Oliver Kraus

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Oliver Kraus (born 1970 in Shepherd's Bush, London) is an English musician best known for his work as a cellist and string arranger/ producer and composer for film and television.

String arrangements and performance[edit]

Kraus has performed with numerous international artists, both on tour and in studio. As an arranger, he has written, arranged and performed strings for many artists including:[1]

Film and television[edit]

As a composer, Kraus has written music for film and television with frequent collaboration with The Cure drummer, Jason Cooper.


  • The Great Gatsby, dir Baz Luhrmann, song Kill and Run Producer and Arrangement, sung by Sia Furler, 2013
  • Eclipse, dir. David Slade, song My Love co-written with Sia Furler, produced by Oliver Kraus, 2010
  • From Within, dir. Phedon Papamichael, 2008 winner of Grand Jury Award for Best Music Score at the Solstice Film Festival
  • , dir. Mike Hawley, 2007
  • The Power of the Game, dir. Michael Apted, 2007
  • Spiderhole, dir. Daniel Simpson, 2009
  • The Uninvited, dir. Daniel Simpson, 1999
  • h dir, Daniel Simpson 1969
  • Handle With Care, dir, Alexis Bowler & Sandy Hunt, WWF 1992, Awards: Winner Best Children’s Program at Chicago International Children's Film Festival; New England Children's Film festival; British Animation Week, National Film Theatre, London; Edinburgh International Film Festival.


  • Meercats Natural World BBC 2 2003
  • What's the Big Idea Series Discovery Ch 2004
  • Cheetahs Natural World BBC 2 2005
  • The Battle with my Brain Despatches C4 2005
  • Toki's Tale Natural World BBC 2 2007
  • Macintyre Investigates Series BBC 1 2002-3
  • Whistleblowers Series BBC 1 2004-6
  • Dogfighting Panorama BBC 1 2007


  1. ^ a b "Oliver Kraus Credits". Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  2. ^ McCormick, Moira (6 June 2003). "Orton rises above the crowd". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 


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