According to IMDB – Else Blangsted was born on May 22, 1920 in Würzburg, Germany as Else Siegel. She is known for her work on Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), And Justice for All (1979) and Tootsie (1982). She was married to Folmar Blangsted and Eric Seelig. She died on May 1, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Else Blangsted Birth: May 22, 1920 in Würzburg, Germany
Else Blangsted Died: May 1, 2020 (age 99) in Los Angeles, California, USA

Else Blangsted is a top movie music editor who worked with Dave Grusin and Michel Legrand, she was haunted by the fate of her first child.

Else Blangsted, who fled Nazi Germany as a teen believing she had given delivery to a stillborn youngster, then regularly constructed a profession as a number one music editor on Hollywood movies, died on May 1 in Los Angeles. She was 99.

“Else Blangsted, who won acclaim as a music editor, had only three credentials when she was hired for the job: She could read music and play the piano and guitar.” Credit – Johanna Shapiro

Below is the tweet from NYT Obituaries –

Else Siegel was born on May 22, 1920, in Würzburg, Germany. Her father, Siegmund, was a horse dealer, and her mom, Lilly (Oppenheimer) Siegel, was a homemaker, with whom Else had a tough relationship. In a profile in The New Yorker in 1988, she stated her mom subjected her to “a lifetime of misdemeanors, punishments and an absence of forgiveness.”

When she was 15, she started relationship Eric Seelig, then, 24, and shortly after grew to become pregnant. She advised nobody. Soon after, with the Nuremberg Laws proscribing the place Jews like her may attend faculty, her household dispatched her to a Jewish boarding faculty in Switzerland. It was September of 1936.

By January 1937, when she was seven months pregnant, the tightness of her corset was inflicting her to faint. Desperate and ashamed, she tried to kill herself by mendacity on a snowy hill close to the college, hoping to freeze to dying.

She was discovered hours later, her decrease legs frostbitten. Her secret was out.

Else Blangsted Filmography

1990 – The Bonfire of the Vanities (editorial music consultant)
1990 – Caroline? (TV Movie) (music consultant)
1989 – The Shell Seekers (TV Movie) (music consultant)
1989 – The Fabulous Baker Boys (music editorial consultant)
1989 – A Dry White Season (music editor)
1989 – Meet the Hollowheads (music consultant)
1989 – Home Fires Burning (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
1988 – Clara’s Heart (music editor)
1988 – Little Girl Lost (TV Movie) (supervising music editor)
1988 – The Milagro Beanfield War (supervising music editor)
1987*batteries not included (supervising music editor)
1987 – Foxfire (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
1987 – Nuts (supervising music editor)
1987 – A Stranger Waits (TV Movie) (music editor)
1987 – The Room Upstairs (TV Movie) (music editor)
1987 – Square Dance (music editor)
1986 – Christmas Eve (TV Movie) (music editor)
1986 – Christmas Snow (TV Movie) (music editor)
1986 – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (supervising music editor)
1986 – Children of a Lesser God (supervising music editor)
1986 – One Crazy Summer (supervising music editor)
1986 – As Summers Die (TV Movie) (music editor)
1986 – Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (music editor – as Elsa Blangstead)
1985 – The Color Purple (supervising music editor)
1985 – Love Is Never Silent (TV Movie) (supervising music editor)
1985 – The Journey of Natty Gann (music editor)
1985 – Volunteers (music editor)
1985 – The Goonies (supervising music editor)
1985 – Moving Violations (music editor)
1985Guilty Conscience (TV Movie) (music editor)
1985Love Lives on (TV Movie) (music editor)
1985The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini Series) (music editor – 2 episodes)
– Episode #1.2 (1985) … (music editor)
– Episode #1.1 (1985) … (music editor)
1985Obsessed with a Married Woman (TV Movie) (music editor)
1985Surviving (TV Movie) (music editor)
1984Falling in Love (music editor)
1984Heartsounds (TV Movie) (music editor)
1984A Soldier’s Story (music editor)
1984All of Me (music editor)
1984Under the Volcano (music editor – as Elsa Blangsted)
1984Racing with the Moon (music editor)
1984License to Kill (TV Movie) (supervising music editor)
1983Marvin & Tige (music editor)
1983Dance of the Dwarfs (music editor)
1983The Man with Two Brains (music editor)
1983Cross Creek (music editor)
1982Best Friends (music editor)
1982Six Weeks (music editor)
1982Tootsie (music editor)
1982Ziggy’s Gift (TV Short) (music editor)
1982Two of a Kind (TV Movie) (music editor)
1982Rehearsal for Murder (TV Movie) (music editor)
1982Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (music editor)
1982Things Are Tough All Over (music editor)
1982The Border (music editor)
1981On Golden Pond (supervising music editor)
1981Absence of Malice (music editor)
1981Angel Dusted (TV Movie) (music editor)
1980My Bodyguard (music editor)
1980All God’s Children (TV Movie) (music editor)
1979The Electric Horseman (music editor)
1979The Great Santini (music editor)
1979And Justice for All (music editor)
1979Meatballs (music editor)
1979Sanctuary of Fear (TV Movie) (music editor)
1978Long Journey Back (TV Movie) (music editor)
1978Goin’ South (music editor)
1978Casey’s Shadow (music editor)
1978The Betsy (music editor)
1977Something for Joey (TV Movie) (music editor)
1977The Domino Principle (music editor)
1977Fun with Dick and Jane (music editor)
1976The Front (music editor)
1976Helter Skelter (TV Mini Series) (music editor – 2 episodes)
– Part II (1976) … (music editor)
– Part I (1976) … (music editor)
1976The Blue Knight (TV Series) (music editor – 2 episodes)
– A Slower Beat (1976) … (music editor)
– Mariachi (1976) … (music editor)
1975The Master Gunfighter (music editor)
1975The Runaways (TV Movie) (music editor)
1974Mixed Company (music editor)
1974Apple’s Way (TV Series) (music editor – 2 episodes)
– The First Love (1974) … (music editor)
– The Tornado (1974) … (music editor)
1973Oklahoma Crude (music editor)
1973Terror in the Wax Museum (music editor)
1973Walking Tall (music editor)
1973 – Voyage of the Yes (TV Movie) (music editor)
1972 – The Only Way Home (music consultant)
1971 – My Old Man’s Place (music editor)
1971 – Billy Jack (music editor)
1970 – Where’s Poppa? (music editor)
1970 – Getting Straight (music editor)
1970 – The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (music editor – uncredited)
1969 – The Happy Ending (music editor)
1967 – Who’s Minding the Mint? (music editor – uncredited)
1964 – One Man’s Way (assistant music editor)
1955 – Picnic (music editor – uncredited)

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