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Edward Downes (1924–2009)

Edward Downes was born on June 17, 1924 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England as Edward Thomas Downes. He is known for his work on Combien tu m'aimes? (2005), The Extra Man (2010) and Gala Performance (1963). He was married to Joan Downes. He died on July 10, 2009 in Forch, Zurich, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Combien tu m'aimes? Soundtrack
The Extra Man Soundtrack
Gala Performance Music Department
Gala Tribute to Tchaikovsky Music Department


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 2001/II Rigoletto (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1994 Aida (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1993 Stiffelio (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1993 Gala Tribute to Tchaikovsky (TV Special) (conductor)
 1992 Salome (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Edward Downes)
 1968 Gala Performance (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.1 (1968) ... (conductor)
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 2010 The Extra Man (performer: "Ritorna Vincitor")
 2005 Combien tu m'aimes? (performer: "Gianni Schicchi: O Moi Babbino Caro (excerpt)" )
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 2001/II Rigoletto (TV Movie)
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 1970 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Conductor
- The Other Edward Heath (1970) ... Himself - Conductor
 1969 Music Now (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Himself
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 2009 BBC Proms (TV Series)
- Prom 9: Elgar Anniversary (2009) ... Himself (as Sir Edward Downes)

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