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Georges Delerue (1925–1992)


Georges Delerue was born on March 12, 1925 in Roubaix, Nord, France as Georges Henri Jean-Baptiste Delerue. He is known for his work on Platoon (1986), Twins (1988) and The Day of the Dolphin (1973). He was married to Micheline Gautron. He died on March 20, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Platoon Composer
(1986)
Twins Composer
(1988)
(1973)
Contempt Composer
(1963)

Filmography

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 2011/III Love Story (Documentary)
 2010 Alle Sieben Wellen (Video)
 2010 In the Tracks Of (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1994 Cinéma, de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1992 Rich in Love
 1992 Man Trouble
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Memento Mori (1992)
 1992 Céline
 1991 François Truffaut (Documentary short)
 1991 Tours du monde, tours du ciel (TV Mini Series documentary)
 1991 Curly Sue
 1991 Black Robe
 1991 The Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie)
 1990 Cadence
 1990 A Show of Force (music by)
 1989 Steel Magnolias (music by)
 1989 Seven Minutes
 1989 Her Alibi
 1988 Beaches
 1988 Twins
 1988 The Spirit
 1988 Biloxi Blues
 1988 Chouans!
 1987 Maid to Order
 1987 Queenie (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987)
- Episode #1.1 (1987)
 1987 A Man in Love
 1987 Escape from Sobibor (TV Movie)
 1987 Her Secret Life (TV Movie)
 1986-1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Without Diana (1987)
- The Doll (1986)
- Dorothy and Ben (1986) ... (as George Delerue)
 1986 Platoon
 1986 Sword of Gideon (TV Movie)
 1986 Women of Valor (TV Movie)
 1986 Touch and Go
 1986 Sin of Innocence (TV Movie)
 1986 Salvador
 1985 Mesmerized
 1985 Stone Pillow (TV Movie)
 1985 A Time to Live (TV Movie) (music by)
 1985 Amos (TV Movie)
 1985 Maxie
 1985 Carné, l'homme à la caméra (Documentary)
 1985 Agnes of God
 1985 Deadly Intentions (TV Movie)
 1985 The Execution (TV Movie)
 1984 Voglia di volare (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
- Episode #1.3 (1984)
- Episode #1.2 (1984)
- Episode #1.1 (1984)
 1984 Arch of Triumph (TV Movie)
 1984 Silence of the Heart (TV Movie)
 1984 Qualcosa di biondo (TV Movie)
 1984 Love Thy Neighbor (TV Movie)
 1984 The Vultures
 1984 Emmenez-moi au théâtre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1983 Silkwood
 1983 Lily Lamont (TV Movie)
 1983 Liberty belle
 1983 Exposed (original music composed by)
 1983 L'africain
 1982 Partners
 1982 The Passerby
 1982 A Little Sex
 1982 Josépha
 1981 L'oiseau bleu (TV Movie)
 1981 The Borgias (TV Mini Series) (10 episodes)
- Part 10 (1981)
- Part 9 (1981)
- Part 8 (1981)
- Part 7 (1981)
- Part 6 (1981)
 1981 Le Rescapé de Tikeroa (TV Movie)
 1981 Documenteur
 1981 The Grilling
 1981 Histoires extraordinaires (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1981 Nana (TV Mini Series)
 1980 Toine (Short)
 1980 Arsène Lupin joue et perd (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1980)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
- Episode #1.4 (1980)
- Episode #1.3 (1980)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
 1980 Les amours du mal-aimé (TV Movie)
 1980 Le volcan de la rue Arbat (TV Movie)
 1978-1980 Cinéma 16 (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Lundi (1980)
- Photo-souvenir (1978)
 1980 Les chevaux du soleil (TV Series)
 1980 Willie & Phil
 1980 Fantômas (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
 1980 The Visitors (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Reka (1980)
- Kyrin (1980)
- Pirvii (1980)
- Zarko (1980)
 1980 La folle de Chaillot (TV Movie)
 1980 First Voyage
 1979 Barbe bleue (Short)
 1978-1979 Histoires de voyous (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1979 Le jeune homme vert (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1979)
- Episode #1.5 (1979)
- Episode #1.4 (1979)
- Episode #1.3 (1979)
- Episode #1.2 (1979)
 1979 Mijn vriend
 1979 Pourquoi Patricia? (TV Movie)
