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Ron Grainer

voc, 1922-1981 AU, Atherton, Queensland
Composer of Soundtrack
A.k.a. Ronald Erle Grainer

Ron Grainer (born August 11, 1922, Atherton, Queensland, Australia - died February 21, 1981, Cuckfield, Sussex, England) was an Australian television and film composer. He worked mainly in the UK and wrote the theme music for television shows, including Maigret (1960), Steptoe And Son (1962-65, 1970-74), The Prisoner (1967) and Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978), but he is best remembered for composing the "Doctor Who" theme.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Doctor Who Theme (TV Version) on Dr. Who - Original Television Soundtrack Performed By Murry Gold & The Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales by BBC National Orchestra Of Wales & Ben Foster
Doctor Who (Original Theme) [From "Doctor Who"] on Doctor Who - The 50th Anniversary Collection by Various Artists
Doctor Who Theme (1980 - Full Version) on Doctor Who - The 50th Anniversary Collection by Various Artists
Doctor Who 1986 on Doctor Who - The 50th Anniversary Collection by Various Artists
Doctor Who 1987 on Doctor Who - The 50th Anniversary Collection by Various Artists
The Omega Man on The Omega Man by Ron Grainer
A Summer Place on The Omega Man by Ron Grainer
Surprise Party on The Omega Man by Ron Grainer
Maigret Theme on Escape in Time: Popular British Television Themes of the 1960s by Various Artists
On the Tumbril on The Omega Man by Ron Grainer

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Prisoner (Original Soundtrack & Library Music)Albert Elms • Wilfred Josephs • Robert Farnon & Ron Grainer2017Compil.
The Prisoner (Original Soundtrack)Albert Elms, Robert Farnon, Ron Grainer & Wilfred Josephs2015Album
Themes For Action! (Original Main Title Themes)Edwin Astley / Ron Grainer2013Single
Man In A Suitcase Original SoundtrackAlbert Elms, Ron Grainer2008Album
The Prisoner (Original Soundtrack)Albert Elms, Robert Farnon, Wilfred Josephs & Ron Grainer2008Album
The Maigret Theme & Other Themes From The BBC TV SeriesRon Grainer2008Compil.
The Ωmega Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Ron Grainer2000Album
Doctor Who (Original Soundtrack Recording)John Debney / John Sponsler / Louis Febre / Ron Grainer1997Album
Doctor Who & Other Classic Ron Grainer ThemesRon Grainer1994Compil.
Age Of EleganceRon Grainer1987Single
Roald Dahl's. Tales Of The Unexpected And Other Great ThemesRon Grainer1980Compil.
Roald Dahl's. Tales Of The Unexpected And Other ThemesRon Grainer1980Compil.
The Paul Temple ThemeRon Grainer1969Single
Detective (Signature Tune From The BBC Television Series "Detective")Ron Grainer1968Single
A Man In A SuitcaseRon Grainer1967Single
Dramatic Harpsichord LinksRon Grainer / Johnny Hawksworth1965Album
Walt Disney Presents The Moon-SpinnersRon Grainer1964Album
Original Soundtrack From Jack Le Vien's Production Of The Finest HoursOrson Welles, Patrick Wymark & Ron Grainer1964Album
NicolaRon Grainer1964Single
Giants Of SteamRon Grainer1963Single
The Maigret ThemeRon Grainer1963Compil.
Station Six SaharaRon Grainer1963Single
That Was The Week That Was / Petit LouisRon Grainer1963Single
Johnny's TuneRon Grainer1962Single
The Maigret ThemeRon GrainerSingle
Souvenirs Of Italy And ViennaRon GrainerAlbum
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