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Bernardo Segall (Piano)

Born: August 4, 1911 - Campinas, Brazil
Died: November 26, 1993 - Los Angeles, USA

The Brazilian pianist, Bernardo Segall, emigrated to the USA in his twenties, married an American dancer, and made his living writing music for musicals and movie soundtracks in Hollywood. He is almost forgotten in both Brazil and the USA.

Bernardo Segall was a very good Bach pianist. He composed music for the soundtracks of the movies: The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (1960), The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964), Custer Of The West (1967), Loving (1970), Night Slaves (1970), The Jesus Trip (1971), El jardín de tía Isabel (1971), Moon of the Wolf (1972), The Girl Most Likely To (1973), Homebodies (1974), Murder By Mail (1980), Turn Over Smith (1980), New Adventures Of Pipi Longstocking (1987).

 

Source: Bits & Pieces from Various Websites
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2007)

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