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Dun Tan


Dun Tan was born on August 18, 1957 in Si Mao, Hunan Province, China. He is known for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Hero (2002) and Fallen (1998). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Heaven's Gate (Documentary)
 2007 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 The Banquet
 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 The Map
 2002 Opera 'Tea - Chakyouibun' Tan Dun Sakkyoku (TV Movie) (music composed and conducted by)
 2002 Hero
 1998 In the Name of the Emperor (Documentary)
 1998 Fallen
 1995 Nan Jing 1937
 1995 Broken Silence (Documentary)
 1994 Aktion K (Documentary)
 1989 China in Revolution: 1911-1949 (Documentary)
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Beautiful melodies are timeless, boundless, and appeal to all hearts. I think of a melody as a vibration that is emitted naturally from the body. See more »

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Became famous around China for his "Heaven, Earth, Mankind" Symphony composed in celebration of the 1997 Hong Kong handover, using a complete set of "Bian Zhong", a priceless set of bronze bells in various sizes built over 2000 years ago. See more »

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