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...See full bio »
2000How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(writer: "Where Are You, Christmas?" / music: "Happy Who-lidays", "How I Love Who-liday Shopping", "Who-bilation", "Come, Come All Ye Whos", "Christmas, Why Can't I Find You?")
(performer: "CANTATA FOR THE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION" Op.74: "The Philosophers" / arranger: "CANTATA FOR THE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION" Op.74: "The Philosophers")
I had no idea who Jerry Goldsmith or John Williams were before I did
The Hand. I'm sure that I was influenced by Goldsmith's large orchestral scores when I started out, and that was because the people who employed me wanted that kind of sound. I wasn't in a position to say, 'Go to Hell!'
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