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A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1951 American drama film, adapted from Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 play of the same name.
Allahrakka Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, best known as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the ''Time'' 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal" (the Musical Storm). With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200million units sold. In a notable two-decade career, he has been acclaimed for redefining contemporary Indian film music and contributing to the success of several films. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.
Aaron Copland (November 14, 1900December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music.
Aaron Zigman (born January 6, 1963) is a classically-trained American composer, producer, arranger, songwriter, and musician who has scored music for films, including The Notebook, The Company Men, ''Bridge to Terabithia'', ''John Q''., ''The Proposal'', Flicka, For Colored Girls, ''Flash of Genius'', Sex & the City, Alpha Dog, and Escape from Planet Earth.
Abel Korzeniowski (born 18 July 1972) is a Polish composer of film and theatre scores.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Adam Cohen (born September 18, 1972) is a Canadian musician and singer-songwriter.
Adolph Deutsch (20 October 1897 – 1 January 1980) was a composer, conductor and arranger.
Adrian Johnston (born 1961) is a British musician and composer for film and TV who resides in London and Samois-sur-Seine.
Part of the AFI 100 Years... series, AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores is a list of the top 25 film scores in American cinema.
is a video game music composer.
Albert W. Ham (1925–2001) was an American composer and jingle writer.
Alfred "Al" Kasha (Brooklyn, January 22, 1937) is an American songwriter.
Abraham Elieser Adolph Schönberg (12 May 1868 – 12 August 1949), known as Al Shean, was a comedian and vaudeville performer.
Alan Bergman (born September 11, 1925) and Marilyn Bergman (née Keith), born November 10, 1929) are American lyricists and songwriters. The pair have been married since 1958 and have written the music and lyrics for numerous celebrated television shows, films, and stage musicals. The Bergmans have won three Academy Awards for Best Original Song and have been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
William Alan Hawkshaw (born 27 March 1937) is a British composer and performer, particularly of themes for movies and television programmes.
Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist.
Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American musical theatre and film score composer and pianist.
Alan Price (born 19 April 1942) is an English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the British band the Animals and for his subsequent solo work.
Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor known for his film and television scores.
Alberto Colombo (November 27, 1888 – March 24, 1954) was an American film composer and music director.
Alberto Iglesias Fernández-Berridi (born San Sebastián, 21 October 1955)Gutierrez, Evan C. "", Allmusic.
Aleatoric music (also aleatory music or chance music; from the Latin word alea, meaning "dice") is music in which some element of the composition is left to chance, and/or some primary element of a composed work's realization is left to the determination of its performer(s).
Alexander Michael Tahquitz Ebert (born May 12, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter and composer.
Alex Heffes is a British film composer (born 1971 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire).
Alex North (born Isadore Soifer, December 4, 1910 – September 8, 1991) was an American composer best known for his many film scores, including A Streetcar Named Desire (one of the first jazz-based film scores), Viva Zapata!, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
Alex Wurman (born October 5, 1966) is an American composer who hails from Chicago.
Alexander Mair "Sandy" Courage Jr. (December 10, 1919May 15, 2008) was an American orchestrator, arranger, and composer of music, primarily for television and film.
Alexander Nevsky (Алекса́ндр Не́вский) is a 1938 historical drama film directed by Sergei Eisenstein.
Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (born 23 August 1961) is a French-Greek film composer.
Alexandre Tansman (12 June 1897 – 15 November 1986) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of Jewish origin.
Alf Heiberg Clausen (born March 28, 1941) is an American film and television composer.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900 – February 17, 1970) was an American composer, arranger, and conductor of film music.
Allyn Malcolm Ferguson Jr. (October 18, 1924 – June 23, 2010) was an American composer, best known for the themes for 1970s television programs Barney Miller and Charlie's Angels (1976-1981), which he co-wrote with Jack Elliott.
Carsten Nicolai (September 18, 1965), known as Alva Noto, is a German musician.
Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.
The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM/AFofM) is a 501(c)(5) labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada.
American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
Amin Bhatia (born 10 July 1961 London, England) is a recording artist, film, and television music score composer and producer.
Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 American courtroom drama crime film produced and directed by Otto Preminger.
Andraé Edward Crouch (July 1, 1942 – January 8, 2015) was an American gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and pastor.
André George Previn, KBE (born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929) is a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer.
Andrea Morricone (born 10 October 1964) is an Italian composer and conductor, known for his film scores.
Andrew Hewitt (born 28 March 1976) is a film composer based in Los Angeles.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber Kt (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.
Andrew Lockington (born January 31, 1974) is a Canadian film score composer.
Andrew Stanton (born December 3, 1965) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and voice actor based at Pixar, which he joined in 1990.
Andrew William Burrows (born 30 June 1979) is an English songwriter and musician.
Andy Price is a British television and film composer.
Angela Morley (born Walter "Wally" Stott, 10 March 192414 January 2009) was an English composer and conductor who, as Stott, became a familiar household name to BBC radio listeners in the 1950s.
Angelo Badalamenti (born March 22, 1937) is an American composer, best known for his work scoring films for director David Lynch, notably Blue Velvet, the Twin Peaks saga (1990–1992, 2017), The Straight Story and Mulholland Drive.
Ann Rosenblatt, known as Ann Ronell (December 25, 1905 — December 25, 1993) was an American composer and lyricist.
Anne Dudley (born 7 May 1956) is an English composer, keyboardist, conductor and pop musician.
Anthony Collins (3 September 189311 December 1963) was a British conductor and composer.
Anthony Newley (24 September 1931 – 14 April 1999) was an English actor, singer and songwriter.
Anton Sanko is a music composer, orchestrator and producer born in New York City.
Antonio Sánchez (born on November 1, 1971) is a Mexican jazz drummer.
Arlo Davy Guthrie (born July 10, 1947) is an American folk singer-songwriter.
Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures.
Armand Amar (born 1953) is a French composer, who grew up in Morocco.
Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg or Schönberg (13 September 187413 July 1951) was an Austrian-American composer, music theorist, teacher, writer, and painter.
Arthur B. Rubinstein (March 31, 1938 – April 23, 2018) was an American composer.
In the 1910s, Lange was active as a songwriter, collaborating frequently with lyricist Andrew B. Sterling and publishing with the Joe Morris Music Company.
Artie Shaw (born Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004) was an American clarinetist, composer, bandleader, and actor.
Arturo Sandoval (born November 6, 1949) is a Cuban American jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer.
Atli Örvarsson (born 7 July 1970) is an Icelandic film score composer.
Atticus Matthew Cowper Ross (born 16 January 1968) is an English musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer.
An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) helps to produce a recording or a performance, editing and adjusting sound tracks using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.
Austin Wintory (born September 9, 1984 in Denver, Colorado) is an American composer who composes scores for films and video games.
Éric Serra (born 9 September 1959) is a French musician and composer.
Ólafur Arnalds (born 3 November 1986) is an Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mosfellsbær, Iceland.
Barrington Somers Pheloung (born 10 May 1954) is an Australian composer based in England.
Barry De Vorzon (born July 31, 1934, New York City) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and composer.
Sir Barry Alan Crompton Gibb (born 1 September 1946) is a British singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the group Bee Gees, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed groups in the history of popular music.
Bartosz Chajdecki (born 28 September 1980, in Kraków) is a Polish composer.
Basil Poledouris (August 21, 1945 – November 8, 2006) was an American composer, conductor, and orchestrator of film and television scores, best known for his long-running collaborations with directors John Milius and Paul Verhoeven.
The BBC Philharmonic is a national British broadcasting symphony orchestra and is one of five radio orchestras maintained by the British Broadcasting Corporation and is a department of the BBC North Group division based at MediaCityUK, England, the orchestra's primary concert venue is the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
Bear McCreary (born February 17, 1979) is an American composer and musician living in Los Angeles.
Ben Bartlett (born in 1965) is a British composer working and living from London, UK.
Ben Foster (born 1977) is a Bafta award-winning British composer, best known for his work on the BBC series Torchwood, and as orchestrator for Murray Gold on Doctor Who, and for Marc Streitenfeld on Prometheus and The Grey.
Benjamin Harold "Benh" Zeitlin (born October 14, 1982) is an American filmmaker, composer, and animator best known for directing the 2012 film Beasts of the Southern Wild.
Benjamin Frankel (31 January 190612 February 1973) was a British composer.
Benjamin Mark Lasker Wallfisch (born 7 August 1979) is an English composer, conductor, and pianist.
Göran Bror Benny Andersson (born 16 December 1946) is a Swedish musician, composer, member of the Swedish music group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!.
Bernard Herrmann (born Max Herman; June 29, 1911December 24, 1975) was an American composer best known for his work in composing for motion pictures.
Bill Brown IV (born 1969) is an American composer.
William "Bill" Conti (born April 13, 1942) is an American composer and conductor best known for his film scores, including Rocky (and four of its sequels), For Your Eyes Only, Dynasty, and The Right Stuff, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Original Score.
William Everett "Bill" Justis, Jr. (October 14, 1926 – July 15, 1982) was an American pioneer rock and roll musician, composer, and musical arranger, best known for his 1957 Grammy Hall of Fame song, "Raunchy." As a songwriter, he was also often credited as Bill Everette.
José Cuauhtémoc Meléndez (November 15, 1916 – September 2, 2008), known as Bill Melendez, was a Mexican American character animator, film director, voice artist and producer, known for his cartoons for The Walt Disney Company (working on four Disney films Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo and Bambi), Warner Bros. Cartoons, UPA and the Peanuts series.
Bill Sherman (27 July 1909 – 4 May 1975) was a former Australian rules footballer who played with Footscray in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
William Leon Goldenberg (born February 10, 1936, Brooklyn) is an American composer and songwriter, best-known for his work on television and film.
Björn Kristian Ulvaeus (credited as Björn Ulvæus; born 25 April 1945) is a Swedish songwriter, producer, a member of the Swedish musical group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!.
Blake Neely (born April 28, 1969) is an American composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, and author.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Robert Cobert (born October 26, 1924) is an American composer who has worked in television and films.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Bob Thiele Jr. (born July 3, 1955) is an American musician and music producer of German descent.
The Borg are a fictional alien group that appear as recurring antagonists in the Star Trek franchise.
Boris Morros (January 1, 1891 - January 8, 1963) was an American Communist Party member, Soviet agent, and FBI double agent.
Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer, and voice actor.
Brad Ira Fiedel (born March 10, 1951) is a retired American composer for film and television.
Brian Easdale (10 August 1909 – 30 October 1995) was an English composer of operatic, orchestral, choral and film music.
Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.
Brian Keane (born January 18, 1953) is an American composer, music producer, and guitarist.
Brian Reitzell (born December 24, 1965) is a musician, composer, record producer and music supervisor best known for his work on many film and TV soundtracks.
Brian Tyler (born May 8, 1972) is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, conductor, arranger, DJ and producer.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts or BAFTA Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to honour the best British and international contributions to film.
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is one of five United States performing rights organizations, along with ASCAP, SESAC, Global Music Rights, &. It collects license fees on behalf of songwriters, composers, and music publishers and distributes them as royalties to those members whose works have been performed.
Brokeback Mountain is a 2005 American neo-Western romantic drama film directed by Ang Lee and produced by Diana Ossana and James Schamus.
Bronisław Kaper (February 5, 1902April 26, 1983) was a Polish film composer who scored films and musical theater in Germany, France, and the USA.
Bruce Broughton (born March 8, 1945) is an American orchestral composer of television, film, and video game scores and concert works.
Bruce Lambourne Fowler (born July 10, 1947) is an American trombonist and composer.
Bruno Coulais (born 13 January 1954) is a French composer, most widely known for his music on film soundtracks.
Bryce David Dessner (born April 23, 1976) is an American composer and guitarist based in Paris, best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning band The National.
Norman Dale "Buddy" Baker (January 4, 1918 – July 26, 2002) was an American composer who scored many Disney films, such as ''The Apple Dumpling Gang'' in 1975, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again in 1979, The Shaggy D.A. in 1976, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh in 1977, and The Fox and the Hound in 1981.
Burkhard von Dallwitz (born 1959) is a German-born composer based in Melbourne, Australia.
Burt Freeman Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist Hal David.
Caiphus Semenya (born 19 August 1939) is a South African composer and musician.
John Calvin Jackson (May 26, 1919, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 9, 1985, Encinitas, California) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader.
Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (9 October 183516 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era.
Founded in 1986, La Communauté électroacoustique canadienne / The Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) is Canada’s national electroacoustic / computer music / sonic arts organization and as such is dedicated to promoting this progressive art form in its broadest definition: from “pure” acousmatic and computer music to soundscape and sonic art to hardware hacking and beyond.
