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Stan Getz (1927–1991)


Stan Getz was born on February 2, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Stanley Gayetzby. He is known for his work on V for Vendetta (2005), Gattaca (1997) and The Foreigner (2017). He was married to Monica Silfverskiold and Beverly Byrne. He died on June 6, 1991 in Malibu, California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 64) in Malibu, California, USA

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Known For

V for Vendetta Soundtrack
(2005)
Gattaca Soundtrack
(1997)
The Foreigner Soundtrack
(2017)
Munich Soundtrack
(2005)

Filmography

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 1991 The Marrying Man (musician: tenor saxophone solos)
 1990 In Defense of a Married Man (TV Movie) (music performer)
 1983 The Story of Piera (musician: saxophone solo)
 1981 Est-ce bien raisonnable? (musician: tenor and soprano sax)
 1979 Een pak slaag (musician: sax solos)
 1977 Death of a Corrupt Man (musician: saxophone)
 1967-1975 Ironside (TV Series) (musician - 195 episodes)
- The Rolling Y (1975) ... (musician: saxophone soloist)
- The Organizer (1975) ... (musician: saxophone soloist)
- A Matter of Life or Death (1975) ... (musician: saxophone soloist)
- The Faded Image (1975) ... (musician: saxophone soloist)
- The Return of Eleanor Rogers (1975) ... (musician: saxophone soloist)
 1972 Monsanto Night Presents Michel Legrand (TV Special) (musician: saxophone)
 1969-1970 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series) (musician - 22 episodes)
- I Thought, You Thought (1970) ... (musician: saxophone)
- The Important Word Is 'And' (1970) ... (musician: saxophone)
- A Loaf of Bread, a Bar of Soap and a Jar of Peanut Butter (1970) ... (musician: saxophone soloist)
- The Unbirthday Present (1970) ... (musician: saxophone)
- Money Is a Five Letter Word (1970) ... (musician: saxophone)
 1965 Mickey One (musician: improvisations)
 1958 Youthful Sinners (musician)
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (musician: saxophone)
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Other Works:

CD: "Ballads and Bossa Nova" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Stan Getz Quartette
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Trivia:

Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1983. See more »

Nickname:

The Sound

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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