Georges Delerue

Composer, Conductor, Music director
Acclaimed international composer who first gained prominence with the emergence of the French New Wave. Delerue's prolific output includes ballets, operas, chamber pieces, orchestral works, a series of vocal melodies ... Read more »
Born: 03/12/1925 in France

Filmography

Music (183)

Frances Ha 2013 (Movie)

("Theme De Camille") (Song Performer)

Frances Ha 2013 (Movie)

("Theme De Camille") (Song)

Americano 2012 (Movie)

(Music)

I'm Gonna Explode 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

The Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 (Movie)

("Une Petite Île") (Song Performer)

The Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 (Movie)

("Une Petite Île") (Song)

Reprise 2008 (Movie)

("Camille") (Song Performer)

The Two of Us 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

Amélie 2001 (Movie)

("Brouillard (theme from 'Jules & Jim')") (Song)

One Hundred and One Nights 1999 (Movie)

music excerpts (Music)

American Friends 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

Memento Mori 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Music

Rich in Love 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

Celine 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

Dien Bien Phu 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

Man Trouble 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

Black Robe 1991 (Movie)

(Music)

Cadence 1991 (Movie)

(Music)

Curly Sue 1991 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Mister Johnson 1991 (Movie)

(Music)

The Josephine Baker Story 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Music

A Show of Force 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 (Movie)

("Marooned Without You") (Song)

Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

Strapless 1990 (Movie)

("La nuit Americaine") (Music)

Hard to Be a God 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Her Alibi 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

La Revolution Francaise 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Paris By Night 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Seven Minutes 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Steel Magnolias 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

To Kill a Priest 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

A Summer Story 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Beaches 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Biloxi Blues 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Chouans! 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Der Aten 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Heartbreak Hotel 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Memories of Me 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

The House on Carroll Street 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Twins 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

A Man in Love 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Conseil de Famille 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Maid to Order 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Summer Heat 1987 (Movie)

("The Heart Must Have a Home") (Music)

The Pick-Up Artist 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Crimes of the Heart 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Descente aux enfers 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Femmes de personne 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Mesmerized 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Platoon 1986 (Movie)

("Adagio For Strings") (Music Conductor)

Platoon 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Platoon 1986 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Salvador 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

The Borgias 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Music

Agnes of God 1985 (Movie)

(Music)

Arch of Triumph 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Music

Aurora 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Music

Maxie 1985 (Movie)

(Music)

The Execution 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Music

Love Thy Neighbor 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Music

Confidentially Yours 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

Exposed 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

Man, Woman and Child 1983 (Movie)

("Never Gone") (Song)

Man, Woman and Child 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

One Deadly Summer 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

One Deadly Summer 1983 (Movie)

("Trois Petites Notes de Musique") (Song)

Partir Revenir 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

Silkwood 1983 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Silkwood 1983 (Movie)

(Original Rank: Music) (Composer)

The Black Stallion Returns 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

Documenteur 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Guy De Maupassant 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

L' Africain 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Bon Plaisir 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Les Morfalous 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Liberty Belle 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

All Night Long 1981 (Movie)

(London Symphony Orchestra) (Music Conductor)

Broken English 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

La Vie Continue 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

Partners 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

Rich and Famous 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

Richard's Things 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

Simone de Beauvoir 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

The Escape Artist 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

The Last Metro 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

True Confessions 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

A Little Sex 1980 (Movie)

(Music)

Garde a Vue 1980 (Movie)

(Music)

Josepha 1980 (Movie)

(Music)

The Woman Next Door 1980 (Movie)

(Music)

A Little Romance 1979 (Movie)

(Music)

Carne: l'Homme a la Camera 1979 (Movie)

(Music)

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs 1979 (Movie)

(editions Hortensia) (Music)

Willie & Phil 1979 (Movie)

music extract("Jules et Jim") (Music)

An Almost Perfect Affair 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Mouton Noir 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Love on the Run 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Mijn Vriend 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Premier Voyage 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Tendre Poulet 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Julia 1977 (Movie)

(Music)

La Petite fille en velours bleu 1977 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Cavaleur 1977 (Movie)

(Music)

Va Voir Maman, Papa Travaille 1977 (Movie)

(Music)

Julie pot de colle 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Grand Escogriffe 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Point de mire 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