Carl Davis CBE (born October 28, 1936) is an American-born conductor and composer who has made his home in the United Kingdom since 1961.
Carlo Siliotto (born 10 January 1950) is an Italian film composer.
Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author.
Carmen Dragon (July 28, 1914 – March 28, 1984) was an American conductor, composer, and arranger who in addition to live performances and recording, worked in radio, film, and television.
Carmine Coppola (June 11, 1910 – April 26, 1991) was an American composer, flautist, editor, musical director, and songwriter who contributed original music to The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now, The Outsiders, and The Godfather Part III, all directed by his son Francis Ford Coppola.
Carter Benedict Burwell (born November 18, 1954) is an American composer of film scores.
Cat's Eyes are an alternative pop duo formed in early 2011 by vocalist Faris Badwan (known for his work with English indie rock band the Horrors) and Italian-Canadian soprano, composer and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Zeffira.
Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.
Cesar Benito Fernandez is a composer, orchestrator, conductor and music producer originally from Marbella, Spain.
Cezary Skubiszewski (born 1948 in Warsaw, Poland), is a Polish Australian composer for film, television and orchestra.
Charles Bernstein (born February 28, 1943) is a composer of film and television music.
Charles Dumont, born in 1929 in Cahors (Lot), is a French singer and composer.
Charles Edward Henderson (19 January 1907 – 7 March 1970) was a songwriter, arranger, vocal coach and lyricist.
Charles Ira Fox (born October 30, 1940) is an American composer for film and television.
Charles Previn (January 11, 1888 - September 21, 1973) was an American film composer who was highly active at Universal in Hollywood during the 1940s and 1950s.
Charles Strouse (born June 7, 1928) is an American composer and lyricist best known for writing the music to such Broadway musicals as Bye Bye Birdie and Annie.
Charles Wolcott (September 29, 1906 in Flint, United States – January 26, 1987 in Haifa, Israel) was a music composer who served as a member of the Universal House of Justice, the supreme governing body of the Bahá'í Faith, between 1963 and 1987.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
Charlie Mole is a British/French film and television score composer and songwriter.
Charles Jeremy Jankel (born 16 April 1952), better known as Chaz Jankel, is an English singer, songwriter, arranger, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Chris Bacon (born March 17, 1977) is an American composer.
Chris Gerolmo is a Golden Globe nominated screenwriter, director, and singer-songwriter best known for writing the screenplay for the multi-Academy Award nominated film Mississippi Burning and the less successful Miles from Home starring Richard Gere.
Chris Tilton (born June 9, 1979 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) is an American soundtrack composer and has helped compose several television, film and video game scores.
Christophe Beck (born Jean-Christophe Beck, 1968/1969) is a Canadian television and film score composer.
Christopher Gordon is an English born Australian composer and politician best known for his film scores, but has also received major classical commissions.
Christopher Gunning (born 5 August 1944) is an English composer of concert works and music for films and television.
Christopher Hoag is a composer best known for his original work on House.
Christopher Joseph Lennertz (born January 2, 1972) is an American musical composer for films, television shows, and video games.
Christopher McQuarrie (born 1968) is an American screenwriter, director and producer.
Christopher Edward Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is an English film director, screenwriter, and producer who holds both British and American citizenship.
Christopher Wong was a film composer.
Christopher Young (born April 28, 1958) is an American music composer for both film and television.
Chuck Lorre (born Charles Michael Levine; October 18, 1952) is an American television writer, producer and composer.
Charles Frank Mangione (born November 29, 1940) is an American flugelhorn player, trumpeter and composer.
The Cinema of Germany refers to the film industry based in Germany and can be traced back to the late 19th century.
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech: Filharmonici města Prahy) is a classical orchestra, predominantly composed of Czech classical, jazz and guest musicians.
Clannad are an Irish family band formed in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Cliff Martinez (born February 5, 1954) is an American musician and composer.
Clint Bajakian (born 1962) is an American video game composer and musician.
Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and political figure.
Clinton Darryl "Clint" Mansell (born 7 January 1963) is an English musician, composer, and former lead singer of the band Pop Will Eat Itself.
Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse CoenState of Minnesota.
Colin William Towns (born 13 May 1948 in West Ham, London) is an English composer and keyboardist.
A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.
Cong Su (born 1957 in Tianjin, China) is a Chinese composer.
Conrad Pope is an American film composer and orchestrator.
Conrad Salinger (August 30, 1901, Brookline, Massachusetts – June 17, 1962, Pacific Palisades, California) was an American arranger, orchestrator and composer, who studied classical composition at the Paris Conservatoire.
Constantin Romanovich Bakaleinikov (also spelled Bakaleynikov and Bakaleinikoff; Константин Романович Бакалейников; 26 April 1896 – 3 September 1966) was a Russian-born composer.
Craig Armstrong, OBE (born 29 April 1959) is a Scottish composer of modern orchestral music, electronica and film scores.
Craig Pruess (born 1950) is an American composer, musician, arranger and gold & platinum record producer who has been living in Britain since 1973.
Cris Velasco (born May 1974), formerly known as Cris Liesch, is an American video game and film composer.
In musical notation, a cue note is or cue notes are indications informing players, "of important passages being played by other instruments, entrance after a long period of rest."McGrain, Mark (1990).
Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music.
Cy Coleman (born Seymour Kaufman; June 14, 1929 – November 18, 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist.
Cy Feuer (January 15, 1911 – May 17, 2006) was an American theatre producer, director, composer, musician, and half of the celebrated, legendary producing duo Feuer and Martin.
Cyril J. Mockridge (August 6, 1896 – January 18, 1979) was an English film and television composer who composed the scores for such films as Cheaper by the Dozen, River of No Return and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.
Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo from Paris formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
Dan Jones is a BAFTA and Ivor Novello Award winning composer and sound designer working in film and theatre.
Dan Mackenzie is an American songwriter-producer.
Dan Romer is an American music producer, singer-songwriter, and film composer based in Los Angeles.
Daniel Pemberton (born 3 November 1977) is an English composer.
Daniele (Alexandrovich) Amfitheatrof (Даниил Александрович Амфитеатров, October 29, 1901 in Saint Petersburg, Russia – June 4, 1983 in Venice, Italy) was a Russian-born Italian-naturalised composer and conductor.
Daniele Luppi (born 1972) is an Italian composer, musician, arranger and producer based in Los Angeles, California.
Daniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Daniel Scott “Danny” Lux (born June 5, 1969) is an American composer who has contributed music for television and film productions.
Daniel "Danny" Troob (born February 28, 1949, in Forest Hills, New York) is an American arranger and orchestrator best known for his contributions to the Disney blockbusters of the 1990s & 2000s.
Dario Marianelli (born June 21, 1963) is an Italian film composer, known for his frequent collaborations with director Joe Wright.
Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American filmmaker and writer, who is noted for his often surreal and disturbing films.
Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
Robert David Grusin (born June 26, 1934) is an American composer, arranger, producer, and pianist.
David G. Arnold (born 23 January 1962) is a British film composer best known for scoring five James Bond films, Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), Godzilla (1998) and the television series Little Britain and Sherlock.
David Bell (born April 17, 1954) is an American composer, known for his music for television shows.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Buttolph (born James David Buttolph Jr., August 3, 1902 – January 1, 1983) was a film composer who scored over 300 movies in his career.
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, writer, actor, and filmmaker.
David Paul Cronenberg, (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian director, screenwriter and actor.
David Andrew Leo Fincher (born August 28, 1962) is an American director and producer of films, television, and music videos.
David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger.
David Gray (born 13 June 1968) is an English singer-songwriter.
David Hamilton (born 1955) is a contemporary New Zealand composer.
David Hartley or Dave Hartley is a musician especially notable for several collaborations with Sting.
David Hirschfelder (born 18 November 1960, Ballarat, Victoria) is an Australian musician, film score composer and performer.
David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer.
David Mansfield (born September 13, 1956) is an American musician and composer.
David Michael Frank (born December 21, 1948) is an American composer, music arranger, and conductor, who has written musical scores for over 80 films and hundreds of primetime TV episodes, with four Emmy award nominations.
David Louis Newman (born March 11, 1954) is an American composer and conductor known particularly for his film scores.
David Raksin (August 4, 1912August 9, 2004) was an American composer who was renowned for his work in film and television.
David Rose (June 15, 1910 – August 23, 1990) was an American songwriter, composer, arranger, pianist, and orchestra leader.
David Schwartz is an American composer, known for his scoring of the music for several television series.
David Lee Shire (born July 3, 1937) is an American songwriter and composer of stage musicals, film and television scores.
David Joel Zippel (born May 17, 1954) is an American musical theatre lyricist, director and producer.
Dean De Benedictis is an American composer, musician, performer, and producer of experimental and alternative music.
Debbie Wiseman, MBE (born 10 May 1963) is a British composer for film and television, known also as a conductor and a radio and television presenter.
Dennis McCarthy (born 1945) is an American composer for film and television.
Derek Redvers Hilton (3 February 1927 to 11 July 2005) was an English musician and composer who worked for most of his professional career as musical director at Granada Television.
Despicable Me is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment that was released on July 9, 2010, in the United States.
Despicable Me 2 is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy film and the sequel to the 2010 animated film Despicable Me.
Dialogue (sometimes spelled dialog in American English) is a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people, and a literary and theatrical form that depicts such an exchange.
Charles Richard Cathcart (November 6, 1924 – November 8, 1993) was an American Dixieland trumpet player who was best known as a member of The Lawrence Welk Show in which he appeared from 1962 to 1968.
Richard “Dick” DeBenedictis (born January 23, 1937) is an American composer noted for composing music for television shows including Perry Mason and its movies from 1985 until 1993, Police Story, Columbo, Father Dowling Mysteries, The Rockford Files, Hawaii Five-O, Phyllis, and Matlock, and its spin offs Jake and the Fatman, and Diagnosis: Murder.
Richard Hyman (born March 8, 1927) is an American jazz pianist and composer.
Die Nibelungen (The Nibelungs) is a series of two silent fantasy films created by Austrian director Fritz Lang in 1924: Die Nibelungen: Siegfried and Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge.
Diegesis (from the Greek διήγησις from διηγεῖσθαι, "to narrate") is a style of fiction storytelling that presents an interior view of a world in which.
Digital data, in information theory and information systems, is the discrete, discontinuous representation of information or works.
Digital Performer is a full-featured Digital Audio Workstation/Sequencer software package published by Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) of Cambridge, Massachusetts for the Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows platforms.
Digitmovies Alternative Entertainment is an Italian label that starts in 2002 the rescue of Italian film music.
Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894November 11, 1979) was a Russian-born American film composer and conductor.
Dirk Brossé, Ridder (born 18 February 1960, Ghent) is a Belgian conductor and composer.
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake Original Soundtrack is the official soundtrack to Konami's 1990 MSX2 video game Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake.
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (Дми́трий Дми́триевич Шостако́вич|Dmitriy Dmitrievich Shostakovich,; 9 August 1975) was a Russian composer and pianist.
Dogme 95 was a filmmaking movement started in 1995 by the Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg, who created the "Dogme 95 Manifesto" and the "Vows of Chastity" (kyskhedsløfter).
Dominic Carmen Frontiere (June 17, 1931 – December 21, 2017) was an American composer, arranger, and jazz accordionist.
Dominik Scherrer is a Swiss-born British composer who has written prolifically for film, theatre and television.
Donald Romain Davis (born February 4, 1957) is an American composer, conductor, and orchestrator.
Don Edward Fagenson (born September 13, 1952), known as Don Was, is an American musician, record producer and record executive.
John Douglas Gamley (13 September 19245 February 1998), generally known as Douglas Gamley, was an Australian composer, who worked on orchestral arrangements and on local, British and American films.
Douglas Pipes is a film music composer whose feature films include the Academy Award nominated Monster House and the horror film Trick 'r Treat.
Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (19 April 193527 March 2002) was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer.
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years.
Dustin J. O'Halloran (born September 8, 1971) is an American pianist and composer.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Melissa Mathison.
Earle Harry Hagen (July 9, 1919 – May 26, 2008) was an American composer who created music for movies and television.
East of Eden is a 1955 film, directed by Elia Kazan, and loosely based on the second half of the 1952 novel of the same name by John Steinbeck.
Eímear Noone is an Irish conductor and composer, best known for her award-winning work on video game music.
Ed Wood is a 1994 American biographical comedy-drama film directed and produced by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as the eponymous cult filmmaker.
Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; December 23, 1964) is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and one of three guitarists of the American rock band Pearl Jam.
Edward Holcomb Plumb (June 6, 1907, Streator, Illinois – April 18, 1958, Los Angeles, California) (also credited as Edward Plumb and Ed Plumb) was a film composer best known for his work at Walt Disney Studios.
