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Myra Hess (1890–1965)

Myra Hess was born on February 25, 1890 in London, England as Julia Myra Hess. She died on November 26, 1965 in London. See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Lucky Bastard Soundtrack
These Two Hands Composer
Myra Hess Herself - Pianist
Listen to Britain Herself - Pianist


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 2014 Lucky Bastard (performer: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring")
 1945 Myra Hess (Documentary short) (performer: "Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor (Appassionata)")
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 1949 These Two Hands (Documentary short)
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 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary) (cooperation and support - as Dame Myra Hess)
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 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary)
Herself (pianist) (as Dame Myra Hess)
 1945 Myra Hess (Documentary short)
Herself - Pianist
 1942 Listen to Britain (Documentary short)
Herself - Pianist
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 2007 Legends (TV Series documentary)
 1974 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - British pianist
- Home Fires: Britain - 1940-1944 (1974) ... Himself - British pianist (uncredited)
 1942 C.E.M.A. (Short)

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Dame Myra Hess

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She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1936 King's New Year Honours List and awarded the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1941 King's Birthday Honours List for her services to music. See more »


British pianist

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