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Irmin Schmidt

Irmin Schmidt was born on May 29, 1937 in Berlin, Germany. He is a composer, known for Palermo Shooting (2008), Inherent Vice (2014) and Messer im Kopf (1978). See full bio »

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Palermo Shooting
Palermo Shooting Composer
Inherent Vice
Inherent Vice Soundtrack
Messer im Kopf
Messer im Kopf Composer
Snowland Composer


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 1986-2016 Tatort (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hundstage (2016)
- Freunde (1986)
 2014 Zwei allein (TV Movie)
 2013 Mord in Eberswalde (TV Movie)
 2012 Innenansichten - Deutschland 1937 (TV Movie documentary)
 2002-2011 Bloch (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Inschallah (2011)
- Der Heiland (2011)
- Bauchgefühl (2009)
- Schattenkind (2009)
 2007 Einsatz in Hamburg (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 Paparazzo (TV Movie)
 2005 In Sachen Kaminski (TV Movie)
 2005 Snowland
 2004 Der Stich des Skorpion (TV Movie)
 2004 Ich werde immer bei euch sein (TV Movie)
 1998 Zucker für die Bestie (TV Movie)
 1997 Schimanski (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hart am Limit (1997)
 1997 Der rote Schakal (TV Movie)
 1996 Angst hat eine kalte Hand (TV Movie)
 1995 Der Mörder und sein Kind (TV Movie)
 1993 Morlock (TV Series) (1 episode)
- König Midas (1993)
 1992 Negerküsse (TV Movie)
 1991 Pizza Colonia
 1989 Reporter (TV Series)
 1985 Alle Geister kreisen (TV Movie)
 1985 Kein schöner Land (TV Mini-Series)
 1983 Rote Erde (TV Series)
 1983 Ruhe sanft, Bruno (TV Movie)
 1981 Exil (TV Mini-Series) (1981)
 1981 Flächenbrand (TV Movie)
 1980 Slow Attack
 1979 Neues aus Transkastanien (TV Mini-Series)
 1979 ...als Diesel geboren (Documentary)
 1979 Der Tote bin ich (TV Movie)
 1974 Die letzten Tage von Gomorrha (TV Movie) (as Can)
 1970 Das Millionenspiel (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1970 The Brutes (as The Can)
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