Edward J. Kay (sometimes credited as Edward Kay or Eddie Kay; November 27, 1898 - December 22, 1973) was an American film composer and musical director, who worked on over 340 films from the 1930s into the 1960s, and was nominated on multiple occasions for an Academy Award for Best Original Score, although he never won.
Edward Rogers is a Los Angeles–based musician and composer for film and television.
Edward Shearmur (sometimes known as Ed Shearmur; born 28 February 1966) is a British film composer.
Edward Ward (April 3, 1900 – September 26, 1971) was a film composer and music director who was nominated for seven Academy Awards.
Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.
Elia David Cmíral (born October 1, 1950) is a Czech composer for film, television, ballet, and video games.
Elia Kazan (born Elias Kazantzoglou; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".
Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of film scores and contemporary classical music.
Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922August 18, 2004) was an American composer and conductor who is best known for his film scores.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.
Emil Newman (January 20, 1911 – August 30, 1984) was an American music director and conductor who worked on more than 200 films and TV shows.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI (born 10 November 1928) is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player.
Entr'acte is a 1924 French short film directed by René Clair, which premiered as an entr'acte for the Ballets Suédois production Relâche at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Entr'acte Recording Society, is an independent record label, which is also known as Entr'acte Records.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 – November 29, 1957) was an Austrian-born composer and conductor.
Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (17 May 18661 July 1925), who signed his name Erik Satie after 1884, was a French composer and pianist.
Ernst Sigmund Goldner (July 13, 1921 – March 17, 1999), known professionally as Ernest Gold, was an Austrian-born American composer.
Ernst Toch (7 December 18871 October 1964) was an Austrian composer of classical music and film scores.
Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish virtuoso percussionist.
Erik Francis Schrody (born August 18, 1969), known by his stage name Everlast, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, commonly known for his solo song "What It's Like" and as the front-man for rap group House of Pain.
Faust (Faust – Eine deutsche Volkssage) is a 1926 silent film produced by UFA, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Gösta Ekman as Faust, Emil Jannings as Mephisto, Camilla Horn as Gretchen/Marguerite, Frida Richard as her mother, Wilhelm Dieterle as her brother and Yvette Guilbert as Marthe Schwerdtlein, her aunt.
Federico Jusid (born April 23, 1973) is an Argentinian composer who resides and works between Madrid and Los Angeles.
Ferde Grofé (March 27, 1892 April 3, 1972) was an American composer, arranger, pianist and instrumentalist.
Fernando Velázquez (Born 22 November 1976. Getxo, Biscay) is a concert, film and TV composer.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
Film editing is a technical part of the post-production process of filmmaking.
A film music concert is an event in which all or part of a film's musical score (soundtrack) is performed live, often by a full orchestra and choir.
The Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund is a not-for-profit organization that collects and processes residual payments from producers and distributes them to film and television musicians.
A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.
Film Score Monthly is an online magazine (and former print magazine) founded by editor-in-chief and executive producer Lukas Kendall in June 1990 as The Soundtrack Correspondence List.
Film theory is a set of scholarly approaches within the academic discipline of cinema studies that questions the essentialism of cinema and provides conceptual frameworks for understanding film's relationship to reality, the other arts, individual viewers, and society at large.
Filmi ("of films") music soundtracks are produced for India's mainstream motion picture industry and written and performed for Indian cinema.
Filmtracks.com is a modern film score review website created and maintained by its sole reviewer, Christian Clemmensen.
Finale is the flagship program of a series of proprietary music notation software developed and released by MakeMusic for the Microsoft Windows and macOS operating systems.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Francis Lai (born 26 April 1932) is a French accordionist and composer, noted for his film scores.
Frank Churchill (October 20, 1901 – May 14, 1942) was an American film composer.
Frank G. Comstock (September 20, 1922 – May 21, 2013) was an American composer, arranger, conductor and trombonist.
Frank Cordell (1 June 1918 – 6 July 1980) was a British composer, arranger and conductor, who was actively involved with the Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Frank Denny De Vol (September 20, 1911 – October 27, 1999), also known simply as De Vol, was an American arranger, composer and actor.
Frank S. Perkins (April 21, 1908 in Salem, Massachusetts – March 15, 1988 in Los Angeles, California) was an American song composer best known for the song "Stars Fell on Alabama" (with lyrics by Mitchell Parish) and his band classic, Fandango.
Frank Ricotti (born 13 January 1949 in London) is an English jazz vibraphonist and percussionist.
Frank Skinner (December 31, 1897 – October 9, 1968) was an American film composer and arranger.
Frankie Valli (born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio, May 3, 1934) is an American singer and actor, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons beginning in 1960.
Franklin James Schaffner (May 30, 1920July 2, 1989) was an American film director.
Franklyn Marks (May 31, 1911, Cleveland, Ohio - July 12, 1976, Sherman Oaks, California) was an American composer and arranger, who worked principally in the idioms of film soundtracks and jazz.
Franz Waxman (né Wachsmann; 24 December 190624 February 1967) was a German and American composer of Jewish descent, known primarily for his work in the film music genre.
Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004) was an American musical theatre lyricist who had many successful collaborations with composer John Kander.
Frederick James "Fred" Karlin (June 16, 1936 – March 26, 2004) was an American composer of more than one hundred scores for feature films and television movies.
Frederic Efrem "Fred" Rich (January 31, 1898 – September 8, 1956) was a Polish-born American bandleader and composer who was active from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Frederick Steiner (February 24, 1923 – June 23, 2011) was an American composer, conductor, orchestrator, film historian and arranger for television, radio and film.
Frederick Loewe (originally German Friedrich (Fritz) Löwe; June 10, 1901 – February 14, 1988), was an Austrian-American composer.
Frederik Wiedmann, born 1981 in Stuttgart, is a German composer.
Friedrich Hollaender (in exile also Frederick Hollander; 18 October 189618 January 1976) was a German film composer and author.
Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor.
Gabriel Yared (Arabic: غبريال يارد; born 7 October 1949) is a French-Lebanese composer, best known for his work in French and American cinema.
Garry Schyman (born 1954) is an American film, television, and video game music composer.
Garth Neustadter (born May 4, 1986 in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist.
Gary Marlowe (born March 7, 1967 in Berlin) is a German musician, composer and music producer.
Gary Yershon (born 2 November 1954 in London) is an English composer.
Leandro "Gato" Barbieri (28 November 1932 – 2 April 2016) was an Argentine jazz tenor saxophonist who rose to fame during the free jazz movement in the 1960s and is known for his Latin jazz recordings of the 1970s.
Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky, CBE (Генна́дий Никола́евич Рожде́ственский; 4 May 1931 – 16 June 2018) was a Soviet and Russian conductor, People's Artist of the USSR (1976), and Hero of Socialist Labour (1990).
Geoff Knorr (born 13 June 1985) is an American composer, orchestrator, and sound designer.
Geoffrey Zanelli or Geoff Zanelli (born September 28, 1974) is an American musician and composer working primarily in the medium of film, television, and video game scores.
Geoffrey Alan Burgon (15 July 194121 September 2010) was a British composer best known for his television and film scores.
George Edward Bruns (July 3, 1914 – May 23, 1983) was an American composer of music for film and television who worked on many Disney films.
George Duning (February 25, 1908 – February 27, 2000) was an American musician and film composer.
George Fenton (born George Richard Ian Howe; 19 October 1950) is an English composer best known for his work writing film scores and music for television such as for the BBC series The Blue Planet and Planet Earth.
George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
George Kleinsinger (February 13, 1914, San Bernardino, California – July 28, 1982, New York City, New York) was an American composer best known for his collaboration with Paul Tripp on the 1940s children's classical-music piece "Tubby the Tuba".
Sir George Henry Martin (3 January 19268 March 2016) was an English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician.
George Stanley Clinton (born June 17, 1947) is an American composer, songwriter, arranger, and session musician.
George Aliceson Tipton (January 23, 1932 – February 12, 2016) was an American composer, musical arranger and conductor, who is well known for his work in television and for his collaborations with singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson.
Georges Auric (15 February 1899 – 23 July 1983) was a French composer, born in Lodève, Hérault.
Georges Delerue (12 March 1925 – 20 March 1992) was a French composer who composed over 350 scores for cinema and television.
Georgie Stoll (7 May 1905 in Minneapolis, MN – 18 January 1985 in Monterey, CA) was a musical director, conductor, composer and jazz violinist, associated with the Golden Age of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals and performers from the 1940s to 1960s.
Gerald Fried (born February 13, 1928) is an American musician, composer, and oboist known for his film and television compositions.
Gerard Carbonara (born December 8, 1886, New York City, New York; d. January 11, 1959, Sherman Oaks, California) was an American composer, conductor, opera coach and concert violinist.
Gerard Kendrick Marino (born April 1, 1968) is a film and video game score composer, most notably contributing heavily to the God of War series.
Gian Carlo Menotti (July 7, 1911 – February 1, 2007) was an Italian-American composer and librettist.
Gilbert Askey (March 9, 1925 – April 9, 2014) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, producer and musical director who was born in Austin, Texas, and emigrated to Australia in 1988.
Gilbert John "Gil" Mellé (31 December 1931 – 28 October 2004) was an American artist, jazz musician and film composer.
The Gillette Cavalcade of Sports is an American radio-turned-television program that ran from 1942 to 1960.
Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940) is an Italian singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer.
Giuseppe Becce (February 3, 1877 – October 5, 1973) was an Italian-born film score composer who enriched the German cinema.
Giuseppe Tornatore (born 27 May 1956) is an Italian film director and screenwriter.
Glen Roven is a two-time Emmy winning composer, lyricist, conductor and producer.
Godfrey Reggio (born March 29, 1940) is an American director of experimental documentary films.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
Gordon L. Goodwin (born 1954) is an American pianist, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and conductor.
Gottfried Huppertz (11 March 1887 – 7 February 1937) was a German composer who is perhaps most known for his scores to German expressionist silent films such as the science fiction epic Metropolis (1927).
Graeme Norgate (born 20 March 1971), is a British video game music composer who has composed music for a variety of video games developed by Rare.
Graeme Revell (born 23 October 1955) is a New Zealand musician and composer.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Grant Kirkhope (born 10 July 1962) is a British video game composer.
Greg Edmonson is a music composer for television and movies.
Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886October 8, 1941) was an American lyricist.
Gustavo Adolfo Dudamel Ramírez (born January 26, 1981) is a Venezuelan and Spanish conductor and violinist.
Gustavo Alfredo Santaolalla (born 19 August 1951) is an Argentine musician, film composer and producer.
Guy Gross is an Australian film and television composer.
György Sándor Ligeti (Ligeti György Sándor,; 28 May 1923 – 12 June 2006) was a Hungarian-Austrian composer of contemporary classical music.
Hanns Eisler (6 July 1898 – 6 September 1962) was an Austrian composer (his father was Austrian, and Eisler fought in a Hungarian regiment in World War I).
Hans Erdmann (7 November 1882 – 21 November 1942) was a German composer.
Hans J. Salter (January 14, 1896 in Vienna – July 23, 1994 in Studio City, Cal.) was an Austrian-American film composer.
Hans Florian Zimmer (born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and record producer.
Harald Kloser (born July 9, 1956) is an Austrian film composer, producer and screenwriter.
Hans Hugo Harold Faltermeier (born 5 October 1952) is a German musician, keyboardist, composer and record producer.
Harold "Hecky" Jacob Rome (May 27, 1908 – October 26, 1993) was an American composer, lyricist, and writer for musical theater.
Harry Gregson-Williams (born 13 December 1961) is an English composer, orchestrator, conductor, and music producer.
Harry Rabinowitz MBE (26 March 1916 – 22 June 2016) was a British conductor and composer of film and television music.
Harry Sukman (December 2, 1912 – December 2, 1984) was an American film and television composer.
Harvey R. Cohen (Brookline, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951 – January 14, 2007, Agoura Hills, California) was an American composer and orchestrator.
Hazel O'Connor (born 16 May 1955) is a British singer-songwriter and actress.
Heinz Roemheld (Milwaukee, May 1, 1901 – Huntington Beach, California, February 11, 1985) was an American composer.
Heitor Teixeira Pereira (born November 29, 1960), or Heitor TP, is a Brazilian composer, who played with Simply Red and several famous musicians, like Elton John, Rod Stewart, k.d. lang and Jack Johnson; and is currently working as a film music composer at Hans Zimmer's studio.
Henning Lohner (born 17 July 1961) is a German-American composer and filmmaker.
Henry Pryce Jackman (born 1974) is an English composer, conductor, arranger, pianist, musician, and songwriter.
