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Claudio Abbado (1933–2014)

Claudio Abbado was born on June 26, 1933 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for Minority Report (2002), Shutter Island (2010) and Elle (2016). He was married to Gabriella Cantaluppi and Giovanna Cavazzoni. He died on January 20, 2014 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. See full bio »

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Known For

Minority Report Soundtrack
(2002)
Shutter Island Soundtrack
(2010)
Elle Soundtrack
(2016)
A Bigger Splash Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

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 2008 Brandenburg Concertos (Video) (musical director - uncredited)
 2007 Eterna Magia (TV Series) (musician - 147 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 November 2007 (2007) ... (musician: piano)
- Episode dated 1 November 2007 (2007) ... (musician: piano)
- Episode dated 31 October 2007 (2007) ... (musician: piano)
- Episode dated 30 October 2007 (2007) ... (musician: piano)
- Episode dated 29 October 2007 (2007) ... (musician: piano)
 2003 Great Performances (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Berlin Philharmonic Europakonzert: From Palermo (2003) ... (conductor: orchestra)
 2002/I Simon Boccanegra (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2001 Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem (TV Special) (conductor)
 1999/II Falstaff (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1999 Grand Finale (TV Special documentary) (conductor)
 1998 The Harvest of Sorrow (TV Movie documentary) (conductor)
 1997 Don Giovanni (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1997 Gala from Berlin (TV Special) (conductor)
 1997 Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem Op. 45 (TV Special) (conductor)
 1996 Italienische Nacht - Italian Night (TV Special documentary) (conductor)
 1993 Peter and the Wolf: A Prokofiev Fantasy (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1992 From the House of the Dead (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1992 Hector Berlioz: Te Deum (TV Special) (conductor)
 1992 Il viaggio a Reims (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1991 Le nozze di Figaro (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1988-1991 Neujahrskonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (TV Series) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- 1991 (1991) ... (conductor)
- 1988 (1988) ... (conductor)
 1990 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1989 Elektra (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1989 Khovanshchina (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1988 Il viaggio a Reims (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1987 Wozzeck (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1986 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1985 Hommage à Rossini (TV Special) (conductor)
 1981 Cinderella (conductor)
 1978 Simon Boccanegra (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1978 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1978 Don Carlo (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1976 The Lively Arts (TV Series documentary) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- In Performance: The Barber of Seville (1976) ... (conductor)
 1976 Macbeth (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1975 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1973 Der Barbier von Sevilla (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1969 Oedipus Rex (TV Special) (conductor)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Spouse:

Gabriella Cantaluppi  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Daniele Abbado | See more »

Parents:

Michelangelo Abbado | Maria Carmela Savagnone

Relatives:

Marcello Abbado (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I like the reaction of the audience. I'm not sincere if I don't say that, but it still embarrasses me to take bows. I'm not a showman. I hate all that. See more »

Trivia:

In 2000 was diagnosed with stomach cancer and later had surgery to remove a portion of his digestive system. See more »

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