Keith Emerson (I) (1944–2016)


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Hailed as a keyboard legend, Keith Emerson has been one of the most important figures to emerge from the thriving UK rock scene of the 1960s and 70s. He is known as one of the most prominent leaders in the progressive rock movement, fusing rock 'n' roll with a myriad of musical styles, such as classical, jazz and world music. A modern wizard of ... See full bio »

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Known For

MacGruber Soundtrack
(2010)
Nighthawks Music Department
(1981)
Murder-Rock: Dancing Death Music Department
(1984)
(2004)

Filmography

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 2021 Killeräpfel aus der Hölle (Short) (music by)
 1994 Iron Man (TV Series) (music producer - 2 episodes)
- Origin of Iron Man: Part 1 (1994) ... (music producer)
- And the Sea Shall Give Up Its Dead (1994) ... (music producer)
 1983-1985 Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (TV Series) (composer - 22 episodes)
- The Pied Piper of Hamlet (1985) ... (composer: theme tune)
- The Spy Who Left Me (1985) ... (composer: theme tune)
- Wide Eyed and Legless (1985) ... (composer: theme tune)
- A Taxing Problem (1985) ... (composer: theme tune)
- Rockinshores and Doodlebugs (1985) ... (composer: theme tune)
 1984 Best Revenge (orchestral arranger)
 1984 Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (conductor) / (music producer - uncredited) / (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1983 Harmagedon: Genma taisen (music arranger: "Children of the Light") / (musical director)
 1981 Nighthawks (music producer - uncredited) / (musician - keyboards, uncredited)
 1980 Inferno (music arranger - as Emerson)
 1970 Jimi (Short) (musician - as The Nice)
 1970 Das Silo (Short) (musician - as The Nice)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads, along with other members of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, for Craig Powerplay Car Stereo systems. (1977)

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Site | YouTube

Alternate Names:

3 | Emerson | Kîsu Emâson | The Nice | Emerson Lake & Palmer | Emerson Lake and Palmer

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Elinor  (divorced)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Residing in California. His band, The Keith Emerson Band has released its self-titled album in Europe, Japan and USA, and has toured in those areas. He has also recently released several CD albums and DVDs, including remixes of ELP albums. See more »

Trademark:

Pioneer in the use of synthesizer, such as MOOG modular system in rock concerts. See more »

Nickname:

Emo

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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