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Aaron Copland (1900–1990)

Soundtrack | Music Department | Composer
KNOWN FOR 
Raging Bull (1980) | He Got Game (1998) | Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 nominations More »
NICKNAME  
The Dean of American composers
BORN 
Nov 14, 1900 (died Dec 2, 1990)

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Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for At MiddletonAt Middleton Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man") (uncredited)  Less 2013 $2.5MM $50K
  • Primary photo for The BayThe Bay Performer ("Grover's Corner from 'Our Town'"), Writer ("Grover's Corner from 'Our Town'")  Less 2012 $30K
  • Primary photo for Dudamel Conducts CoplandDudamel Conducts Copland (Video) Composer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Hitchhiker MunchkinsHitchhiker Munchkins (Short) Writer ("Rodeo - Hoe, Down")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Asia: Fantasia - Live in TokyoAsia: Fantasia - Live in Tokyo (Video) Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Simpsons MovieThe Simpsons Movie Music ("Rodeo") (uncredited)  Less 2007 $75MM $183MM
  • Primary photo for The Ultimate GiftThe Ultimate Gift Arranger ("Simple Gifts")  Less 2006 $3.4MM
  • Primary photo for The Regular GuyThe Regular Guy (Short) Performer ("Fanfare For The Common Man"), Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man")  Less 2003 CAD 25K
  • Primary photo for One Angry DwarfOne Angry Dwarf (Short) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man")  Less 2001 $4K
  • Primary photo for Ready to RumbleReady to Rumble Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man")  Less 2000 $24MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Drop Dead GorgeousDrop Dead Gorgeous Performer ("Fanfare For The Common Man"), Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man")  Less 1999 $10MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for The FacultyThe Faculty Writer ("OUR TOWN")  Less 1998 $15MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for He Got GameHe Got Game Performer ("John Henry", "Appalachian Springs", "Hoe-Down", "Down a Country Lane", "Grandfather's Story", "Our Town", "New England Countryside", "Dream March and Circus Music", "Letter from Home", "Orchestral Variations", "Fanfare for the Common Man", "Pas de Trois", "Lincoln Portrait", "Billy the Kid"), Writer ("John Henry", "Appalachian Springs", "Hoe-Down", "Down a Country Lane", "Grandfather's Story", "Interlude", "Our Town", "New England Countryside", "Dream March and Circus Music", "Letter from Home", "Orchestral Variations", "Fanfare for the Common Man", "Pas de Trois", "Lincoln Portrait", "Billy the Kid")  Less 1998 $25MM $22MM
  • Primary photo for ECW Barely LegalECW Barely Legal (Video) Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The SunchaserThe Sunchaser Writer ("Appalachian Spring")  Less 1996 $21
  • Primary photo for It Takes TwoIt Takes Two Writer ("Hoe Down")  Less 1995 $19MM
  • Primary photo for ShoutShout Performer ("Appalachian Spring"), Writer ("Appalachian Spring")  Less 1991 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for Hollywood MavericksHollywood Mavericks Writer ("Billy the Kid")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Miles from HomeMiles from Home Performer ("Appalachian Spring", "The Promise of Living")  Less 1988 $189K
  • Primary photo for Gold Through the FireGold Through the Fire Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man")  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Milo and OtisThe Adventures of Milo and Otis Soundtrack  Less 1986 $13MM
  • Primary photo for Crimen a fondoCrimen a fondo Composer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Raging BullRaging Bull Music ("Of Mice and Men")  Less 1980 $18MM $45K
  • Primary photo for The Pink LadiesThe Pink Ladies Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man") (uncredited)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Brother Can You Spare a DimeBrother Can You Spare a Dime Music ("Dogmatic (Statements)")  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Something WildSomething Wild Composer, Conductor  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Woman in the DarkWoman in the Dark Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for A Place in the SunA Place in the Sun Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less 1951 $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for The HeiressThe Heiress Composer  Less 1949 $2.6MM
  • Primary photo for The Red PonyThe Red Pony Composer  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for FiestaFiesta Music ("Fantasia Mexicana")  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for The Cummington StoryThe Cummington Story (Short) Composer  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for The North StarThe North Star Composer, Music ("Song of the Fatherland", "Chari Vari Rastabari", "The Younger Generation", "No Village Like Mine", "Song of the Guerrillas") (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Our TownOur Town Composer  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for Of Mice and MenOf Mice and Men Composer  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for The CityThe City (Short) Composer  Less 1939
