Film Composers

by elafini | created - 22 Jul 2012 | updated - 28 Jul 2013 | Public

2. Abel Korzeniowski

Composer | A Single Man

Born on the 18th of July, 1972, in Cracow, Poland. In 1996 graduated the instrumental studies (specialization: cello), and then in 2000 graduated with merit from the composition class of Krzysztof Penderecki at the Music Academy in Cracow. At the same Academy, in the years 1999-2000, he was an ...

3. Shigeru Umebayashi

Composer | Yi dai zong shi

Shigeru Umebayashi was born on February 19, 1951 in Kitakyushu, Japan. He is a composer, known for The Grandmaster (2013), 2046 (2004) and House of Flying Daggers (2004).

4. Hans Zimmer

Composer | Gladiator

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 ...

5. John Barry

Music_department | Dances with Wolves

John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...

6. Alan Menken

Soundtrack | Beauty and the Beast

New York-songwriter and film composer, Alan Menken is best known for his unforgettable music for Disney movies like Calypso music of The Little Mermaid (1989), the tale as old as time of Beauty and the Beast (1991), the Arabian tale Aladdin (1992) or the beloved song Colors of the Wind from ...

7. Alan Silvestri

Composer | The Polar Express

In over thirty years as a film composer, Alan Silvestri has blazed an innovative trail with his exciting and melodic scores, winning the applause of Hollywood and movie audiences the world over.

Born in Manhattan in 1950, Alan was first drawn to music at an early age. Beginning as a drummer, his ...

8. Alberto Iglesias

Composer | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Alberto Iglesias was born in 1955 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain as Alberto Iglesias Fernández-Berridi. He is known for his work on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), La piel que habito (2011) and The Constant Gardener (2005).

9. Angelo Badalamenti

Music_department | Mulholland Dr.

Angelo Badalamenti was born on March 22, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Mulholland Dr. (2001), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) and A Very Long Engagement (2004).

10. Armand Amar

Composer | Le concert

Armand Amar was born in 1953 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a composer, known for Le concert (2009), 1,000 Times Good Night (2013) and Amen. (2002).

11. Craig Armstrong

Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!

Craig Armstrong, born in Glasgow, 1959. Studied composition and piano at the Royal Academy of Music, London from 1977 to 1981.

From his base in Glasgow he has written for film, classical commissions and solo recordings. He has composed for Baz Lurhmann's Romeo and Juliet and Moulin Rouge!, The Quiet...

12. Malcolm Arnold

Composer | The Bridge on the River Kwai

Born in Northampton on 21st October 1921, Malcolm Arnold studied composition with Gordon Jacob and trumpet with Ernest Hall at the Royal College of Music. In 1941 he joined the trumpet section of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, becoming principal by 1943. After two years of war service and one ...

13. Basil Poledouris

Composer | The Hunt for Red October

Basil Poledouris was born on August 21, 1945 in Kansas City. He started taking piano lessons when he was 7 years old. Eventually, he went on to become a student at USC, where he studied the arts of directing, cinematography, editing, sound and, of course, music. It was also at USC he met John Milius...

14. Bernard Herrmann

Soundtrack | Taxi Driver

The man behind the low woodwinds that open Citizen Kane (1941), the shrieking violins of Psycho (1960), and the plaintive saxophone of Taxi Driver (1976) was one of the most original and distinctive composers ever to work in film. He started early, winning a composition prize at the age of 13 and ...

15. Danny Elfman

Music_department | The Nightmare Before Christmas

As Danny Elfman was growing up in the Los Angeles area, he was largely unaware of his talent for composing. It wasn't until the early 1970s that Danny and his older brother Richard Elfman started a musical troupe while in Paris; the group "Mystic Knights of Oingo-Boingo" was created for Richard's ...

16. Dimitri Tiomkin

Music_department | High Noon

Dimitri Tiomkin was a Russian Jewish composer who emigrated to America and became one of the most distinguished and best-loved music writers of Hollywood. He won a hallowed place in the pantheon of the most successful and productive composers in American film history, earning himself four Oscars ...

17. Dmitri Shostakovich

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was an internationally recognized composer whose music was in over 100 films.

He was born Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich on September 25, 1906, in St. Petersburg, ...

18. Bill Conti

Composer | For Your Eyes Only

Bill Conti was born on April 13, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is known for his work on For Your Eyes Only (1981), Rocky (1976) and The Right Stuff (1983).

