What..music!by jmwellman | created - 07 Mar 2018 | updated - 22 May 2018 | Public
1. Don Davis
Composer | The Matrix Reloaded
Don Davis was born on February 4, 1957 in Anaheim, California, USA as Donald Romain Davis. He is known for his work on The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix (1999) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003). He has been married to Megan Jeanne MacDonald since May 25, 1986.
2. Nick Wood
Composer | Love Kills
Award-winning commercial composer Nick Wood started his career in music production at the legendary Marcus Studio in London. Then at the age of 19, he signed with Virgin Records as the founding member of pop act, Appassionata. In 1991, Wood formed Syn Studios in Tokyo with longtime friend and ...
Music_department | The Last of the Mohicans
Randy Edelman was born on June 10, 1947 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Anaconda (1997) and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008). He has been married to Jackie DeShannon since June 3, 1976. They have one child.
Emmy Award-winning composer Geoff Zanelli is a standout in the film and television scoring industry, garnering accolades and recognition for his diverse musical voice. Zanelli has composed for directors such as Gore Verbinski and Ridley Scott; writer/directors David Koepp, Peter Hedges and David ...
Sound_department | The Hills Have Eyes
François-Eudes Chanfrault was born on December 2, 1974 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was a composer, known for The Hills Have Eyes (2006), High Tension (2003) and Inside (2007). He was married to Lauranne. He died on March 11, 2016 in Paris, France.
Composer | King Kong
James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office (1985) in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, ...
10. Danny Elfman
Music_department | The Nightmare Before Christmas
As Danny Elfman was growing up in the Los Angeles area, he was largely unaware of his talent for composing. It wasn't until the early 1970s that Danny and his older brother Richard Elfman started a musical troupe while in Paris; the group "Mystic Knights of Oingo-Boingo" was created for Richard's ...
12. Mark McKenzie
Music_department | El gran milagro
Mark McKenzie studied composition with renown classical composers Pierre Boulez, Witold Lutoslawski, and Morten Lauridsen among others. After becoming the first Composition graduate at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and earning his Masters in Composition at the University of Southern CA, ...
17. Buck Sanders
Music_department | The Hurt Locker
Oscar-nominated composer Buck Sanders has carved out a niche as one of Hollywood's top musical experimenters, and as Marco Beltrami's right-hand man on nearly twenty years' worth of prestige films and genre classics. From horror standouts (Resident Evil, The Woman in Black) to modern westerns (3:10...
18. John Debney
Music_department | The Jungle Book
John Debney's career seemed destined for Hollywood, the son of Disney Studios producer Louis Debney, John grew up in nearby Glendale, California where he got early inspiration for film and music growing up on the Disney Studio lot. The child of two musicians, John showed an early aptitude for music...
Music_department | Family Guy
Grammy Award nominated composer David Joseph Wesley is one of the most prolific composers working in film, TV, and video games today. He has just released an album, "Music To Smuggle By" that was written for Fox's "Firefly Online" video game, based on Joss Whedon's groundbreaking TV series. Last ...