Henry Krieger (born February 9, 1945 in New York City) is an American musical theatre composer.
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores.
Herbert Arthur Wiglev Clamor Grönemeyer (born 12 April 1956) is a German musician and actor, popular in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Herbert P. Stothart (September 11, 1885February 1, 1949) was an American songwriter, arranger, conductor, and composer.
Herbert Winfield Spencer (April 7, 1905 – September 18, 1992) was a Chilean-born American film and television composer and orchestrator.
Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer and actor.
Herschel Burke Gilbert (April 20, 1918 – June 8, 2003) was a prolific orchestrator, musical supervisor, and composer of film and television scores and theme songs, including The Rifleman (starring Chuck Connors), Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater, and The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor.
The Hollywood Studio Symphony is the credited name of the symphony orchestra behind many major soundtracks, including The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Sucker Punch, Jurassic Park 3, Last Samurai, Pirates of the Caribbean, We Are Marshall, Spider-Man 2, Lost and The Bourne Supremacy.
House of Wax is a 1953 American color 3-D horror film about a disfigured sculptor who repopulates his destroyed wax museum by murdering people and using their wax-coated corpses as displays.
Howard Blake OBE (born 28 October 1938) is an English composer, conductor, and pianist whose career has spanned more than 50 years and produced more than 650 works.
Howard Lindsay Goodall CBE (born 26 May 1958) is an English composer of musicals, choral music and music for television.
Howard Leslie Shore (born October 18, 1946) is a Canadian composer who is notable for his film scores.
Hugo Wilhelm Friedhofer (May 3, 1901May 17, 1981) was an American composer best known for his motion picture scores.
Hugo Mario Montenegro (September 2, 1925 – February 6, 1981) was an American orchestra leader and composer of film soundtracks.
Hugo Riesenfeld (January 26, 1879 – September 10, 1939) was an Austrian-American composer.
Hummie Mann (Born October 29, 1955 in Montreal, Quebec) is an American film score composer.
Ian Fraser (23 August 1933 – 31 October 2014) was an English composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger and music director.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
Ilaiyaraaja (born 2 June 1943 as Gnanathesikan) is an Indian film composer, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, orchestrator, conductor-arranger and lyricist who works in the Indian Film Industry, predominantly in Tamil.
Ilan Eshkeri (born 7 April 1977) is a British neoclassical composer known for his concert music, films scores and artist collaborations.
Ilona Sekacz (Born 6 April 1948 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England) is a British composer of concert, film, television and theatre music.
Inception is a 2010 neo-noir science fiction heist film written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan, and co-produced by Emma Thomas.
Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.
Inon Zur (ינון צור,; born July 4, 1965) is an Israeli-American music composer.
The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) is a professional association for online, print and radio journalists who specialize in writing about original film and television music.
Inti-Illimani (from Quechuan inti and / Aymara illimani) are an instrumental and vocal Latin American folk music ensemble from Chile.
Intrada Records is an American record company based in Oakland, California, owned and managed by Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson.
Irwin Kostal (October 1, 1911 – November 23, 1994) was an American musical arranger of films and an orchestrator of Broadway musicals.
Isaac Lee Hayes Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, voice actor and producer.
Ivor Mervyn Vigors Guest, 4th Viscount Wimborne (born 19 September 1968) is a British record producer and Emmy Award nominated composer.
Jonathan Alfred Clawson Redford (born July 14, 1953) is an American composer, arranger, orchestrator, and conductor.
Jeffrey Jacob Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and composer.
Jack Elliott (August 6, 1927 – August 18, 2001) was an American television and film composer, conductor, music arranger, and television producer.
Jack J. Hayes (February 8, 1919 – August 24, 2011) was an American composer and orchestrator.
Bernard Alfred Nitzsche (22 April 1937 – 25 August 2000) known by pen name Jack Nitsche, was an American musician, arranger, songwriter, record producer and film score composer.
Jack Wall (born 1964 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania) is an American video game music composer.
Jacques Demy (5 June 1931 – 27 October 1990) was a French director, lyricist, and screenwriter.
James B. Campbell is a performer, pedagogue, and author within the realm of percussion and is a respected figure in the development of the contemporary percussion ensemble.
James Francis CameronSpace Foundation.
James Di Pasquale (born April 7, 1941) is an American musician and composer of contemporary classical music and music for television and films.
James Hannigan (born 23 July 1971) is a multiple award-winning British composer and music producer.
James Roy Horner (August 14, 1953 – June 22, 2015) was an American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores, writing over 100.
James L. Venable (born October 19, 1975) is an American composer, working primarily in American film and television.
James Newton Howard (born June 9, 1951) is an American composer, conductor, and music producer.
James Scott Levine (born 1974) is a composer and member of Remote Control Productions.
Jan Andrzej Paweł Kaczmarek (born 29 April 1953) is a Polish composer who has lived and worked in the United States since 1989.
Jan Hammer (born 17 April 1948) is a Czech-born American musician, composer and record producer.
Jane Antonia Cornish is a contemporary classical music composer based in New York City.
Jared Nathaniel Emerson-Johnson (born October 13, 1981) is an American video game music composer, sound designer, voice director and voice actor.
Jason Graves is an American television, film, and video game music composer.
Javier Navarrete (born 1956) is a Spanish composer of film scores.
Jay Chattaway (born July 8, 1946) is an American composer of film and television scores.
Jay Gruska (born April 23, 1952) is an American songwriter and composer best known for his film and television scoring, and for writing hit songs for a variety of artists.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jóhann Gunnar Jóhannsson (19 September 1969 – 9 February 2018) was an Icelandic composer who wrote music for a wide array of media including theatre, dance, television and films.
Jean-Claude Petit (born 14 November 1943) is a French composer and arranger, born in Vaires-sur-Marne.
Jeff Atmajian (born 1960 in Fresno, California) is an arranger and orchestrator for films.
Jeff Beal (born June 20, 1963) is an American composer of music for film, television, recordings, and the concert hall.
Geoffrey Arnold Beck (born 24 June 1944) is an English rock guitarist.
Jeff Danna (born 1964) is a Canadian composer.
Jeffrey Arnold "Jeff" Moss (June 19, 1942 – September 24, 1998) was a composer, lyricist, playwright and television writer, best known for his award-winning work on the children's television series Sesame Street.
Jeffrey Wayne Richmond (born January 7, 1961) is an American composer, actor, director, and producer.
Jeffrey Carl "Jeff" Rona (born March 3, 1957) is an American composer for film.
Jeff Russo (born August 31, 1969) is an American composer, songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and music producer, and one of the two founding members of American rock band Tonic.
Jenő Zádor (5 November 1894, Bátaszék – 4 April 1977, Hollywood, California), also known as Eugene Zador, was a Hungarian-born, American-naturalized composer.
Jennie Muskett is a British Emmy winning and Bafta nominated film and TV composer.
Jeremy Sams (born 12 January 1957, in London, England) is a British theatre director, writer, translator, orchestrator, musical director, film composer, and lyricist.
Jeremy Soule (born December 19, 1975 in Keokuk, Iowa) is an American composer of soundtracks for film, television and video games.
Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music.
Jerome Moross (August 1, 1913July 25, 1983) was an American composer.
Jerrold Immel (born 9 September 1936 in Los Angeles, California) is a United States television music composer, whose most famous works are the theme tune to the soap opera Dallas and Voyagers!.
Joshua Itzhak Feldman (June 17, 1922 – February 17, 1980), known professionally as Jerry Fielding, was an American jazz musician, arranger, band leader, and film composer who emerged in the 1960s after a decade on the blacklist to create boldly diverse and evocative Oscar-nominated scores, primarily for gritty, often brutally savage, western and crime action genres, including the Sam Peckinpah movies, The Wild Bunch (1969) and Straw Dogs (1971).
Jerrald King "Jerry" Goldsmith (February 10, 1929July 21, 2004) was an American composer and conductor most known for his work in film and television scoring.
Jerry Hey (born Dixon, Illinois 1950) is an American trumpeter, flugelhornist, horn arranger, string arranger, orchestrator and session musician who has played on hundreds of commercial recordings,http://www.discogs.com/artist/Jerry+Hey including Thriller and the distinctive flugelhorn solo on Dan Fogelberg's hit "Longer".
Gerald "Jerry" Wexler (January 10, 1917 – August 15, 2008) was a music journalist-turned music producer, and was one of the main record industry players behind music from the 1950s through the 1980s.
Jesper Kyd Jakobson (born February 3, 1972) is a Danish composer and sound designer, who has worked on various video game, television, and film projects.
Jessica Curry is an English composer, radio presenter and former co-head of the British video game development studio The Chinese Room.
James William Dooley (February 8, 1930 – January 8, 2008) was an American football player and coach who is best remembered for his tenures as a player and coach with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL).
Jim Parker (born 1934) is a British composer.
Jimmie Haskell (born Sheridan Pearlman, November 7, 1936 – February 4, 2016) was an American composer and arranger for a variety of popular singers and motion pictures.
James Michael Aloysius Bradford (born 16 March 1954), known as Jimmy Nail, is an English singer-songwriter, actor, film producer, and television writer.
Jocelyn Pook (born 14 February 1960) is an English composer, pianist and viola player.
Joseph James Dante Jr. (born November 28, 1946) is an American film director, producer, editor and actor.
Joseph Harnell (August 2, 1924 – July 14, 2005) was an American composer and arranger.
, known professionally as, is a Japanese composer and musical director known for over 100 film scores and solo albums dating back to 1981.
David Ian "Joe" Jackson (born 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter.
Joseph Wayne Kraemer (born September 10, 1964) is a former professional baseball pitcher.
Joe Kraemer (born 1971) is an American composer.
Joe Renzetti an American Academy Award-winning film composer, and session musician.
Joel Douek is a film and television composer.
Joel King Goldsmith (November 19, 1957 – April 29, 2012) was an American composer of film, television, and video game music.
Joel Hirschhorn (December 18, 1937 – September 17, 2005) was an American songwriter.
Joel McNeely (born March 28, 1959) is an American composer, arranger, musician, songwriter, and record producer.
Joel Rosenbaum (born October 4, 1933) is a professor of cell biology at Yale University.
Joseph "Joey" Newman (born September 9, 1976) is a Los Angeles-based film composer, orchestrator, arranger and conductor working in the fields of film and television.
Johan Söderqvist (born 11 February 1966) is a Swedish film score composer.
John Mervyn Addison (16 March 19207 December 1998) was a British composer best known for his film scores.
John Altman (born 5 December 1949) is an English film composer, music arranger, orchestrator and conductor.
John Barry Prendergast, (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English composer and conductor of film music.
John Harry Cacavas (August 13, 1930 – January 28, 2014) was an American composer and conductor probably best known for his television scores, such as Kojak, for which he was the chief composer.
John Cameron (born 20 March 1944, Woodford, Essex, England) is a British composer, arranger, conductor and musician.
John Paul Corigliano (born 16 February 1938) is an American composer of classical music.
John Cardon Debney (born August 18, 1956) is an American film composer and conductor.
John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the American composer of a number of musicals as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb.
John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator and filmmaker, and former chief creative officer of Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios.
John Leipold (February 26, 1888 – March 8, 1970) was an American film score composer.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Lunn (born May 13, 1956) is a Scottish composer, known for his soundtrack work for television.
John Lurie (born December 14, 1952) is an American musician, painter, actor, director, and producer.
John Leonard Morris (October 18, 1926 – January 25, 2018) was an American film, television and broadway composer, dance arranger, conductor, and trained concert pianist.
John Murphy (born 4 March 1965) is a British film composer.
John Ottman (born July 6, 1964) is an American film composer and editor.
John Paul Hammond (born November 13, 1942, New York City) is an American singer and musician.
John Paesano is an American film composer who won an Annie Award for Dragons: Riders of Berk.
John Powell (born 18 September 1963) is an English composer, best known for his scores to motion pictures.
John Scott Trotter (June 14, 1908–October 29, 1975), also known as Uncle John was an American arranger, composer and orchestra leader.
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist.
Johnny Douglas (19 June 1920 – 20 April 2003) was an English composer, musical director and string arranger, perhaps best known for his work in the easy listening genre.
John Waldo Green (October 10, 1908 – May 15, 1989) was an American songwriter, composer, musical arranger, conductor and pianist.
Johnny Klimek (born August 18, 1962) is an Australian musician, music producer, and composer, best known for his work innovative work in underground electronica music scene and for his film scores.
John Alfred "Johnny" Mandel (born November 23, 1925) is a Grammy and Oscar-winning American composer and arranger of popular songs, film music and jazz.
