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Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787)


Young Gluck was a singer in a church choir and thus decided to study music in Prague although his parents wanted him to work in the forest. Having to earn his own money he worked as a part-time musician and finished his studies in Milan where he wrote his first Italian style opera. Impressing the audience he was invited to London where he had ... See full bio »

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Known For

Slumdog Millionaire Soundtrack
(2008)
Dangerous Liaisons Soundtrack
(1988)
Maid in Manhattan Soundtrack
(2002)
A Royal Affair Soundtrack
(2012)

Filmography

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 2020 Westworld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Passed Pawn (2020) ... (writer: "The Dance of the Blessed Spirits")
 2019 Filme muito breve: Miguel Franco (1918-1988) (Documentary) (writer: "Orfeu ed Euridice" (excerpt) - as Christoff W. Gluck)
 2019 The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea (writer: "Dance of the Blessed Spirits")
 2018 Lodge 49 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mysteries (2018) ... (writer: "Orfeo Ed Euridice")
 2017 Yazichniki (writer: "Orfey i Evridika" - as K. Glyuk)
 2017 Patti Cake$ (writer: "Orfeo ed Euridice: Ah, se intorno a quest'urna funesta")
 2016 SMS für Dich (writer: "C.W. Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridicie: Che Fiero Momento")
 2015 A Dionysia (writer: "Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance Of The Blessed Spirits")
 2015 Orpheize (Short) (writer: "Dance Of The Blessed Spirits" 1st movement)
 2015 The Way Out (Short) (music: "Iphigénie en Tauride (excerpt)")
 2015 Bleeding Heart (writer: "Orphee Et Euridice: Act III Scene 1: Viens, Viens, Euridice, Suis-Moi")
 2015 Artistes femmes, à la force du pinceau (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Gavotte" - as Christoph W. Gluck)
 2014 Sex, kofe, sigarety (writer: "Melodie")
 2014 Beatles (writer: "Che farò senza Euridice?")
 2013 Under The Rainbow (writer: "O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 2012 A Royal Affair (music: "Trio Sonata No. 6 in F Major: II. Allegro" - as Christoph Gluck)
 2011 Suicide Room (writer: "Orpheus and Euridice" - as Christopher W. Gluck)
 2009 The City of Your Final Destination (writer: "J'ai perdu mon Eurydice")
 2008 Disgrace (writer: "Ah! Taci Barbaro ... Come Potesti Oh Dio", "Di Questra Cetra in Seno (Il Parnaso Confuso)" - as Christoph Willibald von Gluck')
 2008 Slumdog Millionaire (writer: "Gluck: No.43 (AIR) (Orphée et Eurydice)")
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reunion (2008) ... (writer: "Orphée Et Euridice" - as Christoph Wilibald Gluck)
 2006 Joséphine, ange gardien (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Remue ménage (2006) ... (music: "J'ai perdu mon Eurydice" (from the opera "Orphée et Eurydice") (Uncredited))
 2006 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- John & Abigail Adams (2006) ... (writer: "O Malheureuse Iphigenie")
 2004 A Voice Out of the Cold: Vivica Genaux (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Che farò senza Euridice?")
 2004 Tristesse beau visage (Short) (music: "Orfeo ed Euridice") / (writer: "Orfeo ed Euridice")
 2004 The Nomi Song (Documentary) (as Christoph Willibald Glück, "Ach, ich habe sie Verloren")
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Millennium Approaches: Bad News (2003) ... (writer: "Complainte d'Eurydice" - as G.W. Gluck)
 2002 Maid in Manhattan (writer: "Dance Of The Blessed Spirits")
 2002 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Free and Clear (2002) ... (writer: "O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 2002 The Forsyte Saga (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... (writer: "Orfeo and Eurydice" - uncredited)
 2001 Human Nature (writer: "Orpheus & Eurydike" (1762) - as Christopher W. Gluck)
 2001 Heartbreakers (writer: "Melodie" (from "Orpheo") - as Christoph Gluck)
 2000 The Orphan Muses (writer: "O del mio dolce ardor")
 2000 Attraction (writer: "Paride ed Elena, opera in 5 acts, Wq. 39: O, del mio dolce ardor" - as Christoph Willibald Von Gluck)
 2000 Cement (writer: "O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 1999 Janice Beard (writer: "Concerto No 21 for Piano and Orchestra")
 1997 The Designated Mourner (as Gluck, "What Is Life?")
 1995-1996 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Endless Requiem (1996) ... (writer: "Iphigénie en Aulide: Overture")
- In the Name of Pride (1996) ... (writer: "Iphigénie en Aulide: Overture")
- The Urvashi Incident (1996) ... (writer: "Iphigénie en Aulide: Overture")
- Spring Storm (1995) ... (writer: "Iphigénie en Aulide: Overture")
 1996 Sabotage (writer: "Che Faro" - as Gluck)
 1995 Tag ditt liv (writer: "Che farò senza Euridice")
 1994 Beg! (writer: "O Del Mio Dolce Ardor")
 1993 Aspen Extreme (writer: "Che faro senza Euridice" - as Gluck)
 1989 La comtesse de Charny (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 ... (music: "J'ai perdu mon Eurydice" (from the opera "Orphée et Eurydice"))
 1988 Dangerous Liaisons (writer: "O Malheureuse Iphigénie !")
 1988 Madame Sousatzka ("Mélodie de Gluck")
 1988 And God Created Woman (writer: "DANCE OF THE BLESSED SPIRITS")
 1987 Mascara (writer: "Orfeo and Euridice")
 1983 Widows (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Che farò senza Euridice", "Che farò senza Euridice" (uncredited))
 1976 L'Innocente (music: "Che farò senza Euridice" - as Gluck)
 1974 The Night Porter (music: "Don Juan" - uncredited)
 1972 Elle cause plus, elle flingue (music: "J'ai Perdu mon Eurydice")
 1970 Wow (Documentary) (writer: "Extrait d'Orphée" - as Gluck)
 1962 Alvorada - Brazil's Changing Face (Documentary) (writer: "Furientanz")
 1960 Testament of Orpheus (writer: "Orphée et Eurydice")
 1954 Åsa-Nisse på hal is (music: "Säg flyg du lilla fågel" - uncredited)
 1952 Waiting Women (writer: "Dans i de saligas ängder" [from the opera "Orfeo ed Euridice"])
 1950 Orpheus (writer: "Dance of the Blessed Souls -- from Orphée et Eurydice")
 1938 Marie Antoinette (writer: "Orpheus and Euridice" (1762), "Dance of the Furies" - uncredited)
 1938 Magda (music: "Ach, ich habe sie verloren" (from the opera "Orfeo ed Euridice"))
 1937 The Golden Apple (TV Short) (music: "The Judgement of Paris" (ballet music) - as Gluck, uncredited)
 1937 Captain Blue Blood (Short) (music: "Menuet d'Orphée" - uncredited)
 1936 El castigador castigado ("Extracts" from themes by:)
 1936 Sunset of Power (music: "Dance of the Furies" - uncredited)
 1935 The Throwback (writer: "Dance of the Furies")
 1933 Facing the Music (music: "Che farò senza Euridice?" - uncredited)
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