George Avakian

Music Department, Additional Crew

Music Department, Additional Crew


George Avakian was born on March 15, 1919 in Armarvir, Russia as George Mesrop Avakian. He is known for his work on End of the Road (1970), Cops and Robbers (1973) and Four Friends (1981). He was married to Anahid Ajemian. He died on November 22, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
Birth date
1919-03-15
Death date
2017-11-22
Awards
2 wins.

Known For


End of the Road
End of the Road
Music Department (1970)
Cops and Robbers
Cops and Robbers
Music Department (1973)
Four Friends
Four Friends
Music Department (1981)
Jazz on a Summer's Day
Jazz on a Summer's Day
Music Department (1959)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Music departmentFour Friends
(music executive)
1981
Music departmentCops and Robbers
(music producer) / (music supervisor)
1973
Music departmentEnd of the Road
(Music Producer) / (music supervisor)
1970
Music departmentJazz on a Summer's Day
(Documentary) (music supervisor) / (musical director)
1959
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewMahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
(Documentary) (photos)
1997
RoleTitleYear
ThanksMahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
(Documentary) (extra special thanks)
1997
RoleTitleYear
SelfPlay That, Teo
(Documentary) (post-production) Self
SelfThe 60th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Producer, Music Executive (In Memoriam) (credit only)
2018
SelfErroll Garner: No One Can Hear You Read
(Documentary)
2012
SelfAn Amazing Time: A Conversation About End of the Road
(Video documentary short) Self
2012
SelfBert Stern: Original Madman
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfReputations
(TV Series documentary) Self - record producer - Billie Holiday: Sensational Lady (2001) ... Self - record producer
2001
SelfThe Miles Davis Story
(TV Movie documentary)
2001
SelfCulture Shock
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - The Devil's Music: 1920s Jazz (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfMahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
(Documentary) Self
1997
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... Self
1989
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageBritain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned
(TV Movie documentary) Self (2002)
2014