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Alexander Tansman (1897–1986)

Alexander Tansman was born on June 12, 1897 in Lódz, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on Paris Underground (1945), Poil de carotte (1932) and Flesh and Fantasy (1943). He was married to Colette Cras and Anna Eleonora Brociner. He died on November 15, 1986 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 89) in Paris, France

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Poil de carotte Composer


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 1963 Der Schwur (TV Movie)
 1946 Sister Kenny (as Alexandre Tansman)
 1945 Paris Underground (as Alexandre Tansman)
 1944 Destiny (as Alexandre Tansman)
 1943 Flesh and Fantasy (as Alexandre Tansman)
 1932 Poil de carotte (as Alexandre Tansman)
 1931 Mor vran (Documentary short) (as Alexandre Tansman)
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 2016 Mr. Spies (Documentary short)
 2005 Cuadernos de contabilidad de Manolo Millares (composer: stock music)
 1953 Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Red Ball Express (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Cave of Outlaws (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1946 Inside Job (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1945 Paris Underground (musical director - as Alexandre Tansman)
 1944 Since You Went Away (composer: additional music - uncredited)
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 1979 Grâce à la musique (TV Series) (as Alexandre Tansman)
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 1956 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Bilko's War Against Culture (1956) ... (music: "Kujawiak" - uncredited)
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 1981 Grâce à la musique (TV Series)
- Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971) (1981) ... Himself (as Alexandre Tansman)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Unused score: Since You Went Away (1944)

Alternate Names:

Alexandre Tansman

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Became a French citizen in 1919

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