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John Lanchbery (1923–2003)

John Lanchbery was born on May 15, 1923 in London, England as John Arthur Lanchbery. He is known for his work on The Turning Point (1977), The Iron Horse (1924) and Orphans of the Storm (1921). He was married to Elaine Fifield. He died on February 26, 2003 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. See full bio »

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Known For

The Turning Point Music Department
The Iron Horse Music Department
Evil Under the Sun Music Department


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 2004 So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (TV Movie documentary) (composer: incidental music)
 2004 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (musical arranger - 1 episode)
- 'The Dream' with American Ballet Theatre (2004) ... (musical arranger)
 2003 Don Quichotte (Video) (orchestrator)
 1999 La Bayadère (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1991 La Bayadère - The Temple Dancer (TV Movie) (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1986 La fille mal gardée (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1986 Le chat botté (TV Movie) (music arranger) / (orchestrator)
 1982 Evil Under the Sun (conductor) / (music arranger)
  Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (conductor - 3 episodes, 1977 - 1980) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1977)
- American Ballet Theatre: La Bayadere (1980) ... (conductor)
- American Ballet Theatre: Giselle (1977) ... (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1980 Nijinsky (conductor) / (music adaptor)
 1977 The Turning Point (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music adapted by) / (music conducted by)
 1973 Don Quixote (composer: additional music) / (musical director) / (orchestrator)
 1971 Tales of Beatrix Potter (conductor)
  Gala Performance (TV Series) (ballet conductor - 1 episode, 1971) (conductor - 1 episode, 1970)
- Episode dated 1 January 1971 (1971) ... (ballet conductor)
- Episode dated 27 March 1970 (1970) ... (conductor: The ballet Le Corsaire)
 1970 Cinderella (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1970 Giselle (conductor)
 1968 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1967 The Dream (TV Movie) (arranger) / (conductor)
 1966 Schwanensee (musical director)
 1966 Romeo and Juliet (musical director)
 1964 Houseparty (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1962 The Rite of Spring (conductor: stage)
 1959 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1958 Blind Spot (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Coppélia (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1955 Murder on Approval (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 Delayed Action (musical director)
 1954 The Embezzler (musical director)
 1953 Deadly Nightshade (musical director)
 1953 Black Orchid (musical director)
 1952 Maladie d'amour (TV Short) (conductor - as John Lanchberry)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- School for Fathers (1951) ... (conductor)
 1924 The Iron Horse (orchestrator - 1974 version)
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Other Works:

He choreographed in the ballet, "Les Sylphides," "The Burrow" (First Performance by the newly chartered Royal Ballet), and "Veneziana," in a Royal Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Brenda Bolton, Anne Heaton, Donald MacLeary, Joan Blakeley, Lynn Seymour, Donald Britton, Edward ... See more »

Alternate Names:

John Lanchberry

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Principal conductor of the Royal Ballet (London) from 1960 to 1972. See more »



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