Known for movies

Short Info

DiedMarch 25, 1918, Paris, France
SpouseEmma Bardac, Rosalie Texier

Claude Debussy was a French composer who was born on August 22, 1862, in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. His parents were Manuel-Achille Debussy and Victorine Manet. He had two older sisters, Emma and Victorine. His early education was at the Lycee Napoleon Bonaparte and the Paris Conservatory. His source of career was as a musician and composer.

His sports/hobbies/interests were playing the piano and composing music. His main achievements were in the area of composition, with his most famous work being “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. ” His net worth was $10 million. His relationships were with his wife, Rosalie Texier, and his children, Claude-Emma and Pierre-Louis.

His physical characteristics were that he was 5’7″ tall and had brown hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameClaude Debussy
DiedMarch 25, 1918, Paris, France
ProfessionComposer, Pianist, Music critic
EducationAcadémie des Beaux-Arts, Conservatoire de Paris


SpouseEmma Bardac, Rosalie Texier
ChildrenClaude-Emma Debussy
ParentsVictorine Manoury Debussy, Manuel-Achille Debussy
SiblingsAlfred Debussy, Adele Debussy, Eugene-Octave Debussy, Emmanuel Debussy


AwardsPrix de Rome

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To the Lighthouse1983TV Movie music: "Clair de Lune"
Antonieta1982writer: "Claire de luna"
Impressions de France1982Short arranger: "Trois Gymnopedies #1" / writer: "Syrinx", "Nuages", "Claire de Lune"
Escape from New York1981"Engulfed Cathedral"
Great Performances: Dance in America1981TV Series music - 1 episode
Raging Bull1980"My Reverie" 1938
Nijinsky1980writer: "L'Après-midi d'un faune", "JEUX" excerpts
Le Petomane1979Short music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited
3 by Cheever1979TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
The Late Late Lien Show1979TV Series writer - 1 episode
Bassie en Adriaan en het geheim van de sleutel1978TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
The Muppet Show1978TV Series writer - 1 episode
Doctor Who1977TV Series writer - 1 episode
El mundo de Gaudí1976Documentary short writer: "Danse Sacrée"
Peach Fuzz1976writer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited
Star Gazers1976TV Series "Arabesque"
Allegro non troppo1976writer: "Prélude
The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard1976TV Mini-Series music - 1 episode
Five Red Herrings1975TV Mini-Series music - 1 episode
If You Don't Stop It... You'll Go Blind!!!1975music: "Clair de lune"
Valentina1975TV Series "Arabesque #1"
L'île aux enfants1974TV Series music - 2 episodes
Full House1973TV Series writer - 1 episode
Savage Messiah1972music: "Sirenes', "Fetes', "Nuages' - uncredited
Gendai sei hanzai zekkyô hen: riyû naki bôkô1969writer: "La fille aux cheveux de lin" "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair"
Civilisation1969TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Contrasts1968TV Series writer - 1 episode
Westworld2016TV Series 1 episode
Casino Royale1967music: "Claire de Lune" - uncredited
Tutankhamun2016TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
The Forsyte Saga1967TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Art Mystery2016Short writer: "La Mer 03: Dialogue du vent et de la mer"
Syrinx1966Short writer: "Syrinx"
Motive2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
La nuit écoute1964TV Series short music - 1 episode
Rivering2016Documentary "Syrinx for Flute Alone"
The Birds1963"Arabesque no. 1 in E" 1888, uncredited
Independent Lens2016TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony Orchestra1962TV Movie music: "La Mer"
The Blacklist2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Twilight Zone1962TV Series 1 episode
The Creative Process2016Documentary short writer: "La Mer: I. De Laube a Midi Sur la Mer"
New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts1958-1961TV Series music - 3 episodes
Wiener-Dog2016writer: "Clair De Lune"
La viaccia1961writer: "Rhapsody for saxophone and orchestra"
Just Add Magic2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Flower Thief1960writer: "Music Selections"
Mozart in the Jungle2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Henri Barbusse1959Documentary short music: "Arabesque No. 1 en Mi majeur"
En man som heter Ove2015writer: "Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune"
The Quiet American1958writer: "La Cathédrale engloutie" - uncredited
Merlí2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Giant1956music: "Clair de Lune" 1905 - uncredited
#Horror2015writer: "Clare de Lune"
The Walter Winchell Show1956TV Series music - 1 episode
Flesh and Bone2015TV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes
Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 8 - Music of Franck, Sibelius, Debussy and Rossini1952TV Special music: "Two Nocturnes"
Invisible Ink2015/II"La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin from Preludes for Piano", uncredited
Ésta es mi vida1952"Golliwogg's Cakewalk" from "Children's Corner"
When the World Came to San Francisco2015Documentary writer: "La mer: Trois esquisses symphoniques pour orchestre", "Arabesque no. 1, L. 66"
All About Eve1950music: "Beau Soir" ca 1883 - uncredited
We Three2015Documentary short music: "Arabesque No. 1 in E Major" - uncredited
The Admiral Broadway Revue1949TV Series music - 1 episode
Blunt Talk2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Portrait of Jennie1948music: "Nuages" uncredited, "The Girl With The Flaxen Hair", "Arabesque No. 1 in E" uncredited, "Prélude
Once I Was a Beehive2015writer: "Clair de Lune"
The Secret Heart1946"La Plus que Lente"
HannibalTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2013
Without Love1945music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited
Youth2015/Iwriter: "Des pas sur la neige"
Music for Millions1944music: "Clair de Lune" 1890 - uncredited
Un peu, beaucoup, aveuglément!2015writer: "Clair de Lune"
Lotusblomsten1936Short writer: "En bateau"
Knight of Cups2015writer: "Images", "Nocturnes: Sirenes", "6 Epigraphes Antiques: Pour L'Egyptienne"
Dodsworth1936writer: "La fille aux cheveux de lin" - uncredited
Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Children's Corner1936Short writer: "Children's Corner"
Advantageous2015writer: "IMAGES: 1ere série REFLETS DANS L'EAU"
Death Takes a Holiday1934music: "String Quartet In G Minor, Op.10: III" 1894 - uncredited
Worst Film Ever (Christmas Special)2014Short performer: "Clair de Lune"
Bolero1934writer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited
Sex, kofe, sigarety2014writer: "Golliwog's Cakewalk"
Limite1931writer: "String Quartet in G minor 1893, Opus 10" excerpt, "Golliwogg's Cakewalk", "Prélude
Ride2014/Iwriter: "Suite Bergamasque - 1 - Prelude"
Naeildo kantabille2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Frame2014"Clair de Lune"
Tusk2014writer: "Clair De Lune"
Shigatsu wa kimi no uso2014writer: "Clair de Lune"
Warsaw '442014writer: "Clair De Lune"
Halt and Catch Fire2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Le voyage cinématographique de Gaston Méliès2014Documentary "Arabesque n° 2", "Colliwogg's cakewalk"
Bipolar2014writer: "Revêrie", "Prélude
Grace of Monaco2014"Gymnopedie No. 3"
Compound Fracture2014writer: "Clare De Lune"
In Blue2014/IShort writer: "Suite Bergamasque - Clair de Lune"
Sha Tin2014Short music: "Arabesque No. 1"
Mr Selfridge2014TV Series 1 episode
Cathedrals of Culture2014Documentary writer: "Jeux" segment "The Berlin Philharmonic"
Blind2014/IIwriter: "Suite Bergamasque - Clair de lune"
La Femme En Rouge2013Short music: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited
American Hustle2013writer: "Clair de lune"
Nikolina & Tomislav, Nikolina & Tomislav2013Short music: "Danses sacrée et profane" 1904
Hello Ladies2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Crook2013writer: "Clair De Lune"
Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq2013Documentary writer: "Suite Bergamasque, 3. Clair de Lune"
Revenge2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Le Week-End2013writer: "Clair de lune [Suite bergamasque]"
So You Think You Can Dance2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Fosters2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rol2013writer: "La plus que lente"
Clutter2013/Iwriter: "Claire de lune"
Jimmy P.2013writer: "Petite Suite 'En Bateau' and 'Cortege'"
Modern Family2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Purge2013/Iwriter: "Clair de Lune"
The Good Wife2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Phineas and Ferb2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The SimpsonsTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2013 music - 1 episode, 2007
Sayonara, Dobyusshî2013music: "Arabesque No. 1", "Clair de lune"
I Used to Be Darker2013writer: "Clair de Lune"
Doomsday2012/IIShort "Nuages Clouds"
Three Vignettes2012Video short writer: "La cathedrale engloutie"
Populaire2012writer: "Clair de Lune", "Petit Negre"
Letters from Pyongyang2012Documentary short music: "Quartet in G minor Op. 10: II. Assez vif et bien rythmé" / writer: "Quartet in G minor Op. 10: II. Assez vif et bien rythmé"
Angelina Ballerina: Superstar Sisters2012Video writer: "Syrinx" - uncredited
Boardwalk Empire2011-2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Byzantium2012writer: "Clair De Lune"
Passion2012writer: "PRELUDE TO THE AFTERNOON OF A FAUN" Prélude
Wasteland2012Video "Claire De Lune"
Tai Chi Zero2012writer: "Claire de Lune"
