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Gordon Jacob (1895–1984)

Gordon Jacob was born on July 5, 1895 in Norwood, London, England as Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob. He was a composer, known for Journey Together (1945), Sin of Esther Waters (1948) and For Those in Peril (1944). He was married to Margaret Gray and Sydney Gray. He died on June 8, 1984. See full bio »


(age 88)

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Journey Together Composer
The Way We Live Composer


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 1948 Sin of Esther Waters (as Dr. Gordon Jacob, musical score composed by)
 1944 For Those in Peril (as Dr. Gordon Jacob)
 1944 Before the Raid (Documentary short)
 1943 Undersea Raider (Documentary)
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 1989 Goldeneye (TV Movie) (arranger: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" - uncredited)
 1955 One Good Turn (arranger: "Camptown Races", "The Lass of Richmond Hill", "Early in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1953 A Queen Is Crowned (Documentary) (arranger: "Zadok the Priest", "National Anthem (God Save the Queen)" - uncredited)
 1952 Made in Heaven (arranger: "Sweet Lass of Richmond Hill", "So Early in the Morning", "Camptown Races" - uncredited)
 1951 The Magic Box (arranger: "Fairground Scene" - uncredited)
 1948 The Red Shoes (arranger: "Les Sylphides", "Giselle" - uncredited)
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 1950 Operation Disaster (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Things to Come (additional orchestrator - uncredited)
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 1959 Monitor (TV Series documentary)
- Gordon Jacob (1959) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Elements of Orchestration". London: Herbert Jenkins. ISBN 0807900435 See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Gordon Jacob

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His second wife was his first wife's niece and 42 years his junior. See more »

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