1982 - BEST MUSIC

by cinemavis | created - 16 Apr 2011 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Jerry Goldsmith

Music_department | Star Trek: Insurrection

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

2. Michael Nyman

Composer | The Piano

Michael Nyman studied piano, harpsichord and music history with Alan Bush at the Royal Academy of Music, and musicology with Thurston Dart at King's College, London. Between 1968 and 1978 he worked as a music critic and in 1977 he founded the Campiello Band, later renamed the Michael Nyman Band. ...

3. James Horner

Music_department | Titanic

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master's degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He ...

4. Trevor Jones

Composer | Cliffhanger

As a child in Cape Town, Trevor Jones lived opposite the Gem Cinema. The theater was so old and worn out that there was often a loss of the soundtrack, which caused him to realize its power. The fact that everyone in his family worked in film or the theater made it easy to get support in his career...

5. Georges Delerue

Composer | Platoon

Georges Delerue was born on March 12, 1925 in Roubaix, Nord, France as Georges Henri Jean-Baptiste Delerue. He was a composer, known for Platoon (1986), Twins (1988) and The Day of the Dolphin (1973). He was married to Micheline Gautron. He died on March 20, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

6. Vangelis

Composer | Blade Runner

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

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8. Jerry Goldsmith

Music_department | Star Trek: Insurrection

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

9. Nicola Piovani

Composer | La vita è bella

Nicola Piovani was born on May 26, 1946 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is a composer, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), The Tiger and the Snow (2005) and The Son's Room (2001).

10. Basil Poledouris

Composer | The Hunt for Red October

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

11. Ennio Morricone

Composer | The Hateful Eight

A classmate of director Sergio Leone with whom he would form one of the great director/composer partnerships (right up there with Eisenstein & Prokofiev, Hitchcock & Herrmann, Fellini & Rota), Ennio Morricone studied at Rome's Santa Cecilia Conservatory, where he specialized in trumpet. His first ...

12. Przemyslaw Gintrowski

Composer | Sciany

Przemyslaw Gintrowski was born on December 21, 1951 in Stargard Szczecinski, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland. He is known for his work on The Walls (1988), Show (2003) and Dziecinne pytania (1981). He died on October 20, 2012 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

13. Massimo Morante

Music_department | Profondo rosso

Massimo Morante is known for his work on Deep Red (1975), Suspiria (1977) and Dawn of the Dead (1978).

14. Fabio Pignatelli

Music_department | Profondo rosso

Fabio Pignatelli is known for his work on Deep Red (1975), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Suspiria (1977).

15. Claudio Simonetti

Composer | The Editor

Claudio Simonetti was born on February 19, 1952 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. He is a composer, known for The Editor (2014), Bangkok Dangerous (2008) and Deep Red (1975).

16. Jerzy Satanowski

Composer | Schodami w góre, schodami w dól

Jerzy Satanowski was born on August 23, 1947 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is known for his work on Schodami w góre, schodami w dól (1988), Wrzeciono czasu (1995) and Day of the Wacko (2002).



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