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Dave Brubeck (1920–2012)

Dave Brubeck was born on December 6, 1920 in Concord, California, USA as David Warren Brubeck. He is known for his work on Baby Driver (2017), Inland Empire (2006) and Hannah and Her Sisters (1986). He was married to Iola Brubeck. He died on December 5, 2012 in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Baby Driver Soundtrack
Inland Empire Soundtrack
Wedding Crashers Soundtrack


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 2004 Die Martins-Passion (Documentary)
 2000 Blue Rondo (Short)
 1995 Oliver's Travels (TV Mini Series) (5 episodes)
- Do We Look Like That? (1995) ... (title music "Take Five", uncredited)
- The Farquhar Connection (1995) ... (title music "Take Five", uncredited)
- Why Did We Eat the Frogs? (1995) ... (title music "Take Five", uncredited)
- Land of My Fathers (1995) ... (title music "Take Five", uncredited)
- Looking for Aristotle (1995) ... (title music "Take Five", uncredited)
 1988 This Is America, Charlie Brown (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Operation: Payoff (1971) ... (uncredited)
- Operation: Hijack (1971) ... (uncredited)
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series) (1 episode)
- An Eye on Emily (1964)
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Other Works:

CD: "All the Things We Are" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 9 Articles | See more »

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet


6' 0½" (1.84 m)


Iola Brubeck  (his death)  (6 children)

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[about his most famous work,"Take Five"] There's a certain piece that if we don't play, we're in trouble. See more »


Studied with composer Darius Milhaud. Brubeck's son, Darius Brubeck, in named for him. See more »


A great jazz musician with his innovations in unusual musical times for the genre.

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