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Jack Body (1944–2015)

Jack Body was born on October 7, 1944 in Te Aroha, New Zealand as John Stanley Body. He is known for his work on Rain of the Children (2008), Vigil (1984) and Close to Home (1975). He died on May 10, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand. See full bio »


(age 70) in Wellington, New Zealand

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Known For

Rain of the Children
Vigil Composer
Close to Home
Close to Home Composer


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 2008 Rain of the Children (Documentary)
 1984 Vigil
 1980 In Spring One Plants Alone (Documentary)
 1976 A Stitch in time (Short)
 1975 Close to Home (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974 The Longest Winter (TV Series)
 1974 Uenuku (TV Movie)
 1973 Richard John Seddon: Premier (TV Movie)
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 2011 Brother Number One (Documentary) (music consultant)
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 2011 View from Olympus (Documentary)

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Before his death, he received an New Zealand Icon Award. He became the first composer to be so honored this award.

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