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James Last (1929–2015)

James Last was born on April 17, 1929 in Bremen, Germany. He is known for Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Ocean's Eight (2018) and Shallow Grave (1994). He was married to Christine Grundner and Waltraut. He died on June 9, 2015 in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Soundtrack
(2003)
Ocean's Eight Soundtrack
(2018)
Shallow Grave Soundtrack
(1994)
Mary and Max Soundtrack
(2009)

Filmography

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 2012 Leo Rojas: The Lonely Sherpherd (Music Video)
 2009 Dinosaurier
 1987-1999 The Country Doctor (TV Series) (44 episodes)
- Trautes Heim (1999)
- Eifersucht (1999)
 1988 Lorentz & Söhne (TV Series)
 1985 Grenzenloses Himmelblau (TV Movie)
 1985 Drachenfutter (Documentary short)
 1969-1984 ZDF Hitparade (TV Series) (main title composer - 183 episodes)
- Episode #1.183 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.182 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.181 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.180 (1984) ... (main title composer)
- Episode #1.179 (1984) ... (main title composer)
 1980 Show-Express (TV Series)
 1971 The Captain
 1962 Der lustige Mann und das Schwäbische Meer (TV Movie) (as Hans Last)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

'Fettes Brot' for the song "Ruf mich an". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Last.fm | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hans Last | Orchsester James Last

Spouse:

Christine Grundner  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

His record company changed his name to James to make him sound less German when his debut album came out in the UK. He was not consulted about the change, but went along with it. See more »

Nickname:

Hansi

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