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Daphne Oram (1925–2003)

Daphne Oram was born on December 31, 1925 in Devizes, Wiltshire, England. She is known for her work on Television World Theatre (1957), Man of Rope (1961) and This Is Shell (1970). She died on January 5, 2003 in Maidstone, Kent, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Television World Theatre Sound Department
(1958)
Man of Rope Composer
(1961)
This Is Shell Sound Department
(1970)
Snow Music Department
(1963)

Filmography

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 1970 This Is Shell (Short) (electronic treatment)
 1964 Disk-O-Tek Holiday (electronic sound effects - uncredited)
 1962 Dr. No (electronic sounds - uncredited)
 1961 The Innocents (electronic sound effects - uncredited)
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series) (radiophonic sound - 1 episode)
- Amphitryon 38 (1958) ... (radiophonic sound)
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 1964 Trinidad & Tobago (Documentary short)
 1961 Man of Rope (Short)
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 1967 Rail (Documentary short) (composer: electronic music)
 1963 Snow (Documentary short) (music effects)
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 1969 Workshop (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- The Same Trade as Mozart (1969) ... Herself
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 2012 Science Club (TV Series)
Herself
- Music (2012) ... Herself
 2012 Click Online (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Electronic Music Pioneer
- Episode dated 7 January 2012 (2012) ... Herself - Electronic Music Pioneer
 2007 Classic Britannia (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Modernism and Minimalism (2007) ... Herself
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Trivia:

She was a pioneer in electronic music. In 1949, she wrote Still Point, believed to be the world's first composition which manipulates electronic sounds in real time. She set up the famous BBC Radiophonic Workshop, where her colleague Delia Derbyshire created the Dr Who theme. See more »

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