Season 21, Episode 3 David Hockney: The Colors of Music

First Aired: July 18, 2007

A profile of influential British-born artist David Hockney, who created opera sets and costumes until, in about 1993, a congenital hearing problem forced him to retire from that endeavor. Here, his final two years of working in opera are chronicled, including his last effort, Richard Strauss' “Die Frau Ohne Schatten.” Included: excerpts from operas by Mozart, Poulenc, Puccini, Ravel, Satie, Stravinsky and Wagner.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal… (more)

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