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Elliot Goldenthal


Elliot Goldenthal is an Academy Award-winning composer best known for his original music scores for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007), among his other works. He was born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a house-painter, and his mother was a seamstress. Young Goldenthal was fond of music and theatre, he ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Heat
Heat Composer
(1995)
Public Enemies
Public Enemies Composer
(2009)
Across the Universe
(2007)

Filmography

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 2010 Elliot Goldenthal: O Mistress (Video short)
 2010/I The Tempest
 2005 The Making of 'Heat' (Video documentary)
 2003 S.W.A.T.
 2003 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2002/I The Good Thief
 2002 Frida
 2000 The Making of 'Titus' (Video documentary)
 1999 Titus
 1999 In Dreams
 1998 Sphere
 1995 Heat
 1995 Voices
 1994 Cobb
 1994 Roswell (TV Movie)
 1993 Golden Gate
 1992 Alien 3
 1992/II Behind the Scenes (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1992 Fool's Fire (TV Movie)
 1991 Grand Isle
 1990 Criminal Justice (TV Movie)
 1989 Pet Sematary
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Other Works:

Other stage works: "The Transposed Heads" (musical based on Thomas Mann's novella), "The King Stag" (directed by Andrei Serban), "Liberty's Taken" (an original musical co-created with David Chandler (aka "David Suehsdorf") and Julie Taymor), and incidental music for William Shakespeare's "The Tempest", "The Taming of the Shrew", "Titus Andronicus... See more »

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Was introduced to Julie Taymor by a mutual friend in 1980 who felt they shared a similar sense of the grotesque. Although they have been together over 20 years, they have never married. See more »

Trademark:

Atonal and brutal in his action music, sometimes in underscore. Tends to use very fast French horn bending tones/whining.

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