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Robert Shaw (VII) (1916–1999)

Robert Shaw was born on April 30, 1916 in Red Bluff, California, USA. He died on January 25, 1999 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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The American President
The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter Soundtrack
Christmas with Robert Shaw
Christmas with Robert Shaw Himself (conductor) (speaker)


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 1995 The American President (arranger: "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen")
 1995 The Scarlet Letter (performer: "Agnus Dei")
 1995 Atlanta Symphony Golden Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) ("A Lincoln Portrait") / (performer: "Symphony of Psalms", "A Lincoln Portrait")
 1948 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 2 - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (TV Special) (performer: "Symphony No. 9 in D Minor")
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 1967 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (choral conductor - 1 episode)
- Toscanini: The Maestro Revisited (1967) ... (choral conductor - archive footage, uncredited)
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (choral director - 1 episode)
- The Play of the Nativity of the Child Jesus (1952) ... (choral director - uncredited)
 1949 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 5 - Verdi: Aida (TV Movie) (choral conductor)
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 1998 Christmas with Robert Shaw (TV Movie)
Himself (conductor) (speaker)
 1995 Atlanta Symphony Golden Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (speaker and conductor)
 1987 Robert Shaw Conducts: Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (conductor)
 1987 Messiah (Video)
Himself (conductor and choral director)
 1948 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 2 - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (TV Special)
Himself (choral conductor)
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 2016 Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices (Documentary)

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Made many recordings of Christmas music, beginning in 1946 during the 78-RPM era, and ending just two years before his death. He made four Christmas albums during his tenure with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus alone, beginning in 1975. See more »

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