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Jonathan Tunick

Jonathan Tunick was born on April 19, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Young Frankenstein (1974) and Blazing Saddles (1974). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein Music Department
(1974)
Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles Music Department
(1974)
Into the Woods
Into the Woods Music Department
(2014)

Filmography

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 2014 Into the Woods (orchestrator)
 1990-2014 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (orchestrator - 3 episodes)
- American Songbook - Passion (2005) ... (orchestrator)
- New York City Opera: A Little Night Music (1990) ... (orchestrator)
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (orchestrator)
 2012 The 66th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (orchestrator)
 2011 Company (orchestrator)
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 2010 The 64th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 2002 Elaine Stritch at Liberty (TV Movie documentary) (orchestrator)
 2000 Putting It Together (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1998 Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh (TV Special documentary) (orchestrator)
 1996 Company (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1996 Passion (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1996 The Birdcage (music arranger)
 1992-1995 Love & War (TV Series) (composer - 67 episodes)
- Tradition (1995) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Proposal (1995) ... (composer: theme music)
- Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and a Cat (1995) ... (composer: theme music)
- Shrunken Heads (1995) ... (composer: theme music)
- Atlantic City (1995) ... (composer: theme music)
 1995 The Fantasticks (conductor) / (music adaptor) / (music arranger)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1993) (conductor - 1 episode, 1983)
- Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall (1993) ... (orchestrator)
- Alice in Wonderland (1983) ... (conductor)
 1991 American Playhouse (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- Into the Woods (1991) ... (orchestrator)
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (composer - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1988-1989 Tattinger's (TV Series) (composer - 5 episodes)
- El Sid (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Half a Loaf (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Wall Street Blues (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Broken Windows (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Two Men and a Baby (1988) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1983 The Special Magic of Herself the Elf (TV Movie) (song arranger)
 1983 I Am the Cheese (conductor)
 1982 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (TV Movie) (orchestrations)
 1982 Night of 100 Stars (TV Special) (music arranger)
 1981 Reds (orchestrator)
 1980 Blinded by the Light (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- The 5:48 (1979) ... (conductor)
 1977 A Little Night Music (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
 1976 Pacific Overtures (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1974 Young Frankenstein (orchestrations)
 1974 Stavisky... (orchestrator)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (orchestrator)
 1970 The Twelve Chairs (orchestrator)
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Other Works:

A Little Night Music (1973). Musical/Romantic Comedy. Music by Stephen Sondheim. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Suggested by the film "Smiles of a Summer Night" by Ingmar Bergman. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Assistant to Mr. Hastings: Arthur Wagner. Scenic Design ... See more »
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Won Broadway's 1997 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for "Titanic." He was nominated in the same category three other times: in 2000 for "Marie Christine," in 2001 for "Follies," and in 2003 for "Nine The Musical." See more »

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