19. Eleni Karaindrou

Soundtrack | Mad Max: Fury Road

Eleni Karaindrou was born in the mountain village of Teichio in central Greece and grew up in Athens, where she studied piano and theory at the Hellenikon Odion. From 1969-74 she studied ethnomusicology in Paris and, on returning to Greece, founded the Laboratory for Traditional Instruments at the ...

20. Elmer Bernstein

Composer | Far from Heaven

Elmer Bernstein was educated at the Walden School and New York University. He served in the US Army Air Corps in World War II. A prolific and respected film music composer, he was a protégé of Aaron Copland, who studied music with Roger Sessions and Stefan Wolpe. Bernstein worked in various ...

21. Ennio Morricone

Composer | The Untouchables

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 ...

22. Éric Serra

Music_department | GoldenEye

Eric Serra was born on September 9th, 1959 near Paris in France. His mother died when he was only 7 years old. His father, Claude Serra was a well-know songwriter in France in late 50s and 60s. Serra began to learn play the guitar at 11 years old and became a professional musician for Mory Kante;, ...

23. Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Composer | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Erich Wolfgang Korngold was the son of a well-known music critic. A child prodigy, he accompanied his father in playing four-handed piano arrangements by the age of five. By the age of eleven he drew his first plaudits from enthusiastic Viennese audiences (including the emperor Franz Josef) with ...

24. Franz Waxman

Composer | Sunset Blvd.

Franz Waxman (Wachsmann) pursued his dream of a career in music despite his family's misgivings. He worked for several years as a bank teller and paid for piano, harmony and composition lessons with his salary. He later moved to Berlin, where he continued his study and progress as a musician. He ...

25. Zbigniew Preisner

Composer | Trois couleurs: Bleu

Born in Poland in 1955, Zbigniew Preisner studied philosophy and history in the university of Cracow. In his twenties he started to study music in a autodidactical way: buying records and learning to write by taking the music in parts. He started to write his own compositions. His style has always ...

27. Vangelis

Composer | Alexander

Vangelis is a composer and performer who works almost exclusively with electronic instruments. He is probably most well known for his Chariots of Fire (1981) and Blade Runner (1982) soundtracks or for the tracks used in the Cosmos (1980) television series. He has been involved in many musical ...

28. Trevor Rabin

Composer | Deep Blue Sea

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 ...

29. Thomas Newman

Music_department | WALL·E

Thomas Newman is an American film score composer. He was born in Los Angeles. His father was notable film score composer Alfred Newman (1900-1970). The Newman family is of Russian-Jewish descent, and includes several other well-known musicians. Thomas' mother Martha Louis Montgomery (1920-2005) ...

30. Dun Tan

Composer | Wo hu cang long

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), Ying xiong (2002) and Fallen (1998).

31. Randy Newman

Soundtrack | The Princess and the Frog

Randy Newman was born on November 28, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Randall Stuart Newman. He has been married to Gretchen Preece since 1990. They have two children. He was previously married to Roswitha Schmale.

32. Philip Glass

Composer | The Illusionist

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Glass worked in his father's radio store and discovered music listening to the offbeat Western classical records customers didn't seem to want. He studied the violin and flute, and obtained early admission to the University of Chicago. After graduating in mathematics ...

33. Peer Raben

Soundtrack | 2046

Peer Raben was born on July 3, 1940 in Viechtafell, Viechtach, Bavaria, Germany as Wilhelm Rabenbauer. He was a composer and actor, known for 2046 (2004), Querelle (1982) and Finding Forrester (2000). He died on January 21, 2007 in Mitterfels, Bavaria.

34. Patrick Doyle

Composer | Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Patrick Doyle is a classically trained composer.

His first film score, the acclaimed adaptation of "Henry V" with Kenneth Branagh for Renaissance films was scored in 1989. He has subsequently worked with Kenneth Branagh, a long time collaborator on numerous pictures including "Dead Again", "Much Ado...

35. 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...

36. Nicola Piovani

Composer | La vita è bella

Nicola Piovani was born on May 26, 1946 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is a composer, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), La tigre e la neve (2005) and Ginger and Fred (1986).

37. Mychael Danna

Composer | Life of Pi

Mychael Danna is an Academy Award-winning film composer recognized for his evocative blending of non-western traditions with orchestral and electronic music. His highly awarded works include the Oscar-winning score for Ang Lee's Life of Pi (2012), and his many Genie Award-winning scores for ...

38. Michael Giacchino

Composer | Star Trek

Michael Giacchino is an American composer of music for films, television and video games.

Giacchino composed the scores to the television series Lost, Alias and Fringe, the video game series Medal of Honor and Call of Duty and many films such as The Incredibles (2004), Star Trek (2009), Up (2009), ...

