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Leopold Stokowski (1882–1977)


Flamboyant, latterly white-maned, U.S. conductor known best for his popularization of classical music. (He is also known for teaching 'Mickey Mouse' a few things about music in Walt Disney's Fantasia (1940), in which Stokowski was featured with the Philadelphia Orchestra). He was a pioneer in the use of hi-fi sound and bringing great music to the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Fantasia Himself - Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra
(1940)
DOA: Dead or Alive Soundtrack
(2006)
Fantasia 2000 Music Department
(1999)
The Great Beauty Soundtrack
(2013)

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 2018 Ahlat Agaci (performer: "Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582")
 2016 In Search of Perfect Consonance (Documentary) (arranger: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor")
 2015 Marguerite (arranger: "Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565")
 2014 Christmas, Again (performer: "Danse Arab")
 2014 Alive Inside (Documentary) (performer: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation XVIII: Andante cantabile")
  Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Should We Scare the S#*% Out of Kids? (2013) ... (arranger: "A Night on Bald Mountain") / (performer: "A Night on Bald Mountain")
 2013 The Great Beauty (performer: "Symphony in C Major: II. Adagio")
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top 11 Florida Attractions Not in California, Part Two (2011) ... (performer: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Donnie Fatso (2010) ... (arranger: "Clair de Lune" from 'Suite Bergamasque')
 2009 The Haunting (performer: "The Nutcracker Suite, Opus 71 (Trépak)")
 2006 DOA: Dead or Alive (performer: "Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture")
 1999 Fantasia 2000 (performer: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
 1988 Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes (performer: "Una noche en la arida montaña" (Night on Bald Mountain))
 1981 All Night Long (performer: "Ride Of The Valkyries")
 1981 The Choice (TV Movie) (arranger: "Chaconne")
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (arranger - 1 episode, 1957)
- Magic and Music (1958) ... (performer: "Pastoral Symphony")
- Tricks of Our Trade (1957) ... (arranger: "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Dance of the Hours" (1876) - uncredited) / (performer: "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Dance of the Hours" (1876) - uncredited)
- All About Magic (1957) ... (performer: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
- The Story of the Animated Drawing (1955) ... (performer: "The Nutcracker Suite" (excerpts), "Nutcracker Suite")
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Toy Symphony with Stokowski (1953) ... (performer: "Toy Symphony")
 1947 Carnegie Hall (performer: "Symphony no. 5: Second movement" - uncredited)
 1940 Fantasia (arranger: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565", "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (1897), "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Dance of the Hours" (1876), "A Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria") / (performer: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565", "The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a" (1892), "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (1897), "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Symphony No. 6 ('Pastoral') Op. 68" (1808), "Dance of the Hours" (1876), "A Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria")
 1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl (performer: "Symphony No. 5 in E minor: Fourth Movement" (1888), "Rakoczy March" (1846) (uncredited), "Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III" (1850), "Alleluja: from the motet 'Exultate, jubilate' (K.165)" (1773), "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor: Lento a capriccio" (1847), "Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Drinking Song): from 'La traviata'" (1853))
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Made a complete recording with the Philadelphia Orchestra of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. This recording was originally issued on a multi-record 78-RPM set, and in the performance the "Ode to Joy" was sung in English rather than the original German. See more »

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Spoofed in Hollywood Steps Out (1941). See more »

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