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While attending the 38th Toronto International Film Festival Trevor Hogg had the opportunity to chat with Rolfe Kent about composing the musical scores for Labor Day, Bad Words and Dom Hemingway... 

I don’t know if it’s a gift or a need to do it,” observes Rolfe Kent (Wedding Crashers).   “When I heard something on the radio I would spend time figuring it out, working it out.”  Movies were also a source of intrigue.  “I remember seeing Railway Children [1970] as a kid and loving it.  The point when I put the two together was when I was about 11 or 12 and realized I would have music in my head when I got home from the cinema.”  The epiphany led to the British youth pursuing a career as a self-taught composer.  “The business doesn’t require training.  I started in student theatre and then did industrial videos and student shorts.  I worked my way up. »

- Trevor

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