Greatest of the Week: ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD

Austrian composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957) is considered one of the founders of film music, along with music giants Alfred Newman and Max Steiner.  Korngold won the Academy Award for

Greatest of the Week: JOHN WILLIAMS

John Williams (born 1932) is a synonym for film music. He is considered to be one of the greatest and most influential and successful film composers of all time. In

Greatest of the Week: HOWARD SHORE

Canadian composer Howard Shore (born 1946), uncle of a Grammy Award nominated composer Ryan Shore, has composed music for over 80 films, most notably the scores for The Lord of

Greatest of the Week: JAMES NEWTON HOWARD

One of the most  respected composers of film music is surely James Newton Howard (born 1951) whose versatility and ability to compose most various and different scores make him very

Greatest of the Week: HANS ZIMMER

Since the beginning of his tremendous career back in 1970’s as a new wave band member, German master of film music Hans Zimmer (born 1957) became one of the most

Greatest of the Week: ALAN MENKEN

There is no more important composer for animated films than Alan Menken (born 1949), who revived the musical genre in film industry and created ‘a whole new world’ of eclectic,

Greatest of the Week: ENNIO MORRICONE

The legend of film music, Italian composer Ennio Morricone (born 1928) has written music for more than 500 films and television series, in a 60-years lasting career. In the early

John Barry (1933 – 2011) is one of the greatest British composers. He built his fantastic career on the James Bond movies (he has scored 11 of them) and won

Greatest of the Week: DARIO MARIANELLI

Italian composer Dario Marianelli (born 1963) was relatively unknown, but in 2005 he started to collaborate with British director Joe Wright on his film Pride & Prejudice and became widely

Greatest of the Week: DANNY ELFMAN

One of the most interesting composers in cinema, four-time Academy Award nominee Danny Elfman (born 1953) started his career by founding the new wave band Oingo Boingo, but his entrance in