Hubert Bath

born on 6/11/1883 in Barnstaple, Devon, United Kingdom

died on 24/4/1945 in Harefield, Greater London, United Kingdom

Hubert Bath

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Hubert Charles Bath (6 November 188324 April 1945) was a British film composer, music director, and conductor. His credits include Tudor Rose (1936), A Yank at Oxford (1938) and Millions Like Us (1943).

Biography

Bath was born in Barnstaple, Devon in 1883.

In 1924, Bath was named as co-respondent in the divorce case between Colonel Alfred Rawlinson and the actress Jean Aylwin.[1]

His composition Out of the Blue has been used as the theme music of Sports Report since the programme started in 1948. Also well-known is his Cornish Rhapsody, written for, and essential to the plot of, the 1944 film Love Story.

Death

He died in Harefield, Middlesex in 1945, aged 61.

Personal life

His son John Bath (1915-2004) was also a film composer.

Selected filmography

  • The Informer (1929)
  • The Plaything (1929)
  • Tell England (1931)
  • His Lordship (1936)
  • Non-Stop New York (1937)
  • The Great Barrier (1937)

Notes

  1. Actress's Flat in Chelsea - Composer Friend Cited as Co-Respondent, 15 May 1924, pp. 3. URL accessed on 12 December 2012.

External links

  • Hubert Bath at the Internet Movie Database
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