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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 »

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(age 83) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Things to Come Composer
(1936)
Abandon Ship Composer
(1957)
(1949)
An Age of Kings Music Department
(1960)

Filmography

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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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 1970 Music Now (TV Series)
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- Episode #3.3 (1970) ... Himself (as Sir Arthur Bliss)
 1959 Words and Music (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.1 (1959) ... Himself (as Sir Arthur Bliss)
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 1972 Music on 2 (TV Series)
Himself
- Music Scrapbook (1972) ... Himself
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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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Trivia:

He was made a Knight Bachelor in the 1950 King's Birthday Honours List, a Knight Commander of the Order of the Royal Victorian Order in the 1969 Queen's New Year Honours List; and a Companion of Honour in the 1971 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to music. See more »

Star Sign:

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