Past Television (25 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Baku 2015 European Games Opening CeremonyBaku 2015 European Games Opening Ceremony (TV Movie) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for DoctorsDoctors (TV Series) Writer ("Fanfare For the Common Man") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Curtain Call (Sep 24, 2013) Writer ("Fanfare For the Common Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Play On!Play On! (TV Series) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Mar 29, 2013) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for Danville 2nd Ward Young MenDanville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Big Sur 2012 (May 27, 2012) Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for 57th Annual Young Musicians Foundation Gala57th Annual Young Musicians Foundation Gala (TV Special) Music ("Fanfare for the Common Man")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #19.211 (Sep 13, 2011) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The National Parks: America's Best IdeaThe National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Saturday Night Waltz") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Music for the Theatre-Interlude") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who at the PromsDoctor Who at the Proms (TV Movie) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for How Music WorksHow Music Works (TV Series) Writer ("Appalachian Spring") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Melody (Nov 18, 2006) Writer ("Appalachian Spring")  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Music ("Hoe-Down") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Brothers in ArmsBrothers in Arms (TV Movie) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Path to WarPath to War (TV Movie) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man") (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Top TenTop Ten (TV Series) Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man") (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • Prog Rock (Mar 3, 2001) Writer ("Fanfare For The Common Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for Atlanta Symphony Golden AnniversaryAtlanta Symphony Golden Anniversary (TV Movie) Music ("A Lincoln Portrait")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Great Railway Journeys of the WorldGreat Railway Journeys of the World (TV Series) Music ("Appalachian Spring") (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
    • Coast to Coast (Oct 30, 1980) Music ("Appalachian Spring") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The ChisholmsThe Chisholms (TV Mini-series) Themes (12 episodes, 1979–1980), Writer ("Appalachian Spring", "Billy the Kid", "Rodeo") (9 episodes, 1979–1980)  Less 1979–1980 12
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  • Primary photo for The Tender LandThe Tender Land (TV Movie) Conductor  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Fanfare for the Common Man") (3 episodes, 1977), Writer ("Fanfare For the Common Man") (1 episode, 1977), Writer ("Fanfair For the Common Man") (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 5
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  • Primary photo for Bernstein in LondonBernstein in London (TV Movie) Music ("A Lincoln Portrait")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for New York Philharmonic Young People's ConcertsNew York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest Conductor (3 episodes, 1958–1964), Music ("Danzón Cubano") (1 episode, 1963), Music ("An Outdoor Overture", "Statements: Dogmatic", "Dance", "Theme", "Hoe Down", "El Salon Mexico") (1 episode, 1961), Composer (1 episode, 1960), Music ("Clarinet Concerto", "Billy the Kid" (excerpts)) (1 episode, 1970), Arranger ("Two Old American Songs") (1 episode, 1961), Writer ("Concerto for Piano and Orchestra") (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1958–1970 6
    • A Copland Celebration (Dec 27, 1970) Music ("Clarinet Concerto", "Billy the Kid" (excerpts))  Less
    • Jazz in the Concert Hall (Mar 11, 1964) Himself, Writer ("Concerto for Piano and Orchestra")  Less
    • The Latin American Spirit (Mar 8, 1963) Music ("Danzón Cubano") (as Copland)  Less
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  • Primary photo for RhythmRhythm (TV Movie) Music ("El Salon Mexico")  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Appalachian SpringAppalachian Spring (TV Movie) Composer, Music ("Appalachian Spring" (complete ballet, in its original chamber music orchestration))  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Seven Lively ArtsThe Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1952), Music ("Billy the Kid" (ballet)) (1 episode, 1953), Music ("Rodeo" (ballet)) (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952–1953 2
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Music ("A Lincoln Portrait" (fragment)) (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
    • Abraham Lincoln (May 26, 1952) Music ("A Lincoln Portrait" (fragment)) (uncredited)  Less
Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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