Maud Nelissen is a Dutch composer and pianist who has particularly dedicated herself to the creation of musical accompaniment for silent films.
She worked in Italy with Charlie Chaplin’s last music arranger Eric James, Since then she has been performing at festivals and special events in Europe, The United States and Asia. 
She founded her own ensemble, ‘The Sprockets’, for silent film accompaniment, and performs solo, with the Sprockets or with various other ensembles and orchestras in Holland and abroad.
Among her most notable orchestral scores is that for Erich von Stroheim’s 1925 classic THE MERRY WIDOW, interpolating themes from Franz Léhar’s operetta with the permissionof the composer’s estate and THE PATSY with Marion  Davies.  

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