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Louis Kentner (1905–1987)

Louis Kentner was born on July 19, 1905 in Karwina, Silesia, Austria-Hungary as Lajos Kentner. He died on September 23, 1987 in London, England. See full bio »

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Suicide Squadron Music Department
Masterworks Self - Pianist
Music on 2 Self


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 1941 Suicide Squadron (musician: piano double for Anton Walbrook - uncredited)
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 1967 Masterworks (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Mendelssohn's Trio in D Minor (1967) ... (performer: "Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Opus 49")
- Schubert's Trio No. 1 in B Flat Major (1967) ... (performer: "Trio No. 1 in B-flat major, Opus 99")
 1941 Suicide Squadron ("Polonaise in A major Op. 40 No. 1") / (performer: "Warsaw Concerto" (1941), "Polonaise in A major Op. 40 No. 1", "Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)" (1850), "Liebestraum No. 3 (A Dream of Love)", "The Rose of Tralee")
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 1976 Face the Music (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode #8.4 (1976) ... Self - Guest
 1976 The Lively Arts (TV Series documentary)
 1967 Masterworks (TV Series)
Self - Pianist
- Mendelssohn's Trio in D Minor (1967) ... Self - Pianist
- Schubert's Trio No. 1 in B Flat Major (1967) ... Self - Pianist
 1955 Music for You (TV Series)
- Episode #3.7 (1955) ... Self

Did You Know?


Kentner played the piano on the original soundtrack of the 1941 film Suicide Squadron (1941), including the original recording of the famous Warsaw Concerto, the Rachmaninoff-inspired piano concerto which was composed for the film by Richard Addinsell, who was approached by the studio after they failed to obtain the services of Sergei Rachmaninoff himself. Kentner was never credited for his ... See more »

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