Kurt Schröder

Kurt Schröder (1888–1962) was a German composer and conductor. Schröder composed a number of film scores. During the 1930s he worked in Britain for Alexander Korda's London Film Productions, and scored the company's breakthrough hit The Private Life of Henry VIII in 1933.

Kurt Schröder
Born(1888-09-06)6 September 1888
Died5 January 1962(1962-01-05) (aged 73)
Years active1930 - 1949
Georges Bizet: L'Arlésienne, suite no. 1, first movement, excerpt from a 1948 recording with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony.

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  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.

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