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Arthur Bliss (1891–1975)

Arthur Bliss was born on August 2, 1891 in London, England. He is known for his work on Things to Come (1936), Abandon Ship (1957) and Christopher Columbus (1949). He was married to Gertrude Hoffmann. He died on March 28, 1975 in London. See full bio »


(age 83) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Things to Come
Things to Come Composer
Abandon Ship
Abandon Ship Composer
Christopher Columbus
An Age of Kings
An Age of Kings Music Department


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 1966 The Royal Palaces of Britain (TV Movie) (composer: music)
 1960 An Age of Kings (TV Series) (composer - 14 episodes)
- Richard III Part 2: The Boar Hunt (1960) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- Richard III Part 1: The Dangerous Brother (1960) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- Part Thirteen: The Sun in Splendour (1960) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- Henry VI Part 4: The Morning's War (1960) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- Henry VI Part 3: The Rabble from Kent (1960) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
 1954-1955 War in the Air (TV Series documentary) (composer - 15 episodes)
- Past and Future (1955) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- The Unquiet Peace (1955) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- Eastern Victory (1955) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- The Cold Dawn (1955) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
- Facing New Weapons (1955) ... (composer: title music - as Sir Arthur Bliss)
 1954 Welcome the Queen! (Documentary) (composer: march "Welcome the Queen")
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 2013 An Age of Kings [UK] (TV Series)
 1963 Checkmate (TV Movie)
 1957 Abandon Ship (as Sir Arthur Bliss)
 1939 Checkmate (TV Movie)
 1937 I, Claudius
 1936 Things to Come (music specially composed by)
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 1936 Things to Come (arranger: "The First Noel" - uncredited)
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 1959 Words and Music (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1959) ... Himself (as Sir Arthur Bliss)
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 1972 Music on 2 (TV Series)
- Music Scrapbook (1972) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Unused score: Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

The Arthur Bliss Society

Alternate Names:

Sir Arthur Bliss

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Son-in-law of Gertrude Hoffman. See more »

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