Photo Souvenir 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

Calmos 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

L' Incorrigible 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

Police Python.357 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

That Most Important Thing: Love 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

Day For Night 1973 (Movie)

(Music)

La Gifle 1973 (Movie)

(Music)

The Day of the Dolphin 1973 (Movie)

Music Composed and Conducted by (Music)

The Day of the Jackal 1973 (Movie)

Music Composed and Conducted by (Music)

Angela 1972 (Movie)

(Music)

Chere Louise 1971 (Movie)

(Music)

L' Ingenu 1971 (Movie)

(Music)

Quelque part, quelqu'un 1971 (Movie)

(Music)

Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me 1971 (Movie)

(Music)

Alex in Wonderland 1970 (Movie)

("Le reve est la theatre") (Song)

The Conformist 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

The Horsemen 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

Two English Girls 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

A Walk With Love and Death 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

Anne of the Thousand Days 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

La Promesse de l'aube 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

Mira 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

The Brain 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

The Devil By the Tail 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

Women in Love 1969 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Women in Love 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

Interlude 1968 (Movie)

(Original Music)

King of Hearts 1967 (Movie)

(Music)

Our Mother's House 1967 (Movie)

(Music)

A Man For All Seasons 1966 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

A Man For All Seasons 1966 (Movie)

(Music)

Rapture 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Rapture 1965 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Un Coeur gros comme ca! 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Cartouche 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

Contempt 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Corniaud 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

That Man From Rio 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

The Pumpkin Eater 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

The Sunday of Life 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

Up To His Ears 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

Viva Maria 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

French Dressing 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

Mata Hari, Agent H-21 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

The Big Risk 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

The Soft Skin 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

Jules and Jim 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Love at Twenty 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Magnet of Doom 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Farceur 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Five-Day Lover 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Vive le Tour! 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Hiroshima, Mon Amour 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Love And the Frenchwoman 1960 (Movie)

("A Woman Alone") (Music)

Playtime 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Shoot the Piano Player 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The Long Absence 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The Love Game 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Chant du Styrene 1957 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Toute la Memoire du Monde 1955 (Movie)

music director (Music)

A Time to Live (TV Show)

Music

Amos (TV Show)

Music

Deadly Intentions (TV Show)

Music

Escape From Sobibor (TV Show)

Music

Her Secret Life (TV Show)

Music

Queenie (TV Show)

Music

Silence of the Heart (TV Show)

Music

Sin of Innocence (TV Show)

Music

Stone Pillow (TV Show)

Music

Sword of Gideon (TV Show)

Music

Women of Valor (TV Show)

Music

Biography

Acclaimed international composer who first gained prominence with the emergence of the French New Wave. Delerue's prolific output includes ballets, operas, chamber pieces, orchestral works, a series of vocal melodies for the poems of Paul Eluard, and music for TV and plays.

Relationships

Colette Delerue

Wife
Second wife

Claire Delerue

Daughter
mother, Micheline Gautron

Emmanuelle Delerue

Step-Daughter
daughter from Micheline Gautron's previous marriage

Micheline Gautron

Wife
married in 1959

EDUCATION

Paris Conservatoire

Paris
won a scholarship; professors encouraged him to write for films

studied under Darius Milhaud and Henry Busser

Milestones

1992

Scored final film, Pierre Schoendoerfer's "Dien Bien Phu"

1979

Received Oscar for score to "A Little Romance"

1970

Appeared as a conductor in Truffaut's "Two English Girls" (also wrote score)

1968

First US film, John Huston's "A Walk with Love and Death"

1966

Subject of Ken Russell TV documentary, "Don't Shoot the Composer"

1959

First feature as composer, Pierre Kast's "Le Bel Age"

1950

Conducted Darius Milhaud's score for "Scheherazade" at Avignon Festival

1950

Commisioned by Jean Vilar for the music of his stage production, "La Mort de Danton" (date approximate)

1950

Scored first short, Henri Lacoste's "Le Mystere du Quai Conti"

1950

Scored over 20 short films

Served as musical director for a series of short films by Alain Resnais including "Toute la memoire du monde", "Le Mystere de l'atelier" and "Le Chant du styrene"

Bonus Trivia

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Won the Grand Prix de Rome and First Prize for Musical Composition in 1949.

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Named Commander of Arts and Letters.

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