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Friedrich Hollaender

p, 1896-1976 DE, London
Composer of Jazz

German composer, born 18 October 1896 in London, England, UK, died 18 January 1976 in Munich, Germany, son of Victor Hollaender. After studying in Berlin, he composed music for productions by Max Reinhardt and became involved in cabaret and wrote music for the film, Der Blaue Engel (The Blue Angel) directed by Josef von Sternberg featuring Marlene Dietrich and Emil Jannings. He left Nazi Germany and emigrated to the United States of America where he wrote the music for over a hundred films, including Destry Rides Again, A Foreign Affair and Sabrina. Many of his songs were made famous by Marlene Dietrich. He can be seen as the piano accompanist in A Foreign Affair. He received four Academy Award nominations for composition.

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
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Lene Levi on KABARETT / German Cabaret Recordings / 1909 - 1931 by Various Artists
Das Wunderkind - Original 1926 Remastered on Ramona Zündloch - Musikalisches Kabarett 1921-1933 by Various Artists
Epilogue on Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood by Peter Melnick
Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss (From "Der blaue Engel") on Evergreens by Various Artists, Werner Schmidt-Boelcke, Bruno Seidler-Winkler, Boris Romanoff, Friedrich Schröder, Ernst Hauke, Wilfried Krüger, Harry Herrmann, Marek Weber, Frieder Weissmann, Werner R. Heymann, Peter Kreuder, Franz Marszalek, Werner Eisbrenner, Hans Müller-Kray, Hans Bund, Adalbert Lutter, Theo Knobel, Friedrich Hollaender, Hans Otto Borgmann, Otto Dobrindt, Hans Sommer, Lothar Brühne & Michael Jary

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Title Artist Year Type
Sabrina / The UnforgivenFriedrich Hollaender, Dimitri Tiomkin2017Compil.
Sabrina / We're No AngelsFriedrich Hollaender2013Compil.
The 5000 Fingers Of Dr. T (Original Film Soundtrack)Friedrich Hollaender2007Album
Vaführe Mir Liebers NichtFriedrich Hollaender, Blandine Ebinger1996Compil.
Wenn Ich Mir Was Wünschen DürfteFriedrich Hollaender1996Compil.
Bei Uns Um Die Gedächtniskirche RumFriedrich HollaenderAlbum
Mit Eenem Ooge Kiegt Der MondFriedrich HollaenderSingle
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