tony Award as Best Conductor and Musical Director for "The Saint of Bleecker Street." See more »

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Pisces

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