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Louis Applebaum (1918–2000)

Louis Applebaum was born on April 3, 1918 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on Story of G.I. Joe (1945), Walk East on Beacon! (1952) and The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951). He died on April 20, 2000 in Toronto. See full bio »

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 1988 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie)
 1986 Karsh: The Searching Eye (Documentary)
 1986 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
 1979 Arthur Miller on Home Ground (TV Movie documentary)
 1978 Stacey (TV Movie)
 1973 Tennessee Williams' South (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 The Forest (Short)
 1966 Paddle to the Sea (Documentary short) (musical score)
 1965 The Red Kite (Short) (music)
 1965 Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mother Courage (1965) ... (music)
 1960-1962 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Siege at Malta (1962)
- Rommel (1960)
 1961 The Mask
 1959 Wheat Country (Short documentary)
 1958 Wheat Rust (Short documentary)
 1957 Oedipus Rex
 1955 Man Against a Fungus (Short)
 1955 The Jolifou Inn (Documentary short)
 1955 Folio (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Betrayal (1955) ... (music for segment 'The Dreyfus Affair')
 1955 Scope (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Barbara Allen (1955) ... (music by)
 1954 A Thousand Million Years (Short)
 1954 Riches of the Earth (Short)
 1954 The Stratford Adventure (Documentary short) (as Lou Applebaum, music)
 1953 And Now Miguel (Documentary)
 1953 Highlights from Royal Journey (Documentary short)
 1953 Varley (Short)
 1953 Around Is Around (Short)
 1953 Operation A-Bomb (Short)
 1952 Land of the Long Day (Documentary)
 1952 Opera School (Short documentary)
 1951 Pen Point Percussion (Documentary short)
 1951 Royal Journey (Documentary)
 1951 Teresa
 1950 A Friend at the Door (Documentary short)
 1950 The Childhood Years (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1950 The Fight: Science Against Cancer (Documentary short) (music composer)
 1950 Farewell to Yesterday (Documentary)
 1949 Ballet Festival (Documentary short)
 1947 Métropole (Documentary short)
 1947 Dreams That Money Can Buy (segment "Narcissus")
 1946 New Faces Come Back (Short)
 1945 Guests of Honour (Short documentary)
 1945 Ordeal by Ice (Short documentary)
 1945 Story of G.I. Joe (musical score)
 1944 Grim Pastures (Short)
 1944 Ships and Men (Short)
 1944 Target: Berlin (Documentary short)
 1944 The Plots Thicken (Short documentary)
 1943 Coal Face, Canada (Short) (as Lou Applebaum)
 1943 Corvette Port Arthur (Documentary short)
 1943 Dollar Dance (Short)
 1943 La Chasse aux logis (Documentary short)
 1943 Proudly She Marches (Short)
 1943 Terre de nos aïeux (Documentary short)
 1942 The Mask of Nippon (Documentary)
 1941 Call for Volunteers (Short documentary) (music)
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Other Works:

Two Gentlemen of Verona (1958). Comedy. Written by William Shakespeare. Featuring songs by Louis Applebaum. Dance arrangements by Tom Brown. Directed by Michael Langham. Phoenix Theatre: 18 Mar 1958- 20 Apr 1958 (28 performances). Cast: Eric Berry (as "Thurio"), Lloyd Bochner (as "Protheus, One of the Two Gentlemen"), Helen ... See more »

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Lou Applebaum

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He was awarded the OC. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on December 15, 1976 and invested on: April 20, 1977 from the Canadian Governor General for his services to music in Canada. He was the Executive Director of the Ontario Arts Council and Vice-President of the Canadian League of Composers, who did much to further the development of music in Canada as composer, conductor and administrator. See more »

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