The Filthy Frank ShowTV Series short performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
The Colours Duet2012Documentary writer: "Les Préludes de Debussy"
Dancing with the Stars2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brows Held High2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth Wall2012TV Series 1 episode
The Fourth Dimension2012writer: "Clair de Lune"
Sakamichi no Apollon2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Brass Menagerie2012Short "Claire de Lune"
PerfectMatch2012writer: "Arabesque No. 1 In E Major", "La Fille Aux Chevaux De Lin"
Parks and Recreation2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
About Cherry2012writer: "Suite Bergamasque: Passepied", "Arabesque No. 1", "Reverie"
Musik in der Luft2012TV Movie writer: "Clair de Lune"
Wakey Wakey2012/Iwriter: "Pour Invoquer Pan, Dieu du Vent d'Ete"
3682011Short writer: "Serenade for the Doll"
Boats2011Short writer: "Arabesque No. 1"
Empty Sky2011Short writer: "Clair de Lune"
Wreckers2011writer: "Clair de Lune" - uncredited
Hotel Desire2011Short "Claire de Lune", uncredited
902102011TV Series 1 episode
Rise of the Planet of the Apes2011writer: "Clair de Lune"
White CollarTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2011 performer - 1 episode, 2010
Et ils gravirent la montagne2011Short writer: "Nuages", from "Nocturnes"
Nostalgia Critic2011TV Series music - 1 episode
Maho Shojo Madoka Magica2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dinner Date2010Video short writer: "Golliwog's Catwalk"
Hullaballoo(n)2010Short writer: "Clair de Lune from 'Suite Bergamasque'"
The Event2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse2010performer: "Clair de Lune" / writer: "Clair de Lune"
Sound of Noise2010writer: "Children's Corner: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum"
Murdoch Mysteries2009-2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
La Rafle2010writer: "Clair de Lune"
Coursier2010writer: "Clair de lune" excerpt
Alison Balsom - Der Glanz der Trompete2010TV Movie documentary music: "Syrinx für Flöte Solo 1913, arr. für Trompete Solo"
Une exécution ordinaire2010writer: "Claire de Lune"
The Extra Man2010writer: "Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor: Finale Très Animé
The Beacon2009writer: "Deux Arabesques" - as Claude Debussey
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak2009TV Short documentary writer: "Clair De Lune"
Nel nome del male2009TV Movie writer: "Prelude 7 'The Girld with the Flaxen Hair'"
Glee2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Inspector Lewis2008-2009TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Certainty2009Documentary writer: "Des Pas Sur La Neige"
Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura2009"Arabesque No.1" for harp
In the Loop2009writer: "Sonata for Violin and Piano I. Allegro Vivo"
True Blood2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Twilight2008/Iwriter: "Claire de Lune"
South ParkTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Robinson Crusoe: The Great Blitzkrieg2008Video writer: "Lapres Midi Dun Faune"
Pelléas et Mélisande, le chant des aveugles2008Documentary music: "Pelléas et Mélisande"
Kissing Paris2008writer: "Mouvement"
Tokyo Sonata2008writer: "Claire de Lune"
Chemical Wedding2008writer: "Prelude
Brotherly2008Short "Images II pour piano: Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fuit"
Spisok korabley2008Documentary writer: "Reflets dans l'eau", "La mer"
Made of Honor2008writer: "Arabesque No. 1"
Adagio sostenuto2008"Et la lune descends sur le temple qui fuit"
Parashat Ha-ShavuaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Atonement2007writer: "Clair de Lune"
Teardrop2007Short writer: "Arabesque"
The Darjeeling Limited2007writer: "Clair de Lune"
Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music2007TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Ocean's Thirteen2007writer: "Suite Bergamasque, Clair de Lune, No. 3" 1890-1905
Chez Maupassant2007TV Series music - 1 episode
En marge des jours2007TV Movie writer: "Quatuor en Sol Mineur Op. 18"
Bozí pole s.r.o.2007TV Mini-Series writer: "Reverie"
Kyut2006Documentary short music: "Claire de Lune"
A Good Year2006writer: "2 Arabesques: No. 1 Andantino con Moto"
Ficció2006writer: "Clair de lune"
El próximo oriente2006writer: "Claro de luna Clair de lune"
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Last Train to Freo2006writer: "Claire de Lune"
Sisters2006Video writer: "Clair de lune" - uncredited
Kimyô na sâkasu2005writer: "Clair de Lune"
The First Day of My Life2005Short writer: "Claire de Lune"
Alma Gêmea2005TV Series writer: "Clair de Lune"
You're Gonna Miss Me2005Documentary writer: "Des Pas Sur La Neige"
The Beat That My Heart Skipped2005"Des pas sur la neige in préludes I"