John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
Jon Brion (born December 11, 1963) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and composer.
Jon Ehrlich is a television and film composer.
Jonas Mosa Gwangwa (born 1937) is a South African Jazz musician, songwriter and producer.
Jonathan (Jon) Goldsmith is a Canadian musician, arranger, producer and composer.
Jonathan Tunick (born April 19, 1938, New York City) is an American orchestrator, musical director, and composer, one of twelve people to have won all four major American show business awards: the Tony Awards, Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards.
Jonathan Whitehead is a musician, born in 1960 in Denton, Lancashire, who has written music for television comedies such as The Day Today, Brass Eye, Black Books, Green Wing, Campus and Nathan Barley.
Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood (born 5 November 1971) is an English musician and composer.
Jorge Calandrelli is an Argentinian-born composer, arranger and conductor.
Joseph Brooks, born Joseph Kaplan (March 11, 1938 – May 22, 2011), and also known as Joe Brooks or Joey Brooks, was an American composer, director, producer, and screenwriter.
Joseph Richard Conlan is a 2 time EMMY nominated film & television composer based in Los Angeles.
Joseph J. Lilley (1913–1971) was an American composer.
Joseph LoDuca is an American television and film score composer best known for his work writing television scores for the series Spartacus, Leverage, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Young Hercules, The Librarians TV series, American Gothic and Jack of All Trades.
Joseph Trapanese (born 1984) is an American composer, arranger, and producer.
Julian Nott (born Julian Franklin Keith Nott, 23 August 1960) is a British film composer, mostly of animated films.
Antonius Tom Holkenborg (born 8 December 1967), known by his stage name Junkie XL and occasionally JXL, is a Dutch composer, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, producer, and engineer.
Justin Hurwitz (born January 22, 1985) by Nate Bloom.
Kaki King (born Katherine Elizabeth King, August 24, 1979) is an American guitarist and composer.
Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978), better known by her stage name Karen O, is a South Korean-born American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.
Karl Hajos (January 28, 1889 – February 1, 1950) was a Hungarian composer who worked on many film scores.
Kenneth Lorin Darby (May 13, 1909 – January 24, 1992) was an American composer, vocal arranger, lyricist, and conductor.
Kenneth Charles "Ken" Howard (born 26 December 1939) is an English songwriter, lyricist, author and television director.
Kenneth "Ken" Thorne (26 January 1924 – 9 July 2014) was a British television and film score composer.
Kenneth Lee "Kenny" Ascher (born October 26, 1944 in Washington, D.C.) is an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger who is active in jazz, rock, classical, and musical theater genres — in live venues, recording studios, and cinema production.
Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1959) is a British actor, director, producer, and screenwriter from Belfast in Northern Ireland.
Kenneth Seymour Webb (16 October 1885 New York City – 6 March 1966 Hollywood, California) was an American film director, screenwriter, and composer noted for directing a number of films in the early age of the American film industry.
Kenneth Young, also known as Kenneth C. M. Young or Kenny Young, is a Scottish freelance audio director, composer, sound designer and writer.
Kenyon Hopkins (January 15, 1912 – April 7, 1983) was an American composer who composed many film scores in a jazz idiom.
Kevin Riepl is an American composer for video games, films and television series.
Kevin Sargent is a British composer for film and television who began his career as a drummer, percussionist and keyboardist with cult dance/rock pioneers Thrashing Doves.
Kevin Patrick Shields (born 21 May 1963) is an American-born Irish musician, singer-songwriter, composer, and producer, best known as the vocalist and guitarist of the band My Bloody Valentine.
King Kong is a 2005 epic monster adventure film co-written, produced, and directed by Peter Jackson.
, born (February 4, 1953), is a Japanese recording artist, composer, record producer and arranger noted for his electronic-instrumental music, and is often associated and regarded as one of the most prominent musical acts of New-age music.
Klaus Badelt (born 12 June 1967) is a German film composer, known for his collaborations with Hans Zimmer, helping to write scores for dozens of critically acclaimed films including The Thin Red Line, The Prince of Egypt, Gladiator, and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
is a Japanese composer, conductor, and orchestrator.
is a Japanese music composer, pianist, and sound director who works for the video game development company Nintendo.
is a Japanese music composer.
Koyaanisqatsi, also known as Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, is a 1982 American experimental film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke.
Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor.
Kristopher Lee Carter (born February 5, 1972 Bexar County, Texas) is an American composer.
Krzysztof Komeda (born Krzysztof Trzciński; 27 April 1931 – 23 April 1969) was a Polish film music composer and jazz pianist.
Kurt Kuenne is an American filmmaker and composer.
Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States.
La-La Land Records is an American record company based in Burbank, California (91502).
Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-born American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor.
Lawrence Cecil Adler (February 10, 1914 – August 6, 2001) was an American harmonica player.
Lawrence Nash Groupé, born April 1957, best known as Larry Groupé, is an American film score composer for Immediate Music's offshoot label, Imperativa Records.
Larry Russell (October 14, 1913 – February 14, 1954) was an American composer working mostly in the motion picture industry.
Laura Anne Karpman (born March 1, 1959, in Los Angeles) is an American composer, whose work has included music for film, television, video games, theater, and the concert hall.
Laurence Rosenthal (born November 4, 1926) is an American composer, arranger and conductor for theater, television and film.
Lee Aronsohn (born December 15, 1952) is an American television writer, composer and producer.
Lee Elwood Holdridge (born March 3, 1944) is an American composer and orchestrator.
Leigh Adrian Harline (March 26, 1907 – December 10, 1969) was an American film composer and songwriter.
Leith Stevens (September 13, 1909 – July 23, 1970) was an American music composer and conductor of radio and film scores.
A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase"Kennedy (1987), Leitmotiv associated with a particular person, place, or idea.
Leonard George "Lennie" Hayton (February 14, 1908 – April 24, 1971) was an American musician, composer, conductor and arranger.
Lennie Niehaus (né Leonard Niehaus; born June 1, 1929) is an American alto saxophonist, arranger, and composer on the West Coast jazz scene.
Leo Arnaud or Léo Arnaud (July 24, 1904 – April 26, 1991) was a French-American composer of film scores, best known for "Bugler's Dream", which is used as the theme by television networks presenting the Olympic Games in the United States.
Leo Erdody (December 17, 1888 – April 5, 1949) was an American film composer of Hungarian descent.
Leo Frank Forbstein (October 16, 1892 – March 16, 1948) was an American film musical director and orchestra conductor who worked on more than 550 projects during a twenty-year period.
Leo Shuken (born December 8, 1906, Los Angeles, California - d. July 24, 1976, Santa Monica, California) was an American film music composer, arranger and musical director.
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.
Leonard Rosenman (September 7, 1924 – March 4, 2008) was an American film, television and concert composer with credits in over 130 works, including Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Beneath the Planet of the Apes and the animated The Lord of the Rings.
Leslie Bricusse (born 29 January 1931) is an English composer, lyricist, and playwright, most prominently working in musicals and also film theme songs.
Lionel Bart (1 August 1930 – 3 April 1999) was a writer and composer of British pop music and musicals.
Lionel Newman (January 4, 1916 – February 3, 1989) was an American conductor, pianist, and film and television composer.
Lior Rosner is a film, TV and classical music composer, conductor, and theme branding expert who created the theme for The Ellen DeGeneres Show and whose accolades include the International Film Music Critics Association nominee for “They’ll Remember You” an orchestral accompanied choral showpiece for the end titles from the movie Valkyrie.
Lisa Coleman (born August 17, 1960) is an American musician and composer.
Lisa Gerrard (born 12 April 1961) is an Australian musician, singer and composer who rose to prominence as part of the music group Dead Can Dance with music partner Brendan Perry.
The following film directors and film score composers have worked together on multiple projects.
The following is a list of notable people who compose or have composed soundtrack music for films (i.e. film scores), television, video games and radio.
Logic Pro is a digital audio workstation (DAW) and MIDI sequencer software application for the macOS platform.
Lolita Ritmanis (born November 1, 1962) is an American composer, known for her film and television scores, including her work on the animated series Batman Beyond.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
Lorne Balfe (born 23 February 1976) is a Scottish music producer and composer for film, television, and video games.
Lost is an American drama television series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes.
Louis Applebaum, (April 3, 1918April 19, 2000) was a Canadian film score composer, administrator, and conductor.
Louis Ferdinand Gottschalk (October 7, 1864 – July 15, 1934) was an American composer and conductor born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Louis Febre (born June 21, 1959) is a Mexican born composer, best known for his work on the television series Smallville.
Louis Gruenberg (June 9, 1964) was a Russian-born American pianist and prolific composer, especially of operas.
Louis "Lou" Silvers (September 6, 1889 – March 26, 1954) was an American film score composer whose work has been used in more than 250 movies.
Luc Besson (born 18 March 1959) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Lucas Vidal (born 1984) is a two time Goya Awards winner Spanish composer who became the youngest Berklee College of Music student ever to compose and record the score to a feature film with a full orchestra and best known for scores such as Fast & Furious 6.
Lucien Moraweck (May 24, 1901, Belfort - October 20, 1973, San Diego, California) was a French jazz pianist.
Ludwig Elias "Lud" GluskinState of New York Certificate and Record of Birth, January 4, 1899.
Ludovic Bource (born 19 August 1970 in Pontivy) is a French composer best known for his work in film scoring.
Ludwig Göransson (born September 1, 1984), also known under the stage name Ludovin, is a Swedish composer and record producer.
Luis Enríquez Bacalov (30 August 1933 – 15 November 2017) was an Argentine-born Italian composer of film scores.
Luke Skywalker is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the original film trilogy of the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas.
Lynn Ahrens (born October 1, 1948) is an American writer and lyricist for the musical theatre, television and film.
M (M – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder — M – A City Searches for a Murderer) is a 1931 German horror drama-thriller film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Peter Lorre.
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The magic lantern, also known by its Latin name lanterna magica, is an early type of image projector employing pictures painted, printed or produced photographically on transparent plates (usually made of glass), one or more lenses, and a light source.
is a Japanese music composer and orchestrator who works for the video game development company Nintendo.
Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, CBE (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer.
Manuel De Sica (24 February 1949 – 5 December 2014) was an Italian composer.
Marc Bonilla is an American guitarist and composer.
Marc Shaiman (SHAY-man) (born October 22, 1959) is a Grammy, Emmy, Tony award-winning, and multi-Oscar-nominated American composer and lyricist for films, television, and theatre.
Marc Streitenfeld (born 1974) is a German composer of film scores.
Marc Wilkinson (born 27 July 1929) is an Australian composer and conductor best known for his film scores, including The Blood on Satan's Claw, and incidental music for the theatre, most notably for Peter Shaffer's The Royal Hunt of the Sun.
Marcelo Uchoa Zarvos (born October 1969) is a Brazilian pianist and composer.
Marco Edward Beltrami (born October 7, 1966) is an American film and television composer and conductor, best known for his work scoring horror films such as Scream (1996) and its sequels, Mimic (1997), The Faculty (1998), Resident Evil (2002), Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2011) and The Woman in Black (2012).
Maribeth Solomon (born June 23, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian film and television composer and songwriter.
Marius de Vries (born 1961) is an English music producer and composer.
Mark Bradshaw (born 1983 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian composer known for his work in film and television.
Mark Griskey (born 1963) is an American composer who has composed for such popular games as Marvel Heroes (video game), Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II The Sith Lords, and Star Wars: The Old Republic as well as several titles for Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Mark Ware Isham (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician.
Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
Mark Leggett is a Los Angeles-based, twice Emmy nominated guitarist/composer who has composed music for hundreds of television and documentary productions in the U.S. Credits include television series My Name Is Earl, theme music for The Pretender (Emmy nominated), the Dolly Parton television movie “Coat of Many Colors”, and the independent feature film American Romance.
Mark Alan Mancina is an American composer, mostly for film soundtracks.
Mark McKenzie is an American film composer and orchestrator.
Mark Allen Mothersbaugh (born May 18, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, author and visual artist.
Mark Orton is an American composer and musician.
Mark Russell (born 23 May 1960) is a British composer whose works include music for the television series Cold Feet, Murder City, The Bill, The Worst Witch, Inspector George Gently and Kingdom.
Mark Snow (born Martin Fulterman, August 26, 1946) is an American composer for film and television.
Mark Watters is an American composer of music for film and television.
Marlin Skiles (1906–1981) was an American composer of film and television scores.
Martin Phipps (born 1 August 1968) is a British composer, who has worked on numerous film and television projects.
Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years.
Martin Louis Paich (January 23, 1925 – August 12, 1995) was an American pianist, composer, arranger, record producer, music director, and conductor.
