Hans May

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Hans May
Born 11 July 1886
Austro-Hungarian Empire
Died 31 December 1958
London, England
United Kingdom
Other names Johannes Mayer
Occupation Composer
Years active 1925 - 1958 (film)

Hans May (1886–1958) was an Austrian-born film composer who went into exile in Britain after the Nazis came to power in his homeland. May composed over a hundred film scores. He wrote a musical Wedding in Paris in 1954.

Selected filmography


  • Bergfelder, Tim & Cargnelli, Christian. Destination London: German-speaking emigrés and British cinema, 1925-1950. Berghahn Books, 2008.

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