No photo available. Represent Thomas Schippers? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 79,660 this week

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 »

Movies for Food Lovers

It's the time of year to break bread and raise a drink with loved ones. Sample some films sure to whet your movie appetites.

Sample some films about food

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Thomas Schippers's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
 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")
Hide Hide Show Show Music department (4 credits)
 1977 Aïda (conductor)
 1956 The Saint of Bleecker Street (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1951 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1951 The Medium (conductor)
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 1977 Aïda
Direction Musicale
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 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

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Consul (1950). Drama/opera. Music by Gian-Carlo Menotti. Book by Gian-Carlo Menotti. Lyrics by Gian Carlo Menotti. Musical Director: Lehman Engel. Musical Coordinator: Thomas Schippers. Dreams Choreography by John Butler. Directed by Gian-Carlo Menotti. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 15 Mar 1950- 4 Nov 1950 (269 performances). ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Did You Know?


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

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Thomas Schippers on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page