Heino Gaze

Heino Gaze (20 February 1908 – 24 October 1967) was a German composer.[1] He worked on more than thirty film scores during his career.

Heino Gaze
Born(1908-02-20)20 February 1908
Died24 October 1967(1967-10-24) (aged 59)
Years active1952–1966 (film)

He composed "La Le Lu (nur der Mann im Mond schaut zu)", sung by Heinz Rühmann in the film Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne. His song "Kalkutta liegt am Ganges" became a hit in the United States when it was performed by Lawrence Welk under the title "Calcutta".

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Fritsche p.249


  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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