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John Addison

b. John Mervin Addison, 16 March 1920, Cobham, Surrey, Britain, d. 7 Dec 1998, Bennington, Vermont, USA. A composer for the theater and movies, Addison studied structure and several equipment, like the piano, oboe and clarinet, on the Royal University of Music quickly before and after Globe Battle II. He was Teacher of Structure at the faculty from 1950-57; his have traditional compositions included music for ballet, chamber orchestra along with a trumpet concerto. For the theater, within the 50s he collaborated with avant garde choreographer John Cranko on displays such as for example Cranks and Maintain HAIR On, and far later, in the first 70s, wrote the music to lyrics by David Heneker for The Amazons and Popkiss. He also added music to many takes on, including Luther, A Patriot FOR ME PERSONALLY, Bloomsbury, The Entertainer and Antony And Cleopatra. Within the film globe he was among the best UK composers, especially through the 60s, with ratings such as A WEEK To Noon, THE PERSON Between, Personal’s Progress, GRAB The Sky, Lucky Jim, I HAD BEEN Monty’s Double, Appear BACK Anger, A French Mistress, The Entertainer, College For Scoundrels, A Flavor Of Honey, THE LADY In THE NEWS, Young lady With Green Eye, The Loneliness FROM THE LONG-DISTANCE Runner, Tom Jones (that Addison earned an Academy Honor), Weapons At Batasi, The Amorous Escapades Of Moll Flanders, The FAMILY MEMBERS, Torn Curtain, AN EXCELLENT Madness (his 1st American film), The Honey Container, Smashing Period, The Charge FROM THE Light Brigade, Begin The Trend Without Me, Nation Dance, Mr. Forbush AS WELL AS THE Penguins, Sleuth (nominated for an Academy Award), Deceased Cert, A Bridge TOO MUCH, The Seven % Remedy, The Pilot, Unusual Invaders, THE BEST Solution of Elegance Quigley, and Code Name: Emerald. Addison also made up extensively for tv programs, including Sambo AS WELL AS THE Snow Hill, The SEEK OUT Ulysses, Grady series (NBC), Dark Beauty, The Bastard, Centennial, Like Regular People, Like’s Savage Fury, The French Atlantic Affair, Charles And Diana: A Royal Like Story, Eleanor-First Woman Of The Globe, Mistress Of Heaven, Mail Order Bride-to-be, Ellis Isle, Murder She Wrote (series), Something IN KEEPING, Thirteen At Supper, Deadman’s Folly, Larger WHEN COMPARED TO A Breadbox, The Pumpkin Competition, Mr. Boogedy, Something IN KEEPING, Bridge Of Boogedy, Unusual Voices, Beryl Markham, A Darkness Of SUNLIGHT, as well as the Phantom FROM THE Opera.

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