 1979 Pierrot My Friend (TV Movie)
 1979 Le cavaleur
 1979 Simone de Beauvoir (Documentary)
 1978 Messieurs les ronds-de-cuir (TV Movie)
 1978 The Cousteau Odyssey (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- The Nile: Part I (1978)
- The Nile: Part 2 (1978)
 1978 Allégra (TV Movie)
 1978 Horizon (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1977-1978 Banlieue Sud-Est (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Zézette (1978)
- Annie (1977)
- La source (1977)
 1977 Mit der linken Hand (Short) (as Georges Delerus)
 1977 Le chandelier (TV Movie)
 1977 Milady (TV Movie)
 1977 Focal Point
 1977 Julia
 1977 Le naufrage de Monte-Cristo (TV Movie)
 1977 Bergeval, Father and Son (TV Series)
 1977 Julie Gluepot
 1976 Boomerang
 1976 Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1976)
 1975 Les compagnons d'Eleusis (TV Series) (30 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1975)
- Episode #1.27 (1975)
- Episode #1.21 (1975)
- Episode #1.22 (1975)
- Episode #1.24 (1975)
 1975 Incorrigible
 1975 Paul Gauguin (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1975)
- Episode #1.5 (1975)
- Episode #1.4 (1975)
- Episode #1.3 (1975)
- Episode #1.2 (1975)
 1975 Plus amer que la mort (TV Movie)
 1974 Sultan à vendre (TV Movie)
 1974 La cloche tibétaine (TV Mini Series) (7 episodes)
- Le toit du monde (1974)
- L'escadron d'or (1974)
- Le piège (1974)
 1974 Paul et Virginie (TV Series)
 1974 The Slap
 1974 Entre toutes les femmes (TV Movie)
 1974 Alien Thunder
 1973 Molière pour rire et pour pleurer (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1973)
- Episode #1.5 (1973)
- Episode #1.4 (1973)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
 1973 Le mauvais (TV Movie)
 1973 Là-haut, les quatre saisons (TV Mini Series)
 1973 Day for Night
 1973 L'éducation sentimentale (TV Mini Series)
 1972-1973 Les rois maudits (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
 1973 Les fleurs succombent en Arcadie (TV Mini Series)
 1972 L'homme qui revient de loin (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1972)
- Episode #1.5 (1972)
- Episode #1.4 (1972)
- Episode #1.3 (1972)
- Episode #1.2 (1972)
 1972 Louise
 1971 Der kleine Soldat (Short)
 1971 O.S.S. 117 tue le taon (TV Movie)
 1971 Romulus le grand (TV Movie)
 1971 The Horsemen
 1971 Children of the World (TV Movie)
 1971 Adieu, mes quinze ans... (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Chapitre XIX (1971)
- Chapitre XVIII (1971)
- Chapitre XVII (1971)
- Chapitre XVI (1971)
- Chapitre XV (1971)
 1971 Yvette (TV Movie)
 1971 Mira
 1971 Une autre vie (TV Series)
 1971 Countdown
 1971 Crime and Punishment (TV Movie)
 1970 Au verre de l'amitié (Short)
 1970 Lancelot of the Lake (TV Movie)
  Les cousins de la Constance (TV Mini Series) (1 episode, 1970) (composer - 5 episodes, 1970)
- Episode #1.5 (1970)
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... (composer)
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... (composer)
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... (composer)
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... (composer)
 1970 A Hostage (TV Movie)
 1970 The Conformist (music scored by)
 1969 Renaud et Armide (TV Movie)
 1969 Anne of the Thousand Days (as Georges DeLerue)
 1969 Women in Love
 1969 Jacquou le croquant (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- 1830 (1969)
- Le curé Bonnal (1969)
- La Tuilière (1969)
 1969 Desert Crusader (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Hibernatus
 1969 The Erasers
 1969 The Brain
 1969 Fortune (TV Series) (1969)
 1968 Les grandes espérances (TV Movie)
 1968 Interlude (original Interlude music)
 1968 The Hotshots
 1968 Hélène ou La joie de vivre (TV Movie)
 1967 The Violin of Cremone (Short)
 1967 Mary de Cork (TV Movie)
 1967 Our Mother's House (music composed by)
 1967 Oscar
 1967 Our World (TV Movie documentary)
 1967 The Two of Us
 1967 The 25th Hour
 1967 Cinéastes de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1967 Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie)
