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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 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Run Like the Devil (composer: additional music) (pre-production)
 2014 Into the Woods (orchestrator) (post-production)
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (orchestrator)
 2012 The 66th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (orchestrator)
 2011 Company (orchestrator)
 1990-2005 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (orchestrator - 2 episodes)
- Passion (2005) ... (orchestrator)
- New York City Opera: A Little Night Music (1990) ... (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)
 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 Tattingers (TV Series) (composer: title theme)
 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) (orchestrator)
 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 (orchestrator)
 1974 Stavisky... (orchestrator)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (orchestrator)
 1970 The Twelve Chairs (orchestrator)
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Promises, Promises (1968). Musical comedy. Book by Neil Simon. Based on the film "The Apartment" by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond. Music by Burt Bacharach. Lyrics by Hal David. Musical Director: Harold Wheeler. Dance arrangements by Harold Wheeler. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Choreographed by Michael Bennett. ... 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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