Gran Turismo 42004Video Game writer: "La fille aux cheveux de lin", "Clair de lune", "Reverie"
Saint Ralph2004"Clair de lune", uncredited
Ladies in Lavender2004"The Girl With The Flaxen Hair"
The Sopranos2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Man on Fire2004writer: "Clair de Lune"
Feux rouges2004writer: "Nuages"
Marie and Bruce2004writer: "Pour Les Agreements", "Pour Les Sonorities Opposes" - as Claude DeBussy
Io no2003writer: "Arabesque"
Drakengard2003Video Game writer: "Le Mer"
Berlin Philharmonic Europakonzert: From Lisbon2003TV Special music: "Fêtes Trois Nocturnes"
Ginger and Cinnamon2003writer: "Quatuor en Sol Mineur Assez vif et bien rythmé"
Malcolm in the Middle2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dog Soldiers2002"Clair de Lune"
Ocean's Eleven2001writer: "Clair de lune de la 'Suite Bergamasque' - Adante tres expressif", "Clair de lune from 'Suite Bergamasque'"
Joyful Partaking2001writer: "Le Cathedral Engloutie"
Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky2001music: "L'Après-midi d'un Faune"
Bartleby2001writer: "Preludes"
Monarch of the Glen2001TV Series 1 episode
Rick Wakeman: The Legend Live in Concert 20002000Video writer: "Clair De Lune"
Zawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa2000music: "CLAIR DE LUNE" from SUITE BERGAMASQUE
The Golden Bowl2000music: "Sarabande, from 'Pour le Piano'"
Clair de Lune2000Short writer: "Clair de Lune"
Pelléas et Mélisande1999/ITV Movie "Pelléas et Mélisande" / music: "Pelléas et Mélisande"
Pelléas et Mélisande1999/IITV Movie writer: "Pelléas et Mélisande"
Bicentennial Man1999writer: "Petite Suite"
With or Without You1999writer: "Reverie"
The Craic1999writer: "Arabesque#1 in E Major"
Histeria!1998TV Series music - 1 episode
Strisser på Samsø1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Everybody Loves Raymond1998TV Series music - 1 episode
Seven Years in Tibet1997writer: "Clair de Lune"
The Game1997writer: "Clair De Lune"
Little Red Riding Hood1997Short "Prélude
Bloodsport III1996Video "Clair De Lune"
Ruth Orkin: Frames of Life1996Documentary short music: "Golliwoog's Cake Walk"
The Ren & Stimpy ShowTV Series music - 4 episodes, 1991 - 1996 writer - 1 episode, 1992
The Leading Man1996performer: "La fille aux cheveux au lin"
Long Vacation1996TV Series writer: "La Fille aux Chevenux de Lin", "Clair de lune"
Inspector Morse1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Fallen Angels1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Other Voices, Other Rooms1995writer: "Prelude No. 6 Des pas sur la neige"
Life 1011995Video writer: "Sirens"
The Usual Suspects1995music: "Le sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir"
Six Degrees of Separation1993"Quartet in G minor, Op. 10"
Animaniacs1993TV Series music - 1 episode
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues1993"String Quartet in G Minor; Opus 10"
Vale Abraão1993music: "Clair de Lune", "Après un rêve" from "3 Mélodies, op. 6" undredited
The Scent of Green Papaya1993music: "Clair de lune, Suite Bergamasque"
Pinocchio1992Video writer: "Clair De Lune"
Beauty and the Beast1992/IIVideo writer: "Clair De Lune"
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes1992TV Series music - 1 episode
Frankie and Johnny1991writer: "CLAIRE DE LUNE"
Look Who's Toxic1990writer: "Syrinx"
Disturbed1990writer: "Clair de Lune"
La femme fardée1990writer: "Reverie"
Graffiti Bridge1990writer: "Dance Sacrée et Dance Profane"
Henry & June1990writer: "Sonata for Violin and Piano: First Movement"
May Fools1990music: "Prélude: 'Général Lavine' Eccentric"
Brutal Glory1989Video writer: "Harp Piece"
Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills1989writer: "Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum" and "Golliwog's Cake Walk"
Camille Claudel1988music: "Spleen"
War and Remembrance1988TV Mini-Series music - 1 episode
Salome's Last Dance1988arranger: "Gymnopedie No.3" / music: "Le Martyre de Saint Sebastiane", "Le Parfum de la Nuit", "Clair de Lune", "Nuages", "Gigues"
Lady in White1988"Clair de Lune", uncredited
Die Wicherts von nebenan1988TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pelléas et Mélisande1987TV Movie writer: "Pelléas et Mélisande"
Best Seller1987writer: "REVERIE"
Born of Fire1987music: "Syrinx"
Castaway1986"CLAIR DE LUNE"
Les louves1986TV Movie music: "La Cathedrale Engloutie", "Les Danseuses de Delphes" - uncredited
The Adventures of Milo and Otis1986"Dialogue du vent et de la mer"
Down and Out in Beverly Hills1986music: "Clair de lune" - uncredited
Escalier C1985music: "Quatuor Opus 10"
Reflections1984music: "The Girl With the Flaxen Hair" - uncredited
The Jewel in the Crown1984TV Mini-Series music - 1 episode
Repentance1984writer: "Les Pas sur la neige"
The Right Stuff1983writer: "Claire de Lune" - uncredited
And the Ship Sails On1983writer: "Clair de Lune"

