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Gustav Holst (1874–1934)

Gustav Holst was born on September 21, 1874 in Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK. He was a composer, known for Knowing (2009), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and The Vast of Night (2019). He was previously married to Isobel Harrison. He died on May 25, 1934 in Ealing, Middlesex, London, England, UK. See full bio »

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Knowing Soundtrack
The Vast of Night Soundtrack
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 2022 Wereshark: Neptunerise (Short)
 2021 Safety First (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Trip (2021)
 2020/II Ticking Through Time (Short) (composer)
 2020/I Ticking Through Time (Short) (composer)
 2020 Duel of the Skates (Documentary short)
 2018 BBC Proms (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2018 Gustav Holst: The Planets (original score)
 2017 Khrustalev (Short) (stock music)
  Colorado Decides 2016 (TV Series) (composer - 9 episodes, 2016) (jupiter - 1 episode, 2016)
- 2016 Congressional District 2 Debate (2016) ... (composer: theme music: Jupiter - as Holst)
- 2016 Amendment 72 Debate - Cigarette Tax (2016) ... (composer: theme music: Jupiter - as Holst)
- Denver District Attorney Debate (2016) ... (jupiter - as Holst)
- 2016 Congressional District 6 Debate (2016) ... (composer: theme music: Jupiter - as Holst)
- Congressional District 4 Debate (2016) ... (composer: theme music: Jupiter - as Holst)
 2016 Bedlands (Short)
 2016 Rebel Scum (TV Short) (background score)
 2015 Hacker Mind (Short) (songs)
 2015 La Pucelle (Short) (stock music)
 2011 Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter (TV Movie) (stock music)
 2006 Que mi nombre no se borre de la historia (TV Movie documentary) (sound track)
 2002 Prom at the Palace (TV Special documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2001 You Can (Video short) (stock music)
 1993 Patrick Stewart Narrates: The Planets (Video documentary)
 1976 Space: 1999 (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Space Brain (1976) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Master Builder (1964) ... (music)
 1931 The Bells (conductor)
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Isobel Harrison  (his death)  (1 child)


Ernest Cossart (sibling) | See more »

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