Thank you for your score

by aalibingo | created - 25 Jan 2012 | updated - 25 Jan 2012 | Public

I love their music!

1. Dario Marianelli

Composer | Atonement

Dario Marianelli was born on June 21, 1963 in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. He is known for his work on Atonement (2007), Anna Karenina (2012) and Pride & Prejudice (2005).

Pride and Prejudice, Atonement and Jane Eyre

2. Alexandre Desplat

Composer | The King's Speech

Alexandre Desplat was born on August 23, 1961 in Paris, Île-de-France, France as Alexandre Michel Gerard Desplat. He is known for his work on The King's Speech (2010), Argo (2012) and The Queen (2006).

Coco avant Chanel

3. John Williams

Music_department | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

As one of the best known, awarded, and financially successful composers in US history, John Williams is as easy to recall as John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland or Leonard Bernstein, illustrating why he is "America's composer" time and again. With a massive list of awards that includes over 41 Oscar ...

Memoirs of a Geisha and the Harry Potter series

4. Ilan Eshkeri

Composer | Layer Cake

Ilan Eshkeri is an award winning British composer whose work uses multiple disciplines in various fields of art. Composer, songwriter, producer and conductor, Eshkeri's work is performed in concert halls, theatres, galleries and on film & television; his eclectic body of work is linked by his love ...

The Young Victoria

5. Thomas Newman

Music_department | WALL·E

Thomas Newman is an American film score composer. He was born in Los Angeles. His father was notable film score composer Alfred Newman (1900-1970). The Newman family is of Russian-Jewish descent, and includes several other well-known musicians. Thomas' mother Martha Louis Montgomery (1920-2005) ...

American Beauty

6. Ennio Morricone

Composer | The Hateful Eight

A classmate of director Sergio Leone with whom he would form one of the great director/composer partnerships (right up there with Eisenstein & Prokofiev, Hitchcock & Herrmann, Fellini & Rota), Ennio Morricone studied at Rome's Santa Cecilia Conservatory, where he specialized in trumpet. His first ...

Inglourious Basterds

7. Martin Phipps

Composer | Peaky Blinders

Coming from a musical background, Martin read drama at Manchester University. Fortunately for the acting profession, he decided to concentrate his energies on writing music. Since scoring his first TV drama Eureka Street in 2002, he has gone on to write music for many of the most interesting series...

Persuasion and Sense and Sensibility

8. Yann Tiersen

Composer | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Yann Tiersen was born on June 23, 1970 in Brest, Finistère, France. He is a composer, known for Amélie (2001), Good Bye Lenin! (2003) and Tabarly (2008).

Amelie and Good Bye Lenin!

9. Joe Hisaishi

Composer | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Joe Hisaishi was born on December 6, 1950 in Nagano, Japan as Mamoru Fujisawa. He is known for his work on Spirited Away (2001), Kaze tachinu (2013) and Ponyo (2008).

Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service and My Neighbour Totoro

10. John Lunn

Composer | Downton Abbey

John Lunn's music possesses a wonderfully unique voice that spans a wide spectrum of musical styles. Classically trained, yet contemporary in attitude, he combines a highly intelligent and sensitive approach with a sound that always hits at the emotional heart of a piece. His scores, which match ...

Downton Abbey and Little Dorrit

11. Samuel Sim

Composer | Awake

Emma

12. Rachel Portman

Composer | Never Let Me Go

Rachel Portman was born on December 11, 1960 in Haslemere, Surrey, England as Rachel Mary Berkeley Portman. She is known for her work on Never Let Me Go (2010), Chocolat (2000) and Emma (1996). She has been married to Uberto Pasolini since 1995. They have three children.

The Duchess

13. Paul Englishby

Music_department | If Only

Award winning composer Paul Englishby is prolific and versatile, producing critically acclaimed scores for Film, Theatre, TV, Dance and the Concert Hall. He is best known for his Emmy Award winning jazz inflected music to David Hare's Page Eight, his beautiful orchestral score to the Oscar ...

An Education