John Marty Stuart (born September 30, 1958) is an American country music singer-songwriter, known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly, honky tonk, and traditional country music.
Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944August 6, 2012) was an American composer and conductor.
Thomas Marvin Hatley (April 3, 1905 – August 23, 1986), professionally known simply as Marvin Hatley, was an American film composer and musical director, best known for his work for the Hal Roach studio from 1929 until 1940.
Mason K. Daring (born September 21, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American musician and composer of scores for film and television.
Matthew Margeson (born June 9, 1980) is an American composer, musician, and arranger of film, television, and video game scores.
Matthew Wilder is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Maurice Ernest Gibb (22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer, who achieved fame as a member of the pop group the Bee Gees.
Maurice-Alexis Jarre (13 September 192428 March 2009) was a French composer and conductor, "one of the giants of 20th-century film music" who was "among the most sought-after composers in the movie industry" and "a creator of both subtle underscoring and grand, sweeping themes, not only writing for conventional orchestras...
Maurizio Malagnini is an Italian composer who lives in London.
Mauro Bolognini (28 June 1922 – 14 May 2001) was an Italian film and stage director of literate sensibility, known for his masterly handling of period subject matter.
Max Richter (born 22 March 1966) is a West German-born British composer who has been an influential voice in post-minimalist composition and in the meeting of contemporary classical and alternative popular musical styles since the early 2000s.
Maximilian Raoul Steiner (May 10, 1888 – December 28, 1971) was an Austrian-born American music composer for theatre and films.
Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known for writing the book, music, and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man.
In music, metre (Am. meter) refers to the regularly recurring patterns and accents such as bars and beats.
Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang.
Mica Levi (born February 1987), known by her stage name Micachu, is an English singer, songwriter, composer and producer.
Michael Brook (born 1951) is a Canadian guitarist, inventor, producer, and film music composer.
Michael Cimino (February 3, 1939 – July 2, 2016) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and author.
Michael Giacchino (born October 10, 1967) is an American composer of music for films, television and video games.
Michael Gore (born March 5, 1951) is an American composer.
Michael Hoenig (born 4 January 1952) is a German composer who has composed music for several films and games, in addition to two solo albums, including the highly acclaimed 1978 album Departure from the Northern Wasteland.
Michael Josephs (born 1959) is an American film and television score composer.
Michael Arnold Kamen (April 15, 1948 – November 18, 2003) was an American composer (especially of film scores), orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, songwriter, and session musician.
Michael McCann (also known as Behavior) is a Canadian composer for television, video games, and film.
Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano.
Michael Price is an English award-winning composer, producer, arranger and music editor.
Michael Richard Plowman (born July 20, 1965) is a British composer and conductor, based in London, UK, Los Angeles County, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Michael Starobin is an orchestrator, arranger, and musical director, primarily for the stage, film and television.
Michael Stearns (born 1948) is a United States musician and composer of ambient music.
Michel Colombier (May 23, 1939 – November 14, 2004) was a French composer, arranger, and conductor.
Michel Legrand (born 24 February 1932) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and jazz pianist.
Michel Magne (20 March 1930 in Lisieux, Calvados, France – 19 December 1984 in Cergy-Pontoise, Val-d'Oise) was a French film and experimental music composer.
Michel Michelet (July 14, 1894 – December 28, 1995) was a composer of film scores.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
A MIDI mockup is an extensive demo of a recording project built using samplers to stand in for acoustic instruments.
Michael Gordon Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English musician and composer.
Mike Post (born Leland Michael Postil, September 29, 1944) is an American composer, best known for his TV theme songs for such series as Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, The A-Team, NYPD Blue, Renegade, The Rockford Files, L.A. Law, Quantum Leap, Magnum, P.I., and Hill Street Blues.
Mike Reagan is an American composer, songwriter and music producer whose music has been featured in multiple video games, television commercials, and film projects, including Any Given Sunday, and Elmo in Grouchland, which won a Grammy Award for Best Children’s Soundtrack.
Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis (Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης; born 29 July 1925) is a Greek songwriter and composer who has written over 1000 songs.
Miklós Rózsa (18 April 1907 – 27 July 1995) was a Hungarian-American composer trained in Germany (1925–1931), and active in France (1931–1935), the United Kingdom (1935–1940), and the United States (1940–1995), with extensive sojourns in Italy from 1953.
Milan Records is a record label located in Los Angeles, California specializing in film scores and soundtrack albums.
Elliott Miles Goodman (August 27, 1948 – August 16, 1996) was an American composer for television and film.
Mitchell Froom (born June 29, 1953) is an American musician and record producer.
Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Morris Stoloff (1 August 1898 – 16 April 1980) was a musical composer.
Morton Gould (December 10, 1913February 21, 1996) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist.
Morton Stevens (January 30, 1929 – November 11, 1991) was an American film score composer.
MovieScore Media is a Swedish record label devoted to original film scores, founded in 2005 by former film music journalist Mikael Carlsson.
Murray Jonathan Gold (born 28 February 1969) is a five-time BAFTA nominated English composer for stage, film, and television and a dramatist for both theatre and radio.
Bollywood songs, more formally known as Hindi film songs, or filmi songs are songs featured in Bollywood films.
The music of the Star Wars franchise is composed and produced in conjunction with the development of the feature films, television series, and other merchandise within the epic space opera franchise created by George Lucas.
The music of The Lord of the Rings film series was composed, orchestrated, conducted and produced by Howard Shore.
The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.
In art, musivisual language is a semiotic system that is the synchronous union of music and image.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Joel Zwick and written by Nia Vardalos, who also stars in the film as Fotoula "Toula" Portokalos, a middle class Greek American woman who falls in love with non-Greek upper middle class White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Ian Miller.
"My Heart Will Go On," also called "My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from Titanic)", is the main theme song to James Cameron's blockbuster film Titanic, based on an account of the eponymous British transatlantic ocean liner.
Mychael Danna (born September 20, 1958) is a Canadian film composer.
Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and composer.
is a Japanese composer who has provided the music for several popular anime series including the first five Pretty Cure series, X, Eureka Seven, Sword of the Stranger, and Blood-C. He graduated from the Tokyo College of Music in 1993.
Nathan Barr (born 1973; also known as Nate Barr) is an American film and television composer known for playing the majority of the instruments heard in his compositions.
Nathan Tyler Johnson (born August 4, 1976) is an American film composer, director, and producer.
Nathaniel D. Mann was an American composer best known for his work with L. Frank Baum.
Nathaniel Shilkret (December 25, 1889 – February 18, 1982) was an American composer, conductor, clarinetist, pianist, business executive, and music director.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (released on home video as National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets) is a 2007 American mystery adventure film directed by Jon Turteltaub and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Neal Acree (born July 11, 1974) is an American composer of film, television, and video game music.
Neal Paul Hefti (October 29, 1922 – October 11, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger.
Ned Washington (August 15, 1901 – December 20, 1976) was an American lyricist born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
Nellee Hooper (born 15 March 1963) is a British producer/remixer/composer known for his work with many major recording artists beginning in the late 1980s.
Nelson Smock Riddle Jr. (June 1, 1921 – October 6, 1985) was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator whose career stretched from the late 1940s to the mid-1980s.
New-age music is a genre of music intended to create artistic inspiration, relaxation, and optimism.
Nicholas Hooper is a British film and television composer.
Nick Glennie-Smith (born 3 October 1951) is an English film score composer, conductor, and musician whose most prominent work is in collaboration with Hans Zimmer on the scores to the Academy Award-nominated 1994 animated film The Lion King, the 1996 action film The Rock, the 2006 historical movie Children of Glory and the 1993 spy thriller Point of No Return.
Nico Muhly (born August 26, 1981) is an American contemporary classical music composer and arranger who has worked and recorded with both classical and pop musicians.
Nicola Piovani (born 26 May 1946) is an Italian light-classical musician, theater and film score composer, and winner of the 1998 Best Original Dramatic Score Oscar for the score of the Roberto Benigni film La Vita è bella, better known to English-speaking audiences as Life Is Beautiful.
Nigel Westlake (born 6 September 1958) is an Australian composer, performer and conductor.
Giovanni "Nino" Rota (3 December 1911 – 10 April 1979) was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor and academic who is best known for his film scores, notably for the films of Federico Fellini and Luchino Visconti.
is a Japanese video game composer, best known for scoring most of the titles in the Final Fantasy series by Square Enix.
Norman Gimbel (born November 16, 1927) is an American lyricist of popular songs, television and movie themes whose writing career includes such titles as "Sway", "Canadian Sunset", "Summer Samba", "The Girl from Ipanema", "Killing Me Softly with His Song", "Meditation", and "I Will Wait for You", along with an Oscar for "It Goes Like It Goes" - from the film Norma Rae.
Norman Jesse Whitfield (May 12, 1940 – September 16, 2008) was an American songwriter and producer, who worked with Berry Gordy's Motown labels during the 1960s.
Normand Corbeil (April 6, 1956 – January 25, 2013) was a Canadian composer known for his work on films, video games and television.
The Northwest Sinfonia is a symphonic orchestra based in Seattle, mostly renowned for recording soundtracks to motion pictures and computer games.
Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror; or simply Nosferatu) is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok.
Oliver George Wallace (August 6, 1887 – September 15, 1963) was an English-born American composer and conductor.
Olivier Deriviere (born 26 December 1978) is a French video game composer, best known for his work on the Alone in the Dark, Obscure and Remember Me soundtracks; the latter of which notably won the 2013 IFMCA award for Best Original Score for a Video Game or Interactive Media.
On the Waterfront is a 1954 American crime drama film directed by Elia Kazan, and written by Budd Schulberg.
Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 epic crime drama film co-written and directed by Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods.
Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 epic Spaghetti Western film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.
Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra (or, more loosely, for any musical ensemble, such as a concert band) or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.
Otto Ludwig Preminger (5 December 1905 – 23 April 1986) was an American theatre and film director, originally from Austria-Hungary.
Michael James Owen Pallett (born September 7, 1979) is a Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist, who performs solo as Owen Pallett or, before 2010, under the name Final Fantasy.
Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gómez (21 December 194725 February 2014), known as Paco de Lucía, was a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, composer and producer.
Paddy Kingsland (born 30 January 1947) is a composer of electronic music best known for his incidental music for science fiction series on BBC radio and television whilst working at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Patrick Joseph "Paddy" McAloon is an English singer-songwriter and a founder of the band Prefab Sprout.
Patrick Doyle (born 6 April 1953) is a Scottish film composer.
William Patrick Gowers (5 May 1936 – 30 December 2014) was an English composer, mainly known for his film scores.
Patrick Moody Williams (born April 23, 1939) is an American composer, arranger, and conductor who has worked in many genres of music, and in film and television.
Paul Cantelon (born December 25, 1959) is an American composer of contemporary classical music, a film score composer and an actor He is also a violinist, pianist, and accordionist, and a founding member of the American alternative band Wild Colonials.
Paul Seiko Chihara (born July 9, 1938) is an American composer.
Paul Englishby is a film and theatre composer, orchestrator, conductor and pianist.
Paul Haslinger (born 11 December 1962) is an Austrian musician and composer.
Paul Leonard-Morgan (born 1974) is a Scottish composer, particularly known for his work in scoring for television and film.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
Paul J. Smith (October 30, 1906 – January 25, 1985) was an American music composer.
Paul Hamilton Williams Jr. (born September 19, 1940) is an American composer, singer, songwriter and actor.
Peer Gynt is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen published in 1867.
Percy Faith (April 7, 1908 – February 9, 1976) was a Canadian bandleader, orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his lush arrangements of pop and Christmas standards.
Perry Botkin Jr. (born April 16, 1933 in New York, New York) is an American composer, producer, arranger, and musician.
Perseverance Records is a record label which releases film scores on CD and online.
Pietro "Pete" Rugolo (December 25, 1915 – October 16, 2011) was an American jazz composer, arranger and record producer.
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Peter Ashley Greenwell (12 August 1929, Hampton-in-Arden – 4 June 2006, Dénia) was an English composer and pianist best known as an accompanist to Noël Coward.
Peter Herman Adler (2 December 1899, Gablonz an der Neiße, Bohemia – 2 October 1990, Ridgefield, Connecticut) was an American conductor born in Austria–Hungary in Gablonz an der Neiße, which is now in the Czech Republic.
Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer.
Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; 26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American actor.
Peter Martin (born 1970) is an American jazz pianist.
Peter Matz (November 6, 1928 – August 9, 2002) was an American musician, composer, arranger and conductor.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (8 September 1934 – 14 March 2016) was an English composer and conductor.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Phil Boutelje (6 August 1895 in Philadelphia - 29 July 1979 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles) was an American pianist, songwriter, composer, author and conductor.
Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer.
Philip Miller (born 7 June 1964) is a South African, international composer and sound artist based in Cape Town.
Philip Powers (born 1963) is a record producer specialising in scores and classical music.
Philippe Rombi (born 3 April 1968) is a French film score composer.
Philippe Sarde (born 21 June 1948) is a French film composer.
Photoplay music is incidental music, soundtrack music, and themes written specifically for the accompaniment of silent films.
Pieter Alan Bourke is an Australian composer, keyboardist, percussionist and audio engineer.
Pinar Toprak is a Turkish–American composer of film scores.
Giuseppe "Pino" Donaggio (born 24 November 1941) is an Italian musician, singer, and film composer.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Gore Verbinski and the first film in the ''Pirates of the Caribbean'' film series.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
A pops orchestra is an orchestra that plays popular music (generally traditional pop) and show tunes as well as well-known classical works.
Powaqqatsi (or Powaqqatsi: Life in Transformation) is a 1988 American documentary film directed by Godfrey Reggio and the sequel to Reggio's experimental 1982 film, Koyaanisqatsi.
Primal is an action-adventure horror video game developed by SCE Studio Cambridge and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 2.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.
Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (also Senator Leia Organa or General Leia Organa) is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed in films by Carrie Fisher.
Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation developed and released by Avid Technology for Microsoft Windows and macOS which can be used for a wide range of sound recording and sound production purposes.
PRS for Music Limited (formerly The MCPS-PRS Alliance Limited) is the UK’s leading collection society, bringing together two collection societies: the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) and the Performing Right Society (PRS).
Psycho is a 1960 American NR psychological-horror film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, and written by Joseph Stefano.
Public Radio International (PRI) is an American public radio organization.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Quincy Delight Jones III (born 23 December 1968) (also known as QDIII, QD3 and Snoopy) is a Swedish-American music producer, film producer, and author.
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Ralph Jose P. Burns (29 June 1922 – 21 November 2001) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger.
Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872– 26 August 1958) was an English composer.
Ramin Djawadi (رامین جوادی; born July 19, 1974) is an Iranian-German composer.
Randy Edelman (born June 10, 1947) is an American musician, producer, and composer for film and television known for his work in comedy films.
Randy Kerber (born September 25, 1958 in Encino, California) is a composer, orchestrator and keyboard player, who has had a prolific career in the world of cinema.
Randall Stuart Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant (and often satirical) pop songs, and for film scores.
Ravi Shankar (Bengali: রবি শঙ্কর) (7 April 192011 December 2012), born Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury, his name often preceded by the title Pandit ('Master'), was an Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music.
Ray Colcord III (December 24, 1949 – February 5, 2016) was an American film and television composer, known for TV series such as 227, The Facts of Life, Silver Spoons, My Two Dads, Dinosaurs, Big Brother, and Boy Meets World.
Ray Heindorf (August 25, 1908 – February 3, 1980) was an American songwriter, composer, conductor, and arranger.
Raymond Rasch (March 1, 1917 – December 23, 1964) was a pianist and arranger on the Hollywood scene in 1950s and 1960s.
Róbert Gulya (born 10 November 1973) is a Hungarian composer.
Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 American drama film about emotionally confused suburban, middle-class teenagers.
Reinhold Heil (born 1954) is a German-born film and television composer based in Los Angeles.
René Clair (11 November 1898 – 15 March 1981) born René-Lucien Chomette, was a French filmmaker and writer.
Richard Howard Band (born December 28, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer of film music.
Richard Roe Bellis (born April 3, 1946) in Pasadena, California), is an American composer. One of his most notable works was for the mini-series Stephen King's It. Bellis is a former President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, former governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy Awards) a USC lecturer and the composer of music for numerous TV movies. He also composed the score the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The House of Quark". Bellis attended John Muir High School, from which he graduated in 1964. He became a musical director for traveling acts like Connie Stevens and Sally Struthers. For many years, he has directed the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop. In 1960, he played a teen-aged Cheyenne Bodie in a flashback sequence on the season premiere episode "The Longest Rope", of the ABC/Warner Brothers western series, Cheyenne, with Clint Walker.
Richard Hageman (9 July 1881 – 6 March 1966) was a Dutch-born American conductor, pianist, composer, and actor.
Richard Hartley (born 28 July 1944) is an English composer, best known for his work on The Rocky Horror Show.
Richard Harvey (born 25 September 1953) is a BAFTA Award–winning English musician and composer.
Richard Adrian Jacques (born 2 April 1973) is a British multi-award winning composer of film, television and video game music.
Richard Morton Sherman (born June 12, 1928) is an American songwriter who specialized in musical films with his brother Robert B. Sherman.
Richard Stephen Robbins (December 4, 1940 – November 7, 2012) was an American-born composer, best known for his motion picture scores for the Merchant Ivory films.
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music.
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (29 March 193624 December 2012) was an English composer of film, TV and concert music, and also a jazz pianist.
Richard Stone (November 27, 1953 – March 9, 2001) was an American composer.
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Richard Wells is a BAFTA-nominated film, TV and games composer.
Rick Lloyd is a British composer and musical director best known as a member of the original Flying Pickets who had a Christmas number 1 hit in 1983 with a cover of Yazoo's "Only You".
Rick Wentworth is a BAFTA-nominated film and TV composer, conductor, orchestrator and arranger.
Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
Riziero "Riz" Ortolani (25 March 192623 January 2014) was an Italian film composer.
Rob Mathes is an American record producer, music arranger, composer, songwriter, and performer.
Robert Armbruster (October 9, 1897 – June 20, 1994) was a Philadelphia-born American composer, conductor, pianist and songwriter.
Robert Bernard Sherman (December 19, 1925 – March 6, 2012)Robert B. Sherman IMDB.com Profile> was an American songwriter who specialized in musical films with his brother Richard Morton Sherman.
Robert Duncan is a Canadian composer of film and television music.
Robert Emmett "Bobby" Dolan (August 3, 1908 – September 26, 1972) was a Broadway conductor, composer and arranger beginning in the 1920s.
Robert Folk (born March 5, 1949) is an American film and television composer and conductor who has written many movie scores, as well as other orchestral music in a classical style.
Robert Russell Bennett (June 15, 1894 – August 18, 1981) was an American composer and arranger, best known for his orchestration of many well-known Broadway and Hollywood musicals by other composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Richard Rodgers.
Robert Elisabeth Stolz (25 August 188027 June 1975) was an Austrian songwriter and conductor as well as a composer of operettas and film music.
Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American screenwriter and filmmaker frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects.
Robin Hugh Gibb (22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the pop group the Bee Gees.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rodney Marvin "Rod" McKuen (April 29, 1933 – January 29, 2015) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, and actor.
Rodney Lynn "Rod" Temperton (9 October 1949 – September/October 2016) was an English songwriter, record producer and musician.
Roger Edens (November 9, 1905 – July 13, 1970) was a Hollywood composer, arranger and associate producer, and is considered one of the major creative figures in Arthur Freed's musical film production unit at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during the "golden era of Hollywood".
Roger Eugene Eno was born in Woodbridge, England in 1959.
Roger Kellaway (born November 1, 1939) is an American composer, arranger, and pianist.
Rolfe R. Kent (born 1963) is a British film score composer.
Ron Fish is an American musician and recording artist.
Ronald Alfred Goodwin (17 February 19258 January 2003) was an English composer and conductor known for his film music.
Ronald Erle Grainer (11 August 1922 – 21 February 1981) was a British composer.
Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Ronald Jones (born July 7, 1954 in Kansas City, Kansas) is an American composer who has written music for television shows, including Star Trek: The Next Generation, DuckTales, American Dad!, and Family Guy.
Ronald "Ron" Ramin (born 1953 in New York CityMichael H. Perlman: Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park. Arcadia Publishing, New York, 2015) is an American composer for TV, film and, more recently, for the concert hall.
Roque Baños López (born 1968) is a Spanish music composer whose place of birth is Jumilla, a municipality in the Spanish region of Murcia.
Roy Webb (né Royden Denslow Webb; October 3, 1888 – December 10, 1982) was an American film music composer.
Rupert Gregson-Williams (born October 12, 1966) is a British composer of motion picture and television scores.
Russ Landau is an American composer of film and television scores and themes including seaQuest 2032, Survivor, Fear Factor, and Pirate Master for which he won an Emmy in 2008.
Russell Brower is an American music composer and three-time Emmy Award-winning sound designer who has created sounds for Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs and Batman: The Animated Series, and video game music for games including Joint Operations, World of Warcraft, Starcraft II and Diablo III.
Russell Shaw is a BAFTA nominated British composer and sound designer.
Ryland Peter "Ry" Cooder (born March 15, 1947) is an American musician, songwriter, film score composer, and record producer.
Ryan Shore (born 29 December 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian composer, songwriter, and music director for film, television, virtual reality, records, games, concerts, and theater.
() is a Japanese musician, singer, composer, record producer, activist, writer, actor and dancer, based in Tokyo and New York.
Robert Fitzgerald Diggs (born July 5, 1969), better known by his stage name RZA, is an American rapper, record producer, musician, actor, filmmaker and author.
Sam Cardon is a composer whose credits include 15 large-format films: Titans Of The Ice Age, Mummies, Mystic India, Texas, The Big Picture, Forces Of Nature, Lewis and Clark, The Legendary Journeys, Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure, Mysteries of Egypt, Olympic Glory, Whales, Building the Dream at Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California; Treasure of the Gods at Zion National Park, Utah and The Secret of San Francisco at Pier 39.
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
Samuel "Sam" Hoffenstein (October 8, 1890 - October 6, 1947) was a screenwriter and a musical composer.
Sarah Class is an English composer, singer and songwriter, described by HMV Classical Reviews magazine as 'one of Britain's brightest young musical stars'.
Sarah Schachner is an American musician who has composed scores for film, television and video games.
Saul Chaplin (February 19, 1912 – November 15, 1997) was an American composer and musical director.
Score: A Film Music Documentary is a 2016 American documentary film directed by Matt Schrader about film scores, featuring Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Quincy Jones, Rachel Portman, Trent Reznor, and others.
A scorewriter, or music notation program is software used with a computer for creating, editing and printing sheet music.
Scott Glasgow is a Hollywood-based musical composer.
Scott of the Antarctic is a 1948 Technicolor film which depicts Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition and his attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole in Antarctica.
The Screen Composers Guild of Canada (SCGC) (Guilde des Compositeurs Canadiens de Musique à l’Image) is a national association of professional music composers and producers for film, television and media in Canada.
A screenplay or script is a written work by screenwriters for a film, video game, or television program.
Sean Callery (born 1964) is a film and television composer best known as the composer for the action/drama 24, a TV series for which he also composed three soundtracks.
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (r; 27 April 1891 – 5 March 1953) was a Russian Soviet composer, pianist and conductor.
Sergio Leone (3 January 1929 – 30 April 1989) was an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter, credited as the inventor of the "Spaghetti Western" genre.
Shaun Davey (born 18 January 1948) is an Irish composer.
Sheet music is a handwritten or printed form of music notation that uses modern musical symbols to indicate the pitches (melodies), rhythms or chords of a song or instrumental musical piece.
Sheridan Tongue is a BAFTA-nominated British television and film music composer.
Shirley Anne Walker (née Rogers, April 10, 1945 – November 30, 2006) was an American film and television composer and conductor.
Sidney Norton Ramin (born January 22, 1919) is an American orchestrator, arranger, and composer.
Simon Boswell (born 15 October 1956) is a BAFTA-nominated British film score composer, conductor, producer and musician, with more than 90 credits to his name.
Simon Hale is a British composer, arranger, and keyboardist.
Simon Rogers is an English musician and composer.
Smokey and the Bandit is a 1977 American action comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry.
SMPTE timecode is a set of cooperating standards to label individual frames of video or film with a timecode.
A song, most broadly, is a single (and often standalone) work of music that is typically intended to be sung by the human voice with distinct and fixed pitches and patterns using sound and silence and a variety of forms that often include the repetition of sections.
Walter Theodore "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist who is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.
A sound effect (or audio effect) is an artificially created or enhanced sound, or sound process used to emphasize artistic or other content of films, television shows, live performance, animation, video games, music, or other media.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.
Soundtrack.Net (originally SoundtrackNet) is a website dedicated to film and television music.
Source music refers to music in a drama (e.g., film or video game) that is part of the fictional setting and so, presumably, is heard by the characters.
In Western musical notation, the staff (US) or stave (UK) (plural for either: '''staves''') is a set of five horizontal lines and four spaces that each represent a different musical pitch or, in the case of a percussion staff, different percussion instruments.
