Joseph Kosma

Composer
In France from 1933, Kosma distinguished himself with his scores for several films directed by Jean Renoir; he also co-wrote a number of memorable songs with Jacques Prevert, including "Les Feuilles mortes/Autumn ... Read more »
Born: 10/22/1905 in Budapest, HU

Filmography

Music (42)

Le Roi et l'oiseau 2014 (Movie)

songs (Song)

High Crimes 2002 (Movie)

("Autumn Leaves") (Song)

Sidewalks of New York 2001 (Movie)

("Autumn Leaves") (Song)

The Score 2001 (Movie)

("Autumn Leaves") (Song)

Roger Williams: Pop Goes the Ivories 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Song

One Hundred and One Nights 1999 (Movie)

music excerpts (Music)

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 1997 (Movie)

("Autumn Leaves") (Song)

Let's Get Lost 1989 (Movie)

("Autumn Leaves (Les feuilles mortes)") (Song)

Aux fleurs de France 1980 (Movie)

(Music)

The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

In the French Style 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Thank Heaven For Small Favors 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Le Testament du Dr Cordelier 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Vanishing Corporal 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Love And the Frenchwoman 1960 (Movie)

("Childhood") (Music)

The Cat Shows Her Claws 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Picnic On the Grass 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

Tamango 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

The Magnificent Sinner 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

Hey Boy! Hey Girl! 1958 (Movie)

("Autumn Leaves") (Song)

Lady Chatterley's Lover 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Case of Dr. Laurent 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Cat 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Doctor's Dilemma 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Autumn Leaves 1956 (Movie)

(Song)

Elena and Her Men 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Main Street 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

That Is The Dawn 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

The House on the Waterfront 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Des gens sans importance 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

No Exit 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

Pardon My French 1951 (Movie)

(Music)

Sans Laisser d'Adresse 1950 (Movie)

(Music)

La Ferme des sept peches 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

Les Visiteurs du soir 1947 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Children of Paradise 1945 (Movie)

(Song)

Children of Paradise 1945 (Movie)

(mime sequences) (Music)

The Rules of the Game 1939 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Grand Illusion 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

La Marseillaise 1937 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Le Crime de Monsieur Lange 1935 (Movie)

(Song)

The Green Glove (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Biography

In France from 1933, Kosma distinguished himself with his scores for several films directed by Jean Renoir; he also co-wrote a number of memorable songs with Jacques Prevert, including "Les Feuilles mortes/Autumn Leaves" for Marcel Carne's "Les Portes de la nuit" (1946). During WWII, as a Jew in Nazi-controlled Paris, Kosma worked under the pseudonym Georges Mouque.

EDUCATION

Budapest Academy of Music and Arts

Budapest 1921

Milestones

1933

Immigrated to France

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