39. Marco Beltrami

Composer | I, Robot

Marco Beltrami was born on October 7, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on I, Robot (2004), World War Z (2013) and Live Free or Die Hard (2007).

40. Gabriel Yared

Composer | The Talented Mr. Ripley

Gabriel Yared stopped his law studies at the age of 20 to work as a professional music composer. He studied with Henri Dutilleux and Maurice Ohana. He worked as a composer, orchestrator or producer for such singers as Françoise Hardy, Charles Aznavour, Gilbert Bécaud and Mireille Mathieu. He made ...

41. Goran Bregovic

Composer | Underground

In the end of '70s and all through the '80s, he was the leader of the most popular Yugoslav band "Bijelo dugme" (from Sarajevo). They published more than 10 LPs, selling altogether more than 15 million copies. He was the first one to introduce "shepperd's rock" (a kind of folk-rock) into popular ...

42. Gustavo Santaolalla

Music_department | Brokeback Mountain

Argentine musician and leader of the now defunct bands "Arco Iris" and "Soluna", Gustavo Santaolalla was one of the references of his country's national music by the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s. During the 70s he relocated to the United States, where he formed the band Wet Picnic, ...

43. Henry Mancini

Soundtrack | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, but brought up in Pennsylvania, where he played the flute in a local band, as a youth, before sending some arrangements to Benny Goodman. Goodman offered him a job and, after serving in WWII, he joined the rearranged Glenn Miller band. In 1952, he was given a two-week ...

44. Howard Shore

Music_department | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Howard Shore is a Canadian composer, born in Toronto. He was born in a Jewish family. He started studying music when 8-years-old, and played as a member of bands by the time he was 13-years-old. He was interested in a professional career in music as a teenager. He studied music at the Berklee ...

45. 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 ...

46. James Newton Howard

Composer | King Kong

James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office (1985) in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, ...

47. Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

Composer | Finding Neverland

Jan A. P. Kaczmarek is a composer with a tremendous international reputation that continues to grow. As a successful recording artist and touring musician, Jan turned to composing film scores as his primary occupation. Jan's first success in the United States came in theater. After composing ...

48. Jerry Goldsmith

Composer | L.A. Confidential

Born on February 10, 1929, Jerry Goldsmith studied piano with Jakob Gimpel and composition, theory, and counterpoint with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He also attended classes in film composition given by Miklós Rózsa at the Univeristy of Southern California. In 1950, he was employed as a clerk ...

50. Joel Goldsmith

Music_department | Star Trek: First Contact

One of six children of the legendary composer Jerry Goldsmith, and the oldest son, Joel Goldsmith's own career in film scoring began in 1978, when he collaborated with Richard Band on the score for Laserblast (1978). Joel Goldsmith next worked as sound mixer for another Band project, The Day Time ...

51. Joe Hisaishi

Composer | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Joe Hisaishi was born on December 6, 1950 in Nagano, Japan as Mamoru Fujisawa. He is known for his work on Spirited Away (2001), Kaze tachinu (2013) and Ponyo (2008).

52. John Debney

Music_department | The Jungle Book

John Debney's career seemed destined for Hollywood, the son of Disney Studios producer Louis Debney, John grew up in nearby Glendale, California where he got early inspiration for film and music growing up on the Disney Studio lot. The child of two musicians, John showed an early aptitude for music...

53. John Williams

Music_department | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

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 ...

54. Krzysztof Komeda

Composer | Rosemary's Baby

Krzysztof Komeda was born on April 27, 1931 in Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland as Krzysztof Komeda-Trzcinski. He was a composer, known for Rosemary's Baby (1968), Dance of the Vampires (1967) and Mammals (1962). He was married to Zofia von Tittenbrun. He died on April 23, 1969 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie,...

55. Kostas Christides

Music_department | The Core

57. Ludovico Einaudi

Composer | This Is England

Ludovico Einaudi was born on November 23, 1955 in Turin, Italy as Ludovico Maria Enrico Einaudi. He is a composer, known for This Is England (2006), The Intouchables (2011) and Sotto falso nome (2004).

58. Matthieu Chedid

Composer | Ne le dis à personne

Matthieu Chedid was born on December 21, 1971 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He is a composer, known for Tell No One (2006), The Triplets of Belleville (2003) and Toutes les filles sont folles (2003).

Better known by his stage name -M- (born 21 December 1971, in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France) is a French rock singer-songwriter and guitar player of Lebanese origin.

