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The Best 5 Music Composers in the world

John Williams:

John Williams is an American composer, conductor pianist and a harpsichordist, who is highly honored for his unrelenting success that he gained in sixty years of his film scoring career. He was born on Feb 8, 1932 in Floral Park, New York He worked and gained huge recognitions for coming up with the most successful soundtracks for critically acclaimed and commercially movies such as Star Wars Series, Jaws, E.T, Indiana Jones series, Jurassic Park Films, Etc. He won 24 Grammy awards, 7 British Academy Awards, 7 Academy Awards and 4 Golden Globe Awards. He is second most nominated after Walt Disney.

Jerry Goldsmith:

Jerry Goldsmith was an American composer and conductor. He was known for composing scores for films such as Star Trek, Planet of the apes, Poltergeist, Total Recall, Rambo, The mummy, etc. He was born on Feb 10, 1929 in Los Angeles, California. He started playing at the age of thirteen. His Influences were Miklós Rózsa, Igor Stravinsky, Alban Berg, Etc. Goldsmith died at the age of 75 in Beverly Hills home on July 21, 2004, due to the Colon Cancer.

He won Emmy awards 4 times, 1 Academy award for composing the scores for the famous horror movie “The Omen” and nominated for number of honorable awards for several times.

Ennio Morricone:

Ennio Morricone is an Italian composer, conductor, orchestrator, former trumpet player. He is known for composing more than 500 scores. He composed scores for the most successful movies such as The Hateful Eight, The Thing, The Mission, The Exorcist 2, The Untouchables, etc. He was born on 10th November, 1928 in Rome, Italy. He had been given the Academy Honorary Award for his dedicated contributions to the music. He won 3 Grammy Awards, 3 Golden Globes, nominated for 6 times for Oscars, etc. According to the 2013 stats Morricone has sold more than 70 Million records worldwide.

Hans Zimmer:

Hans Zimmer is one of the most influential composers of all-time. He is majorly known for the depth-ness and conceptually diverse themed sounds and vibes in his scores. He did work for more than 150 films including the famous movies such as Inception, Interstellar, Gladiator, The Ring Series, Dark Knight Trilogy, etc.

Zimmer was born on 12th September 1957, in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany. He won an Academy Award, 4 Grammy Awards, 3 classical BRIT Awards and 2 Golden Globes. He has an extensive range of computer equipment and keyboards. So he can come up with demo version in a very short span time. He also listed as one of the Top 100 Living Geniuses.

James Newton Howard:

James Howard is an American composer, conductor and also a music producer. He is known for working for the famous movies such as The King Kong, Batman Begins, The Hunger Games series, The Devil’s Advocate, Blood Diamond, The Bourne Legacy and also known for scoring 100 more movies. Howard was born on 9th June 1951, Los Angeles, California, U.S. He began studying music at age of 4 by taking piano classes. He won 8 Academy Awards, a Grammy and an Emmy Award.


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