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Charles Münch (1891–1968)

Charles Münch was born on September 26, 1891 in Straßburg, Alsace, Germany [now Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France]. He is known for his work on Phantom Thread (2017), Apt Pupil (1998) and Children of Paradise (1945). He died on November 6, 1968 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Phantom Thread Soundtrack
Apt Pupil Soundtrack
Children of Paradise Music Department
Les Visiteurs du Soir Music Department


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 1981 Anima - Symphonie phantastique (conductor - as Charles Munch)
 1966 L'enfance du Christ (TV Special) (conductor)
 1945 Children of Paradise (conductor)
 1942 Les Visiteurs du Soir (musical director)
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 2017 Phantom Thread (performer: "Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14: II. A Ball")
 2011 The Broken Tower (performer: "Bolero" - as Charles Munch)
 1998 Apt Pupil (performer: "Prelude And Liebestod" - as Charles Munch)
 1980 Submission of Serena (Video) (performer: "Concerto In G Minor For Organ")
 1963 Last Night (performer: "Daphnis Et Chloé, M. 57, Part I: The Invasion of the Pirates and Daphnis's", "Daphnis Et Chloé, M. 57, Tableau I: Nocturne. Danse Lente Et Mystérieuse Des Nymphes])
 1962 Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony Orchestra (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphonie Fantastique", "La Mer", "Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2")
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 1966 L'enfance du Christ (TV Special)
 1962 Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony Orchestra (TV Movie)
Self (conductor)
 1959 Great Music from Chicago (TV Series)
Self - Orchestrator
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Charles Munch

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One of the world's great conductors, he became conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra upon Serge Koussevitzky's retirement in 1949, and led that orchestra until his own retirement in 1962. However, as Conductor Emeritus, he continued to conduct the orchestra on television. Under his leadership, the Boston Symphony Orchestra made its first stereo recordings. Munch is widely considered to be ... See more »

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