59. Marc Shaiman

Soundtrack | Smash

A great talent who started his career in Saturday Night Live (1975), where he worked with colleagues like Rob Reiner or Billy Crystal. He worked for some great stage values as Eric Clapton, Rosemary Clooney, Harry Connick Jr., Billy Crystal, Lauryn Hill, Jennifer Holliday, Nathan Lane, Jenifer Lewis...

60. W.G. Snuffy Walden

Composer | The West Wing

W.G. Snuffy Walden was born on February 13, 1950 in Louisiana, USA as William Garrett Walden. He is a composer, known for The West Wing (1999).

61. A.R. Rahman

Composer | Slumdog Millionaire

A two-time winner and five-times nominee of the Academy Award (Oscar), A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music. Rahman, according to a BBC estimate, has sold more than 150 million copies of his work comprising of music from more than 100 film ...

62. Alex Heffes

Composer | State of Play

Alex Heffes was born on September 2, 1971 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England. He is a composer, known for State of Play (2009), The Rite (2011) and The Last King of Scotland (2006).

63. Alexandre Desplat

Composer | The King's Speech

Alexandre Desplat was born on August 23, 1961 in Paris, Île-de-France, France as Alexandre Michel Gerard Desplat. He is known for his work on The King's Speech (2010), Argo (2012) and The Queen (2006).

64. Andrew Lockington

Composer | San Andreas

Andrew Lockington is best known for his epic score to the Warner Bros/Newline Blockbuster San Andreas, contributing to the film grossing close to $475 million worldwide. Andrew's other credits include the Golden Globe nominated Frankie and Alice starring Halle Berry, Fox 2000's Percy Jackson: Sea ...

65. Antonio Pinto

Music_department | Collateral

Antonio Pinto was born in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. He is known for his work on Collateral (2004), City of God (2002) and The Host (2013).

66. Antony Partos

Composer | Animal Kingdom

Antony Partos is one of Australia's most awarded film composers. His passion lies in creating scores that blend both acoustic and electronic elements with an eclectic mix of exotic instruments.

His feature film credits include 'Jasper Jones' and '99 Homes' (winning the AGSC Award for Best Feature ...

67. Arturo Sandoval

Music_department | The Amazing Spider-Man 2

A musician of epic proportions, Arturo Sandoval is the protege of Jazz trumpeter and one of Latin Jazz's musical founders, Dizzy Gillespie. A master of the trumpet and flugelhorn, Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at age 12, and has been recording for over 30 years. He has won four Grammy ...

69. Atli Örvarsson

Composer | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Atli Örvarsson is an Icelandic composer for film and television. He scored the award-winning feature Rams (Hrútar), winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes International Film Festival, which featured "a wonderfully minimalist score [that] lends a mournful solemnity to the [film]" -Mark ...

70. Mike Shinoda

Soundtrack | Transformers

Michael Kenji Shinoda was born in Agoura, California on February 11, 1977. He met guitarist Brad Delson in 9th grade and started writing songs in his bedroom. Brad and Rob Bourdon used to play for numerous bands in high school. This started Mike on the way to becoming a singer. Mike met Joseph Hahn...

71. Murray Gold

Composer | Doctor Who

Five-time BAFTA nominee Murray Gold has been the composer of Doctor Who (2005) since its 2005 re-launch. One of the most inspired and uncompromising composers in his field, Gold composes for theatre, film, and television.

In addition to his two BAFTA nominations for Doctor Who, Gold earned BAFTA ...

72. Nathan Furst

Music_department | Punch-Drunk Love

Son of actor/director/writer Stephen Furst and Lorraine Furst.

73. Niall Byrne

Composer | Parked

Niall Byrne was born in Dublin in 1968. He studied piano and composition at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He was awarded first prize at the 1992 Dublin film festival's Music awards, chaired by English composer and critic Michael Nyman. He has received awards from the Irish Arts council, one of ...

74. Patrick Copeland

Composer | Chillerama

Patrick Copeland is a composer, known for Chillerama (2011), 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010) and Hood of Horror (2006).

75. Paul Cantelon

Composer | Le scaphandre et le papillon

Paul Cantelon was born in 1965 in Glendale, California, USA. He is a composer, known for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), Our Idiot Brother (2011) and The River Wild (1994).

76. Paul Haslinger

Composer | Fear the Walking Dead

Paul Haslinger is an Austrian musician and composer. He lives and works in Los Angeles.

Paul began his career as a member of Electronic Music pioneers Tangerine Dream. He toured with the band extensively from 1985-90 and contributed to projects such as the album "Underwater Sunlight" (1986), as well...

