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Peter Matz (I) (1928–2002)

Peter Matz was born on November 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Carol Burnett Show (1967), The Kraft Music Hall (1967) and Funny Lady (1975). He was married to Marilyn Lovell. He died on August 9, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Carol Burnett Show Music Department
(1971-1978)
The Kraft Music Hall Music Department
(1967-1970)
Funny Lady Music Department
(1975)
My Name Is Barbra Music Department
(1965)

Filmography

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 1998 An All Dogs Christmas Carol (Video) (orchestrator)
 1998 To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (TV Special) (music arranger)
 1997 Babes in Toyland (orchestrator)
 1996 Dorf on the Diamond (Video) (Slide-Slap music by) / (music)
 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 1990 The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) (musical director)
  Mama's Family (TV Series) (composer - 74 episodes, 1983 - 1990) (music - 8 episodes, 1983)
- Bye Bye Baby (1990) ... (composer: theme music)
- Guess Who's Going to Dinner (1990) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mama Gets Goosed (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mama Takes a Dive (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mama Takes Stock (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
 1989 Michael Feinstein in Concert (TV Movie) (musical arrangement)
 1988 Torch Song Trilogy (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (music adaptor)
 1988 Dorf's Golf Bible (Video short) (music)
 1988 Dorf and the First Games of Mount Olympus (Video short) (music)
 1988 Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (TV Special) (principal arranger)
 1988 The 60th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 1987 Plain Clothes (conductor)
 1987 Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood (TV Special documentary) (orchestrator)
 1987 Great Performances (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- Broadway Sings: The Music of Jule Styne (1987) ... (orchestrator)
 1986 George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (TV Special) (arranger) / (music director)
 1985 Musical Comedy Tonight III (TV Special) (arranger) / (conductor)
 1983 Sheena Easton... Act One (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1983 Ace Crawford... Private Eye (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1982 Shirley MacLaine... Illusions (TV Special) (music arranger) / (musical director)
 1982 I Love Liberty (TV Special) (conductor) / (music supervisor)
 1980 Fun and Games (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1979 Musical Comedy Tonight (TV Movie documentary) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1979 Carol Burnett & Company (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood (TV Special) (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1971-1978 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (musical director - 153 episodes)
- A Special Evening with Carol Burnett (1978) ... (musical director)
- Episode #11.23 (1978) ... (musical director)
- Episode #11.22 (1978) ... (musical director)
- Episode #11.21 (1978) ... (musical director)
- Episode #11.20 (1978) ... (musical director)
 1977-1978 The Harvey Korman Show (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- The One Where Harvey Gets a Job as an Escort (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Pilot (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
 1977 World of Magic (TV Special) (musical director)
 1977 Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back (TV Special documentary) (conductor) / (music arranged by)
 1976-1977 CPO Sharkey (TV Series) (composer - 5 episodes)
- Sharkey Flies Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Operation: Frisco (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Wino Is Loose (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Shimokawa Ships Out (1976) ... (composer: theme music)
- Oh Captain! My Captain (1976) ... (composer: theme music)
 1977 Ann-Margret: Rhinestone Cowgirl (TV Special) (musical arrangements)
 1976 Doug Henning's World of Magic (TV Special) (musical director)
 1976 Sills and Burnett at the Met (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1976 A Special Olivia Newton-John (TV Special) (musical director)
 1976 Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1975 Funny Lady (conductor) / (music arranger) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1973 Lily (TV Special) (arranger) / (conductor)
 1973 Burt Bacharach in Shangri-La (TV Special) (conductor)
 1972 Don Rickles: Alive and Kicking (TV Special) (conductor) / (special musical material)
 1972 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1972 Of Thee I Sing (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (musical arranger)
 1972 Rivals (conductor)
  The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (musical director - 3 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1970) (music arranger - 1 episode, 1970) (arranger - 1 episode, 1967) (musical arrangements - 1 episode, 1967)
- Friars Club Roast of Don Rickles (1970) ... (conductor) / (music arranger)
- The Sound of Burt Bacharach (1969) ... (musical director)
- Trio for Tonight (1968) ... (musical director)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (arranger) / (conductor)
- Mitzi Gaynor Christmas Show (1967) ... (musical director)
 1967 Something Special (TV Series) (musical arrangements by - 1 episode)
- Dionne Warwick (1967) ... (musical arrangements by)
  ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (conductor - 1 episode, 1966)
- On the Flip Side (1966) ... (conductor) / (musical director)
 1966 The Soupy Sales Hour (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1966 Color Me Barbra (TV Special) (musical director)
  Hullabaloo (TV Series) (conductor - 4 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (music arranger - 2 episodes, 1965) (musical director - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #2.14 (1965) ... (conductor) / (music arranger)
- Episode #2.2 (1965) ... (conductor) / (music arranger)
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... (musical director)
 1965 My Name Is Barbra (TV Special) (conductor: orchestra) / (music arranger)
  The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (arranger - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (arranger and conductor - 1 episode, 1963)
- Episode #1.25 (1964) ... (arranger) / (conductor)
- Maureen O'Hara, Bronwyn FitzSimons, Professor Backwards (1963) ... (arranger) / (conductor)
- Dick Shawn, Whitey Ford (1963) ... (arranger and conductor)
  Here's Edie (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 1962) (conductor - 1 episode, 1962)
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... (arranger) / (conductor)
 1962 Here's Edie (TV Special) (arranger) / (conductor)
 1961 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
 1960 The Secret World of Eddie Hodges (TV Movie) (musical arranger)
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- Together with Music (1955) ... (orchestrator)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Sail Away. Musical comedy/satire. Book by Noël Coward. Music by Noël Coward. Lyrics by Noël Coward. Musical Director: Peter Matz. Dance arrangements by Peter Matz. Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal. Vocal arrangements by Fred Werner. Choreographed by Joe Layton. Directed by Noël Coward. Broadhurst Theatre: 3 Oct 1961- 24 Feb ... See more »
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Married twice, with two children. See more »

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