Stanley Clarke (born June 30, 1951) is an American bassist and founding member of Return to Forever, one of the first jazz fusion bands.
Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Stanley Myers (6 October 19309 November 1993) was a British film composer who scored over sixty films.
Stanley Wilson (November 25, 1917 – July 12, 1970) was an American musical conductor, arranger and film composer.
Star Trek: First Contact is a 1996 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Frakes in his directorial debut, and based on the franchise of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Robert Wise and based on the television series of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry, who also served as its producer.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (abbreviated as TNG and ST:TNG) is an American science-fiction television series in the Star Trek franchise created by Gene Roddenberry that ran from 1987 to 1994.
Cubase is a digital audio workstation developed by Steinberg for music and MIDI recording, arranging and editing.
Stephen Barton (born 17 September 1982) is a British film and video game composer who has lived and worked in Los Angeles since 2001.
Turner Stephen Bruton (November 7, 1948 – May 9, 2009) was an American musician.
Stephen Flaherty (born September 18, 1960) is an American composer of musical theatre.
Stephen Lawrence Schwartz (born March 6, 1948) is an American musical theatre lyricist and composer.
Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theater.
Stephen Warbeck (born 3 May 1953) is an English composer, best known for his film and television scores.
Steve Bartek (born 30 January 1952, in Garfield Heights, Ohio) is an American guitarist, film composer, conductor and orchestrator.
Stephen Dorff (born April 21, 1949) is an American songwriter and composer whose work is mainly in the field of country music.
Steve Jablonsky (born October 9, 1970) is an American composer for film, television and video games, best known for his musical scores in the ''Transformers'' film series.
Steven Bramson is a professional composer who has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards, and has won one Daytime Emmy Award and three ASCAP Awards.
Steven Price (born 22 April 1977) is a British film composer, best known for scoring Gravity, which won him the Academy Award for Best Original Score.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician and composer.
Stewart Levin is an American musician and composer who has composed music for television shows, including The Wonder Years, Picket Fences, The Practice and thirtysomething.
A storyboard is a graphic organizer in the form of illustrations or images displayed in sequence for the purpose of pre-visualizing a motion picture, animation, motion graphic or interactive media sequence.
Stuart Phillips (born September 9, 1929 at the Notable Names Database (nndb.com)) is an American composer of film scores and television-series theme music, conductor and record producer.
Studio 360 is an American weekly public radio program about the arts and culture hosted by novelist Kurt Andersen and produced by Public Radio International (PRI) and Slate in New York City.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler.
Swiss Family Robinson is a 1960 American adventure film starring John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, Tommy Kirk and Kevin Corcoran in a tale of a shipwrecked family building an island home, loosely based on the 1812 novel Der Schweizerische Robinson (literally, The Swiss Robinson) by Johann David Wyss.
Sylvain Chomet (born 10 November 1963) is a French comic writer, animator and film director.
Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett III (born January 14, 1948) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (born May 17, 1942), who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American blues musician, a self-taught singer-songwriter and film composer who plays the guitar, piano, banjo, and harmonica, among many other instruments.
Tan Dun (born 18 August 1957) is a Chinese contemporary classical composer and conductor, most widely known for his scores for the movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, as well as composing music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
Terence Oliver Blanchard (born March 13, 1962) is an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and music educator.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (also referred to as Terminator 2 or T2) is a 1991 American science-fiction action film co-written, produced and directed by James Cameron.
Terence Oldfield (born 12 August 1949) is an English composer, and brother to Sally and Mike Oldfield.
The Assassination of the Duke of Guise (1908) (original French title: La Mort du duc de Guise; often referred to as L'Assassinat du duc de Guise) is a French historical film directed by Charles le Bargy and André Calmettes, adapted by Henri Lavedan, and featuring actors of the Comédie-Française and prominent set designers.
The Birds is a 1963 American horror-thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1952 story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier.
The Birth of a Nation (originally called The Clansman) is a 1915 American silent epic drama film directed and co-produced by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish.
The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action thriller film based on Robert Ludlum's novel of the same name.
The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, originating in Manchester in 1989.
The Cinematic Orchestra is a British nu jazz and electronic music group, created in 1999 by Jason Swinscoe.
The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 American science-fiction disaster film co-written, directed, and produced by Roland Emmerich and starring Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm, Emmy Rossum, and Sela Ward.
The Deer Hunter is a 1978 American epic war drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino about a trio of Russian American steelworkers whose lives are changed forever after they fought in the Vietnam War.
The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays was an early attempt to bring L. Frank Baum's Oz books to the motion picture screen.
The Fall of a Nation is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Thomas Dixon, Jr., and is a sequel to the 1915 film The Birth of a Nation, directed by D. W. Griffith.
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo) is a 1966 epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in their respective title roles.
The Keane Brothers was an American pop music duo from 1976 to 1982, composed of pre-teens Tom Keane on piano and John Keane on drums.
The Last Laugh (Der letzte Mann (The Last Man)) is a 1924 German silent film directed by German director F. W. Murnau from a screenplay written by Carl Mayer.
The Oz Film Manufacturing Company was a short-lived independent film studio from 1914 to 1915.
The Smurfs is a 2011 American 3D live-action/computer-animated comedy film loosely based on the comics series of the same name created by the Belgian comics artist Peyo.
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Theatre music refers to a wide range of music composed or adapted for performance in theatres.
Theodore Michael Shapiro (born September 29, 1971) is an American composer best known for his film scores.
Third Ear Band were a British musical group formed in London during the mid-1960s.
Thomas Montgomery Newman (born October 20, 1955) is an American composer best known for his many film scores.
Thomas Pasatieri (born October 20, 1945) is an American opera composer.
Thomas Wander, also credited as Thomas Wanker, is an Austrian-born composer for film and television.
Timothy Walter BurtonTim Burton's middle name is cited as Walter by the Museum of Modern Art on its and covering Burton's career as an artist and filmmaker, though it is cited as William by other sources, such as the (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator.
Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born 10 November 1944) is an English author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist.
Tim Souster (29 January 1943 – 1 March 1994) was a British composer and writer on music, best known for his electronic music output.
Timothy Michael Wynn (born May 5, 1970) is an American musical composer for films, television shows, and video games.
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron.
Todd Boekelheide (born June 27, 1954) is an American film composer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, best known for his work scoring documentary films.
Tom Tykwer (born 23 May 1965) is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, and composer.
Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor.
Anthony David Leighton Scott (21 June 1944 – 19 August 2012) was an English film director and producer.
Torn Curtain is a 1966 American political thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Paul Newman and Julie Andrews.
Toshiro Mayuzumi (黛 敏郎 Mayuzumi Toshirō; 20 February 1929, in Yokohama – 10 April 1997, in Kawasaki) was a Japanese composer known for his implementation of avant-garde instrumentation alongside traditional Japanese musical techniques.
Michael Trent Reznor (born May 17, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and film score composer.
Trevor Alfred Charles Jones (born 23 March 1949) is a South African composer of film and television scores.
Trevor Morris (born 25 May 1970) is a Canadian orchestral composer and music producer.
Trevor Charles Rabin (born 13 January 1954) is a South African musician, singer-songwriter, producer, and film composer.
Troels Brun Folmann (born 10 January 1974 in Copenhagen) is a Danish composer specialised in epic orchestral music featured in TV shows, trailers and video games, such as the ''Tomb Raider'' series, and commercial/trailers for films such as Spider-Man 3, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Illusionist and 10,000 BC, and the fourth season of TV series America's Got Talent.
Troy is a 2004 epic period war film written by David Benioff, directed by Wolfgang Petersen and co-produced by units in Malta, Mexico and Britain's Shepperton Studios.
Trunk Records is a British independent record label, which specialises mainly in lost film scores, unreleased TV music, library music, old advertising jingles, art, sexploitation and kitsch releases.
is a Japanese game designer.
Tyler Bates (born June 5, 1965) is an American musician, music producer, and composer for films, television, and video games.
Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
Van Alexander (May 2, 1915 – July 19, 2015) was an American bandleader, arranger, and composer.
Van Dyke Parks (born January 3, 1943) is an American musician, songwriter, arranger, and record producer who has composed various film and television soundtracks.
Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou (born 29 March 1943), best known professionally as Vangelis (Βαγγέλης), is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, and orchestral music.
Varèse Sarabande is an American record label, owned by Concord Music Group and distributed by Universal Music Group, which specializes in film scores and original cast recordings.
Víctor José Reyes (born October 5, 1994) is a Venezuelan professional baseball outfielder for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Velton Ray Bunch (born January 22, 1948 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is a film and television composer.
Vertigo is a 1958 American film noir psychological thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.
Victor Baravalle (1885–1939) was an Italian born composer and conductor.
Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859 – May 26, 1924) was an Irish-born, German-raised American composer, cellist and conductor.
Victor L. Schertzinger (April 8, 1888 - October 26, 1941) was an American composer, film director, film producer, and screenwriter.
Victor Young (August 8, 1900 – November 10, 1956)"Victor Young, Composer, Dies of Heart Attack", Oakland Tribune, November 12, 1956.
Victoria Kelly is a New Zealand composer, arranger, and vocalist,.
Vincent Louis "Vince" DiCola (born November 1957) is an American composer, keyboardist and arranger.
Vincent Anthony Guaraldi (July 17, 1928 – February 6, 1976), born Vincent Anthony Dellaglio, i-ITALY, December 24, 2010 was an American jazz pianist noted for his innovative compositions and arrangements and for composing music for animated television adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip, as well as his performances on piano as a member of Cal Tjader's late 50s ensemble and his own solo career which included the radio hit Cast Your Fate to the Wind.
Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896September 30, 1989) was an American composer and critic.
William Garrett Walden, known as W. G. Snuffy Walden (born February 13, 1950) is an American musician and composer of film and television soundtracks.
Walter Greene (January 23, 1910 – December 23, 1983) was a film and television composer who worked on numerous productions for over 30 years.
Walter Anthony Murphy, Jr. (born December 19, 1952) is an American composer, arranger, pianist, musician, songwriter, and record producer.
Walter Scharf (August 1, 1910 – February 24, 2003) was an American film composer.
Walter Schumann (October 8, 1913 – August 21, 1958) was an American composer for film, television, and the theater.
is a Japanese composer, conductor, and orchestrator based in Hollywood, California.
Wendy Melvoin (born January 26, 1964) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter, best known for her work with Prince as part of his backing band The Revolution, and for her collaboration with Lisa Coleman as one half of the duo Wendy & Lisa.
Hans-Werner Janssen (1 June 1899 – 19 September 1990) was an American conductor of classical music, and composer of classical music and film scores.
Werner Richard Heymann (14 February 1896 – 30 May 1961), also known as Werner R. Heymann was a German-Jewish composer active in Germany and in Hollywood.
Wilfred Josephs (24 July 1927 – 17 November 1997) was an English composer.
William Alwyn, born William Alwyn Smith (7 November 1905 – 11 September 1985), was an English composer, conductor, and music teacher.
William Pierce Butler (born October 6, 1982) is an American multi-instrumentalist and composer who is best known as a core member of the indie rock band Arcade Fire.
William Ross (born 1948) is an American composer, orchestrator, arranger, conductor and music director.
Sir William Turner Walton, OM (29 March 19028 March 1983) was an English composer.
Winifred Phillips is an American music composer and author.
WNYC is the trademark, and a set of call letters shared by a pair of non-profit, noncommercial, public radio stations located in New York City and owned by New York Public Radio, a nonprofit organization that did business as WNYC RADIO until March 2013.
Wojciech Kilar (17 July 1932 – 29 December 2013) was a Polish classical and film music composer.
Worf, son of Mogh (wo'rIv in the Klingon language) is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise.
In the copyright law of the United States, a work made for hire (work for hire or WFH) is a work subject to copyright that is created by an employee as part of their job, or some limited types of works for which all parties agree in writing to the WFH designation.
World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.
Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter, composer, teacher, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Yann Tiersen (born 23 June 1970) is a French musician and composer.
is a Japanese composer and musician best known for his soundtracks to many TV series, movies, and anime.
Yuri Fyodorovich Fayer (also seen as Faier also known as Feuer, from the word fire in Yiddish) (3 August 1971), PAU, was a Soviet Jewish conductor, highly notable in ballet.
Zacarías Martínez de la Riva (born August 12, 1972) is a Spanish film composer.
Zbigniew Preisner (born 20 May 1955 as Zbigniew Antoni Kowalski) is a Polish film score composer, best known for his work with film director Krzysztof Kieślowski.
2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.
2012 is a 2009 American epic science fiction disaster film directed by Roland Emmerich and starring John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover and Woody Harrelson.
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