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Myra Hess (1890–1965)

Myra Hess was born on February 25, 1890 in London, England. She died on November 26, 1965 in London. See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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 2014 Lucky Bastard (performer: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring")
 1945 Myra Hess (Documentary short) (performer: "Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor (Appassionata)")
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 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary) (cooperation and support - as Dame Myra Hess)
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 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary)
Herself (pianist) (as Dame Myra Hess)
 1945 Myra Hess (Documentary short)
Herself - Pianist
 1942 Listen to Britain (Documentary short)
Herself - Pianist
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 2007 Legends (TV Series documentary)
 1974 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Home Fires: Britain - 1940-1944 (1974) ... Herself (uncredited)

Personal Details

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Dame Myra Hess

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She was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1936 King's Honours List and awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1941 King's Honours List for her services to music. See more »


British pianist

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