Music Department

El teorema de Santiago2016Documentary composer: theme music
Alter Ego2016music
How I Met Neji and Mad Bor2015Short stock music
5 Schritte zur Freiheit - Impressionen & Outtakes2015Video documentary short composer: stock music
No place like Oz2013Short music
Whale!2012Short music
The Lost Princess2012music
Pelleas et Melisande2012TV Movie music by
Sudden Flashes of Light2012Short music
Pelléas et Mélisande2012TV Movie music by
Musik nach dem Krieg - Kosovo zwischen Trauma und Neubeginn2011TV Movie documentary music
Gran Turismo 52010Video Game music
Pelleas et Melisande2009TV Movie music by
KH12009Short composer: stock music
La capsule de l'homme-fiction2008Short composer: stock music
The Tuning Fork by Edward Gorey2006Short music
Bagoly-folyó2006Short composer: stock music
Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande2004TV Movie music by
Merci pour le Chocolat2000composer: additional music - as Debussy
Claude Debussy - Piano Masterpieces (5)2000Video short music
Pelléas et Mélisande1999/ITV Movie music by
Pelléas et Mélisande1999/IITV Movie music by
Pelléas et Mélisande1993TV Movie music by
Nachtblau1991Short composer: stock music
Pelléas et Mélisande1987TV Movie music by
George Burns Comedy Week1985TV Series composer - 1 episode
Le martyre de Saint Sébastien1984TV Movie music by
Brugge, die stille1981composer: theme music


From Paris with Love2016Short music


David Gandy's Goodnight2013Short the producers wish to thank

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