Top 10 movie composers of all time

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1.
Ennio Morricone
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 film scores were relatively undistinguished...
“ Once Upon a Time in America ; The Good,The Bad and The Ugly ” - tskito713
 
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“ The lord of the rings ” - tskito713
 
3.
Hans Zimmer
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired on MTV (August 1, 1981)...
“ The Rock ; Gladiator ; Pirates of the Caribbean ” - tskito713
 
4.
Nino Rota
Composer, The Godfather
Born in Milan in 1911 into a family of musicians, Nino Rota was first a student of Orefice and Pizzetti. Then, still a child, he moved to Rome where he completed his studies at the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in 1929 with Alfredo Casella. In the meantime, he had become an 'enfant prodige', famous both as a composer and as an orchestra conductor...
“ The Godfather ” - tskito713
 
5.
James Horner
Music Department, Titanic
James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master's degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He later completed his Ph.D...
“ Titanic ; Braveheart ” - tskito713
 
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John Williams
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 nominations (five wins)...
“ Star wars ; jurassik park ” - tskito713
 
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Nick Glennie-Smith
Music Department, The Lion King
“ The lion king ; The Man in the Iron Mask ” - tskito713
 
8.
Trevor Rabin
Composer, The Guardian
Trevor Rabin was born in South Africa in 1954. He began playing guitar at the age of 12 after having had piano lessons since he was a toddler. In 1972 he formed the band Rabbit becoming the most successful rock act ever to emerge from South Africa. Rabin left Rabbit to pursue a solo career in London and released three solo albums...
“ Armageddon ” - tskito713
 
9.
Charlie Clouser
Composer, Saw
Charlie Clouser is a multi-instrumentalist and composer for film, television, and games who lives in Los Angeles. The recipient of ten BMI Film & TV Music awards, Charlie has also received ten platinum and gold record awards for his work with nine inch nails, White Zombie, and others. His scores for...
“ Saw ” - tskito713
 
10.
Bill Conti
Music Department, Falcon Crest
“ Rocky ” - tskito713