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Carl Maria von Weber (1786–1826)

Learining all about music and instruments Von Weber moved around Germany changing his teachers once in a while. In 1813 he became "Kapellmeister" in Prague and in 1816 music director of the "Deutsche Oper" in Dresden. There he supported German operas instead of the Italian ones which were very popular at his time - nevertheless his masterpiece "... See full bio »


(age 39) in London, England, UK

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 2012 Eröffnung der Wiener Festwochen 2012 - Eurovision Young Musicians 2012 (TV Movie) (writer: "Fagottkonzert in F-Dur")
 2011 The Intouchables (music: "Nein, länger trag' ich nicht die Qualen... Durch die Wälder, durch die Auen")
 2010 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Return to Normalcy (2010) ... (writer: "Jubel Overture" - uncredited)
 2008 Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jal (2008) ... (performer: "Clarinet Concertino" - uncredited)
 2007 The Game Plan (writer: "Invitation to the Dance")
 2001 Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky ("Invitation to the Dance")
 2000 Stardom (as C.M. Von Weber, "Jgerchor: Was Gleicht Wohl Auf Erden")
 1999 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- BubbleStand/Ripped Pants (1999) ... (music: "Beautiful Moonlit Night" - uncredited)
 1997 Lebensborn (writer: "Der Freischütz")
 1996 Poison Ivy II (writer: "AUFFORDERUNG ZUM TANZ")
 1994 Magic Hunter ("Wolsschluctszene", "Overture")
 1993 The Red Squirrel ("Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen")
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Voices in the Garden (1993) ... (writer: "Aufforderung zum Tanz" (The Invitation to the Dance))
 1990 White Palace (writer: "Wie Nahte Mir Der Schlummer")
 1982 The Lite Trap (music: "Konzertstueck F-Moll" Op. 79)
 1981 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet/In Tribute to Nijinsky (1981) ... (music: "La spectre de la Rose")
 1980 Nijinsky (writer: "INVITATION TO THE DANCE")
 1976 Baryshnikov: Live at Wolf Trap (TV Movie) (music: "Le Spectre de la Rose")
 1964 Histoire d'un instrument (TV Series documentary short) (music - 1 episode)
- L'accordéon (1964) ... (music: "Aufforderung zum Tanz Op. 65" - uncredited)
 1961 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Freddie and the Yuletide Doll (1961) ... (music: "Invitation to the Dance")
 1961 Lola (music: "L'Invitation à la Valse" - as Weber)
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (music: "Let's Dance")
 1952 The Happy Time (music: "Invitation to the Dance" - uncredited)
 1949 Little Women (music: "Invitation to the Dance (Aufforderung zum Tanz), Op. 65" (1819) - uncredited)
 1946 Specter of the Rose (music: "Invitation to the Dance" - uncredited)
 1944 Champagne Charlie (music: "Concerto" - uncredited)
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up (music: "Invitation to the Dance" - uncredited)
 1936 Camille (writer: "Aufforderung zum Tanz (Invitation to the Dance)" (1841) - uncredited)
 1936 Wife vs. Secretary (music: "Crack the Whip" - uncredited)
 1932 Das Weltkonzert II. Oberon Ouvertüre (Short) (music: "Overture to 'Oberon'")
 1931 Dantes mysterier (writer: "Oberon", Overture)
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Karl Maria v. Weber

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What love is to man, music is to the arts and to mankind. music is love itself, -- it is the purest, most ethereal language of passion, showing in a thousand ways all possible changes of color and feeling; and though true in only a single instance, it yet can be understood by thousands of men -- who all feel differently.


Cousin of Constanze Mozart, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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