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Great Galloping Gottschalk

Synopsis

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Glimpses of a whirlwind life, compiled by ANDREW THOMAS and Michael Tudor Barnes Nicholas Courtney
Stella Forge , Guy Gregory Kale Harper , Marvin Kane and Kerry Shale
Little known today.
Gottschalk was in the 1850s the nearest thing to an international superstar. A musical prodigy, born in New Orleans of an English father and a Creole mother, he achieved early fame as a virtuoso pianist and conductor, and was one of the first composers to use Latin American and Creole folk themes. He was the darling of royalty and the ' heart-throb of the West '. He was something of a cult figure and his concerts rarely failed to cause a sensation. He died in 1869. aged 40. Directed by JOHN THEOCHARIS

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Thomas
Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes
Unknown: Nicholas Courtney
Unknown: Stella Forge
Unknown: Guy Gregory
Unknown: Kale Harper
Unknown: Marvin Kane
Directed By: John Theocharis
Moreau Gottschalk: James Aubrey






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