78. Philip Miller

Composer | Roots

Philip Miller was born in 1964 in London, England. He is known for his work on Roots (2016), The Bang Bang Club (2010) and The Book of Negroes (2015).

79. Philippe Rombi

Composer | Dans la maison

Philippe Rombi was born on April 3, 1968 in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France. He is known for his work on Dans la maison (2012), Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008) and Moonrise Kingdom (2012).

80. Pinar Toprak

Composer | Captain Marvel

In 2010 she was on the Academy Awards shortlist for Best Original Score.

81. Rachel Portman

Composer | Never Let Me Go

Rachel Portman was born on December 11, 1960 in Haslemere, Surrey, England as Rachel Mary Berkeley Portman. She is known for her work on Never Let Me Go (2010), Chocolat (2000) and Emma (1996). She has been married to Uberto Pasolini since 1995. They have three children.

82. Ramin Djawadi

Composer | Game of Thrones

Ramin Djawadi was born on July 19, 1974 in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a composer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Iron Man (2008) and Westworld (2016). He is married to Jennifer Hawks.

84. Reinhold Heil

Music_department | Cloud Atlas

Reinhold Heil is a German-born, L.A.-based Golden Globe nominated film and television composer. Prior to Reinhold's career as a film composer, he was known throughout Europe for his monster synth chops. At 21, he became a fixture in the Berlin music scene as the keyboardist of a popular jazz funk ...

85. Richard Harvey

Composer | Le Petit Prince

Richard Harvey recently scored the music for Mark Osborne's 'The Little Prince' (2015/16) with long term collaborator and Hollywood legend Hans Zimmer. Alongside a very proactive writing output over the last few years, he is perhaps otherwise best known for his work on The Da Vinci Code (2006), ...

86. Richard Wells

Composer | Ong-bak

Richard Wells is known for his work on Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003), Being Human (2008) and Mutant Chronicles (2008).

87. Robert Folk

Composer | Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Robert Folk is a graduate and former faculty member of the famed Juilliard School in New York City. Since completing his Doctorate, Mr. Folk has composed and conducted the musical scores for over 70 feature films. His extensive credits include Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), Nothing To Lose ...

88. Rolfe Kent

Music_department | Up in the Air

Rolfe Kent was born in 1963 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as Rolfe R. Kent.

89. Roque Baños

Composer | Evil Dead

Roque Baños was born in 1968 in Jumilla, Murcia, Spain as Roque Baños López. He is known for his work on Evil Dead (2013), Don't Breathe (2016) and In the Heart of the Sea (2015).

90. Ryuichi Sakamoto

Soundtrack | The Revenant

Ryuichi Sakamoto was born on January 17, 1952 in Tokyo, Japan. He was previously married to Akiko Yano.

91. Sheridan Tongue

Composer | Spooks

Sheridan Tongue is a composer, known for MI-5 (2002), La dictadura perfecta (2014) and DCI Banks (2010).

93. Alexander Rudd

Composer | Muse

Alexander Rudd is an award-winning British composer and songwriter. He was the UK 1997 winner of the National Young Composer of the Year competition. Besides film scoring he also performs as a singer pianist, and composes and conducts for concert commissions. He is a Fulbright Scholar and studied ...

94. Andrea Morricone

Music_department | Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

Andrea Morricone was born on October 10, 1964 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for his work on Cinema Paradiso (1988), In the Line of Fire (1993) and Lolita (1997).

95. Andrew Raiher

Music_department | Poseidon

96. Arturo Sandoval

Music_department | The Amazing Spider-Man 2

A musician of epic proportions, Arturo Sandoval is the protege of Jazz trumpeter and one of Latin Jazz's musical founders, Dizzy Gillespie. A master of the trumpet and flugelhorn, Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at age 12, and has been recording for over 30 years. He has won four Grammy ...

97. Bear McCreary

Composer | 10 Cloverfield Lane

Bear McCreary is a degreed graduate of the prestigious USC Thornton School of Music (in 'Composition and Recording Arts'). Bear McCreary was one of a small and select group of proteges of the late, many-honored film composer Elmer Bernstein. Although he is now firmly in the mainstream of film ...

98. Bebo Valdés

Soundtrack | Chico & Rita

Bebo Valdés was born on October 9, 1918 in Quivican, Cuba as Dionisio Ramón Emilio Valdés Amaro. He was married to Rose Marie Pehrson. He died on March 22, 2013 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

99. Brian Crain

Sound_department | Mirage

100. Brian Reitzell

Soundtrack | Lost in Translation

Brian Reitzell was born in 1966.



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