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Classical music composers
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1. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
94 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach as presented by his wife, Anna.
Votes: 962 | Gross: $0.02M
2. Il était une fois Jean-Sébastien Bach (2003)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
J.S. BACH: THE MUSIC, THE LIFE, THE LEGEND is a dramatic look at the life of Johann Sebastian Bach, a man who dedicated his life to the service of music.
3. My Name Is Bach (2003)
97 min | Biography, Drama
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach is introduced to King Frederick II of Prussia in 1747. The aging composer and the young monarch clash and a battle of egos ensues.
4. The Life and Loves of Beethoven (1936)
116 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Lyrical biography of the classical composer, depicted as a romantical hero, an accursed artist.
5. Eroica (2003 TV Movie)
129 min | Drama, Music
On June 9, 1804, Ludwig van Beethoven and his pupil Ries assemble a group of musicians to give the first performance of his Third Symphony, 'Bonaparte', to his patron Prince Lobkowitz and ... See full summary »
6. Beethoven Lives Upstairs (1992 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 51 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A young boy learns to appreciate the music of his upstairs boarder, Ludwig Van Beethoven.
7. Immortal Beloved (1994)
R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Besides all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved, and the movie tries to ... See full summary »
Votes: 21,095 | Gross: $9.91M
9. La symphonie fantastique (1942)
90 min | Biography, Drama
10. Bizet's Dream (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 53 min | Music, Drama, Family
A 12 year old Parisian girl takes piano lessons from composer Georges Bizet and becomes captivated by his story of the gypsy Carmen.
12. A Song to Remember (1945)
Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biography of Frederic Chopin.
13. Young Chopin (1952)
Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
A story of the formative years in Chopin's life between 1825 and 1831, a time of social unrest throughout Europe, of rising nationalism, and of cries for reform. Chopin, an outstanding ... See full summary »
14. Impromptu (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Music
Votes: 4,228 | Gross: $4.08M
16. La note bleue (1991)
135 min | Drama, Music, Romance
the film covers the last few days of fragile Chopin's professional life.
Song of Summer
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Traces last 5 years of the life of Frederick Delius through the eyes of a young composer called Eric Fenby.
55 min | Documentary
A partly dramatised account of the life of Sir Edward Elgar classical composer. Huw Wheldon narrates the life story over backdrops of beautiful mountain scenery, especially memorable is the... See full summary »
19. Song of Norway (1970)
G | 138 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Based on the life of Norway's greatest composer Edvard Grieg, and filmed in Norway where he lived. The soundtrack is all Edvard Grieg's music with added lyrics.
20. The Great Mr. Handel (1942)
Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A lavish period drama produced in 1942 by Lord Rank's G.H.W. Productions Ltd.
21. God Rot Tunbridge Wells! (1985 TV Movie)
119 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Shortly before death, George Fredrick Handel (1685-1759), old, blind, portly, sometimes raging and usually reflective, narrates a look back over his life. As he tells his story, his music ... See full summary »
22. Honour, Profit & Pleasure (1985 TV Movie)
102 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Unrated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman - best known as a composer and religious visionary - whose grand claims often run ... See full summary »
Votes: 941 | Gross: $0.43M
24. Song Without End (1960)
Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The romantic story of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt (Dirk Bogarde), whose scandalous love affair forced him to abandon his adoring audiences.
25. Lisztomania (1975)
R | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Music
Composer and pianist Franz Liszt attempts to overcome his hedonistic lifestyle while repeatedly being drawn back into it by the many women in his life and fellow composer Richard Wagner.
26. Liszt's Rhapsody (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 49 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A dashing Franz Liszt appears to have it all - talent, success, wealth and adoring fans. Yet when he takes on a young street musician as a violin student, his own fork is transformed.
28. Mahler on the Couch (2010)
98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Alma Mahler's affair with the young architect Walter Gropius sets in motion a marital drama that forces her husband Gustav Mahler to seek advice from Sigmund Freud.
29. Bride of the Wind (2001)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Music
This movie is a biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Votes: 553 | Gross: $0.42M
31. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporary composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Votes: 322,111 | Gross: $51.97M
32. Io, Don Giovanni (2009)
127 min | Drama, History, Music
A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
33. Vergeßt Mozart (1985)
92 min | Mystery
In the dead of night, a few hours after Mozart's death, the usual suspects (Konstanze, Salieri, van Swieten, etc.) are summoned to Mozart's room by Count Pergen, head of the secret police, ... See full summary »
34. The Magic Bow (1946)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Musical, Romance
Biography of the famous--and notorious--Italian violinist Nicola Paganini.
35. Paganini (1989)
81 min | Biography, Drama, History
Klaus Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolò Paganini, who set all of nineteenth-century Europe into a frenzy and through ... See full summary »
36. Puccini (1953)
119 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Produced in Italy in breathtaking Technicolor, this biographical story of Puccini (played by L'avventura's Gabriele Ferzetti) spans his creative life from early student days to the height ... See full summary »
37. Puccini (1984 TV Movie)
113 min | Biography, Drama
In Torre del Lago, by Lake Massaciuccoli, Puccini is writing "The Girl of the Golden West" when his wife Elvira accuses him of a dalliance with their maid, Doria Manfredi, a young women ... See full summary »
38. England, My England (1995)
153 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1960s, a British playwright attempts to reconstruct the life of real life 17th century English composer Henry Purcell even though little is known about him. Purcell's life is reenacted and his music performed.
39. Rossini's Ghost (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 52 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Nine-year old Reliana witnesses Rossini's efforts to salvage his seemingly cursed new opera, the Barber of Seville.
40. New Wine (1941)
87 min | Drama
Biography of composer Franz Schubert
41. Das Dreimäderlhaus (1958)
102 min | Romance, Drama
42. Mit meinen heißen Tränen (1986)
285 min | Biography, Drama
44. Song of Love (1947)
119 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.
45. Beloved Clara (2008)
107 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A look at the lives of 19th-century composers Clara and Robert Schumann.
46. Spring Symphony (1983)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Music
Chronicles the illustrious 19th-century love affair between composer Robert Schumann and pianist Claire Weick.
47. Testimony (1987)
Not Rated | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.
49. The Great Waltz (1938)
Passed | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music
In 1845 Vienna, Johann Strauss II - Schani to his friends - would rather write and perform waltzes than anything else, this at a time when a waltz is not considered proper society music. ... See full summary »
Johann Strauß II
50. Strauss' Great Waltz (1934)
Approved | 80 min | Biography, Music, Romance