My best musicians

by and_maiyesi | created - 20 Aug 2014 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

1. Till Lindemann

Soundtrack | Lost Highway

Till Lindemann is a German musician, actor and poet. He is the lead singer of the German band Rammstein.

Till Lindemann was born in Leipzig, East Germany, but he grew up in the village of Wendisch-Rambow near Schwerin (in East Germany). His father was famous children's poet Werner Lindemann and his ...

2. Richard Kruspe

Soundtrack | Resident Evil: Extinction

Richard Kruspe was born on June 24, 1967 in Wittenberge, German Democratic Republic as Richard Zven Kruspe. He is an actor and composer, known for Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Lost Highway (1997) and Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013). He was previously married to Caron Bernstein.

3. Christoph Schneider

Soundtrack | Lost Highway

Schneider was born in Pankow, East Berlin, East Germany. He has one sister, who is two years younger than him. Schneider left high school at age 16 and went to work as a telecommunications assistant. In 1984, he served his national service with the East German Army; He is the only one who has ...

4. Paul Landers

Soundtrack | Lost Highway

Paul Landers was born on December 9, 1964 in Baumschulenweg, Berlin, Germany as Heiko Paul Hiersche. He is an actor and composer, known for Lost Highway (1997), Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013) and Lilya 4-Ever (2002). He is married to Arielle Troß. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

5. Peter Tägtgren

Actor | Exit

He is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy and industrial metal band PAIN. Although Hypocrisy is his main focus, he has also worked on many other Swedish metal projects. These include PAIN (...

6. Tuomas Holopainen

Soundtrack | The Cave

Tuomas Holopainen was born in Kitee, Finland and is the youngest in his family. His musicality and skill in text expression showed early in school, especially when he took piano lessons at age seven and studied jazz and classical music styles for over 10 years at a music college. Holopainen joined ...

7. Marilyn Manson

Soundtrack | Detroit Rock City

Marilyn Manson was born Brian Hugh Warner on January 5, 1969 in Canton, Ohio, to Barbara Jo (Wyer) and Hugh Angus Warner. He has German and English ancestry. During his childhood, one of his neighbors molested him several times until the young Brian broke down one day and told his mother what ...

8. Charlie Clouser

Composer | Saw

Charlie Clouser is a recording artist and composer for film and television who lives in Los Angeles.

The recipient of twelve BMI Film & TV Music awards, Charlie has also received ten platinum and gold record awards for his work as a member of the band Nine Inch Nails, and as a producer, programmer, ...

9. Clint Mansell

Composer | Black Swan

Clint Mansell was born on January 7, 1963 in Coventry, West Midlands, England. He is a composer, known for Black Swan (2010), The Fountain (2006) and Moon (2009).

10. Mikis Theodorakis

Composer | Serpico

Mikis Theodorakis was born in the Greek island of Chios, in 1925. The exact same year that the other great composer of Greece was born in Xanthi, Manos Hatzidakis. He fought during the 2nd World War, and he was captured at the city of Tripoli. He was tortured, but when he was set free, he joined ...

11. Hans Zimmer

Composer | Gladiator

German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...

12. Klaus Badelt

Composer | The Time Machine

Composer Klaus Badelt started his musical career writing and producing music for dozens of highly successful movies and commercials in his native Germany. In 1998, Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer invited him to move his musical home to Media Ventures in Santa Monica, CA. Since then, Klaus has ...

13. Benedikt Brydern

Composer | The Pagan Queen

Son of German actor Gerd Brüdern, started as a musical protege on the violin giving his first public concerts at the age of 10. He lives in Los Angeles now and composes for film and the concert hall. He has won numerous awards and competitions. He studied with film composers David Raksin, Bruce ...

14. 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...

15. 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 ...

16. A.R. Rahman

Composer | Slumdog Millionaire

A two-time winner and five-times nominee of the Academy Award (Oscar), A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music. Rahman, according to a BBC estimate, has sold more than 150 million copies of his work comprising of music from more than 100 film ...

17. Maurice Jarre

Composer | Lawrence of Arabia

Unlike many musicians who started to learn music while still in their childhood, Maurice Jarre was already late in his teens when he discovered music and decided to make a career in that field. Against his father's will, he enrolled at Conservatoire de Paris where he studied percussions, ...

18. Nino Rota

Composer | The Godfather

Born in Milan in 1911 into a family of musicians, Nino Rota was first a student of Orefice and Pizzetti. Then, still a child, he moved to Rome where he completed his studies at the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in 1929 with Alfredo Casella. In the meantime, he had become an 'enfant prodige', famous...

19. Alexandre Desplat

Composer | The King's Speech

Composer and conductor Alexandre Desplat, Oscar winner and seven-time Academy Award nominated, for his prolific filmography and his collaborations with Stephen Frears, Terrence Malick, Ang Lee, Kathryn Bigelow, Jacques Audiard, Wes Anderson, Roman Polanski, George Clooney or Matteo Garrone is one ...

20. Yann Tiersen

Composer | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Yann Tiersen was born on June 23, 1970 in Brest, Finistère, France. He is a composer, known for Amélie (2001), Good Bye Lenin! (2003) and Inescapable (2012).

21. Armand Amar

Composer | Le concert

Armand Amar was born in 1953 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a composer, known for The Concert (2009), Amen. (2002) and 1,000 Times Good Night (2013).

22. Nightwish

Soundtrack | Alone in the Dark

Group members are: Tuomas Holopainen, Marco Hietala Erno 'Emppu' Vuorinen, Jukka Nevalainen, Floor Jansen and Troy Donockley. Former members are: Tarja Turunen, Anette Olzon and Sami Vänskä.

23. Philip Glass

Soundtrack | The Truman Show

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Glass worked in his father's radio store and discovered music listening to the offbeat Western classical records customers didn't seem to want. He studied the violin and flute, and obtained early admission to the University of Chicago. After graduating in mathematics ...

24. Richard Clayderman

Music_department | Irreconcilable Differences

Richard Clayderman was born on December 28, 1953 in Paris, France as Philippe Robert Louis Pagès. He has been married to Typhaine since 2010. He was previously married to Christine and Rosaline.

25. Gheorghe Zamfir

Soundtrack | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Gheorghe Zamfir was born on April 6, 1941 in Gaesti, Romania.

26. Yanni

Soundtrack | Hua qi Shao Lin

Yanni was born on November 14, 1954 in Acroyali, Kalamata, Greece as Yanni Chryssomallis. He is a composer, known for Treasure Hunt (1994), The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992) and Heart of Midnight (1988).

28. Volkan Gücer

Composer | Something Good About a Bad Coffee

Turkish Movie Underscores Composer.



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