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Jacob Gade


Jacob Gade was probably one of the most successful popular and light music composers ever sold. Paradoxically, the best-known exemplory case of that quintessentially Argentine dance type, the tango, was compiled by this Danish composer in Copenhagen. He previously no formal teaching like a musician or composer, but discovered to try out folk fiddle and was effective as a nation music group fiddler and innovator. (He does not have any relation to the best Danish traditional composer Niels W. Gade.) He became one of the better known numbers in Copenhagen like a cafe and theatre bandleader. He made up many hit tracks for salons and musical revues, in addition to light traditional music. In 1921, he became the first choice from the orchestra referred to as the Palads Movie theater of Copenhagen, the biggest theatre orchestra in the town. He had written his most well-known function, the tango Jalousie (Jealousy), within the accompaniment of the silent film. This tune swept the whole planet. It is among the five best-known well-known tunes ever sold. In the 1970s, predicated on reviews of its royalties, it had been estimated that because it was created, it turned out performed by some professional musician someplace on the planet every minute of each day time, and was performed more regularly than some other music until Lennon and McCartney’s Last night forced it to number 2. They have often been parodied, nonetheless it continues to have got immense well-known appeal, particularly because the tango got into an interval of revival after 1985. Gade’s full-time executing career finished in 1931 once the Palads Movie theater disbanded its orchestra as speaking pictures changed silents. Gade transferred back again to rural Denmark, living extremely comfortably over the significant royalties gained by Jalousie as well as other pieces, writing even more ambitious orchestral ratings.

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Full Name Jacob Gade
Date Of Birth November 29, 1879
Died February 20, 1963, Assens, Denmark
Profession Violinist
Nationality Danish
Music Songs Jealousy Tango, Gelosia, Tango Mustasukkaisuutta, Celos, Mustasukkaisuutta - Jalousie, So Nice, Tivoli Revyen 1923: Maggidudi, Norrebros Vinterrevy 1927, "Sikke Tider": Peter Kom Ned Og Leg

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Bi no tsubo 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing Stars 2011-2012 TV Series music - 2 episodes
The Man Who Cried 2000 writer: "Jalousie" - as Gade
Enkelin silmin - 10-vuotisjuhlakonsertti 1999 TV Movie writer: "Mustasukkaisuutta" Jealousie
Kohtaamiset ja erot 1995 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! 1989 writer: "Celos"
Tiikerihai 1988 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Näkemiin, hyvästi 1986 writer: "Jalousie / Mustasukkaisuutta"
La huella del crimen 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brusten himmel 1982 writer: "Tango Jalousie"
Death on the Nile 1978 music: "Jalousie" - uncredited
Silent Movie 1976 music: "Jalousie" - uncredited
The Waltons 1974 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Danny Kaye Show 1964 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Edsel Show 1957 TV Special music: "Jealousy" - uncredited
The Sea Chase 1955 music: "Jalousie" - uncredited
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine 1951 music: "Jalousie" - uncredited
Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra in Redskin Rhumba 1948 Short music: "Jealousy Jalousie"
Anchors Aweigh 1945 music: "Jealousy Jalousie" 1925 - uncredited
Iceland 1942/I music: "Jalousie" - uncredited
Crooning Melodies 1942 Short music: "Jealousy Jalousie"
City for Conquest 1940 music: "Jalousie" Jealousy 1925 - uncredited
Don Q Son of Zorro 1925 music: "Jalousie" 1925 - uncredited



Roberto 2004 Short
Tango Jalousie 1944
Täter gesucht 1931

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Täter gesucht 1931 composer: bar music

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