 1966 Louis Lecoin: le cours d'une vie (Documentary)
 1966 Paris au temps des cerises: La commune (Documentary short)
 1966 A Man for All Seasons (music composed by)
 1966 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1965 La rose et le sel (Documentary short)
 1965 Gaspard des montagnes (TV Movie)
 1965 The Moment of Peace (segment "Les rideaux blancs")
 1965 Viva Maria!
 1965 The Lair of Love (Documentary)
 1965 Killer Spy
 1965 Rapture
 1965 Le bonheur conjugal (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Le coup dur (1965)
- La trêve (1965)
 1965 The Sucker
 1965 A (Short)
 1964-1965 Le théâtre de la jeunesse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- David Copperfield (1965) ... (music by)
 1964 Bosphore (Documentary short)
 1964 Eves futures (Short)
 1964 La corne d'or (Documentary short)
 1964 Les théâtres de Paris (Documentary short)
 1964 Le temps redonné (Documentary)
 1964 The Black Indies (TV Movie)
 1964 Lucky Jo
 1964 Joyeuses commères de Windsor (TV Movie)
 1964/I Woyzeck (TV Movie)
 1964 The Soft Skin
 1964 Le gros coup
 1963 Un honnête homme (Short)
 1963 Contempt
 1963 Lektionen (TV Movie)
 1963 Monsieur Laplanche (TV Movie)
 1963 Enetime (TV Movie)
 1963 Hitler - Never Heard of Him (Documentary)
 1963 La contrebasse (Short)
 1963 L'immortelle
 1962 La naturalisée (Short)
 1962 Le bureau des mariages (Short)
 1962 The Cousin of Callao (Short)
 1962 Vive le tour (Documentary short)
 1962 Love at Twenty (segment "Antoine et Colette")
 1962 Paris Pick-Up
 1962 Cartouche
 1962 Le Cid (TV Movie)
 1962 Jules and Jim
 1962 Le village du milieu des brumes (Documentary short)
 1961 Course d'obstacles (Gaz de Lacq) (Documentary short)
 1961 Étoile de mer (Documentary short)
 1961 L'âge des artères (Lacq) (Documentary short)
 1961 On a volé la mer (Short)
 1961 Picasso, romancero du picador (Documentary short)
 1961 La reine morte (TV Movie)
 1961 Love Play
 1961 Women and War
 1960 Allumorphoses (Short)
 1960 L'amour existe (Short documentary)
 1960 La parole est au fleuve (Documentary short)
 1960 Une question d'assurance (Short)
 1960 Love and the Frenchwoman (segment ": "La Femme seule")
 1960 The Joker
 1960 The Love Game
 1960 Le sourire (Documentary short)
 1960 Andromaque (TV Movie)
 1960 Le bel âge
 1959 Des hommes... une doctrine (Documentary short)
 1959 Des ruines et des hommes (Short)
 1959 Entre la terre et le ciel (Short)
 1959 Escale (Short)
 1959 Fleuve invisible (Short)
 1959 Images des mondes perdus (Short documentary)
 1959 Images pour Baudelaire (Short)
 1959 Le montreur d'ombres (Short)
 1959 Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1958 La mer et les jours (Short)
 1958 Le siècle a soif (Documentary short)
 1958 Les surmenés (Short)
 1958 Along the Coast (Documentary short)
 1958 La première nuit (Short)
 1958 Diary of a Pregnant Woman (Short)
 1957 Chères vieilles choses (Documentary short)
 1957 Les marines (Documentary short)
 1957 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
 1957/II Don Carlos (TV Movie)
 1956 La rue chinoise (Documentary short)
 1956 Sur l'Arroyo (Documentary short)
 1956 Tu enfanteras sans douleur (Documentary short)
 1956 L'homme au parapluie (TV Movie)
 1954 Au pays de Guillaume le Conquérant (Documentary short)
 1954 Madagascar
 1952 Princes du sang (TV Movie)
 1928 Two Timid Souls (1952)
 1928 The Horse Ate the Hat (1952)
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Alternate Names:

Georges DeLerue | George Delerue | Georges Delerus

Spouse:

Micheline Gautron  (his death)  (1 child)
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Prolific French film composer and pianist. He won a scholarship to the Paris Conservatoire, where he studied under Henri Busser and Darius Milhaud and was encouraged to write music for the cinema. While studying, he supported himself financially by playing jazz in Parisian piano bars. His screen contributions began in the early 1950's, when he conducted the Club d'Essai orchestra for French ... See more »

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