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About 'Funeral March of a Marionette (Theme from Alfred Hitchcock Presents)'
Gounod, Charles (biography)
June 17, 1818
October 18, 1893
Charles Francois Gounod (June 17, 1818 - October 18, 1893) was a French composer, best known for his opera Faust.
The Funeral March of a Marionette (Marche funÃ¨bre d'une marionnette) is a short piece by Charles Gounod. It was written in 1872 for solo piano and orchestrated in 1879. It is perhaps best known as the theme music for the television program Alfred Hitchcock Presents, which originally aired from 1955 to 1965.