Oliver Kraus

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Oliver Kraus
Born 1970 (age 46–47)
Shepherd's Bush, London, England
Occupation(s) Musician, arranger, composer
Instruments Cello

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.


  • Meerkats 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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