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# composer - Monday 6 July, 2020

'He was an icon': Tributes paid to Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone
# RIP
# RIP

'He was an icon': Tributes paid to Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone

Jul 6th 2020, 4:05 PM 33,656 Views 38 Comments

Morricone composed scores for films The Mission, The Untouchables and Cinema Paradiso.

# composer - Friday 1 March, 2019

'An incomparable talent': Tributes paid to award-winning composer Andre Previn
# Andre Previn
# Andre Previn

'An incomparable talent': Tributes paid to award-winning composer Andre Previn

Mar 1st 2019, 7:12 AM 10,579 Views 5 Comments

The German-American musician had won four Oscars and 10 Grammys during his career.

# composer - Saturday 26 January, 2019

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86
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# RIP

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

Jan 26th 2019, 10:06 AM 8,476 Views 5 Comments

He first won an Academy Award in 1969.

# composer - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From Navan to Hollywood: 'I'd a five-year plan - if it didn’t work out I'd move home'
# Brian Byrne
# Brian Byrne

From Navan to Hollywood: 'I'd a five-year plan - if it didn’t work out I'd move home'

Jul 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 21,369 Views 5 Comments

Brian Byrne composes scores for films – he’s also the guy that reworked the Late Late Show theme into the jazzy version we’ve enjoyed since Ryan Tubridy took over.

# composer - Friday 1 September, 2017

Simpsons composer, who penned many of the show's iconic songs, sacked after 27 years
# Alf Clausen
# Alf Clausen

Simpsons composer, who penned many of the show's iconic songs, sacked after 27 years

Sep 1st 2017, 4:32 PM 26,609 Views 35 Comments

Alf Clausen put the spring in Springfield.

# composer - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Composer who wrote My Heart Will Go On dies in a plane crash
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# RIP

Composer who wrote My Heart Will Go On dies in a plane crash

Jun 23rd 2015, 7:33 AM 21,811 Views 22 Comments

James Horner was 61.

# composer - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Shane's parents are Deaf - so he wrote the first Irish play for deaf and hearing people
# Seen To Be Heard
# Seen To Be Heard

Shane's parents are Deaf - so he wrote the first Irish play for deaf and hearing people

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:45 AM 7,209 Views 4 Comments

The actor stars in a one man show that uses sound, light and Irish Sign Language in a unique way.

# composer - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Japan's 'Beethoven' admits that he is a fraud
# Regrets
# Regrets

Japan's 'Beethoven' admits that he is a fraud

Feb 5th 2014, 9:30 PM 16,945 Views 24 Comments

Mamoru Samuragochi says he is “deeply sorry”.

# composer - Monday 30 July, 2012

Dark Knight Rises composer writes song for Aurora victims
# Colorado Shooting
# Colorado Shooting

Dark Knight Rises composer writes song for Aurora victims

Jul 30th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,549 Views 2 Comments

Hans Zimmer recorded the song in the days following the tragedy which claimed 12 lives.

# composer - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH
# Competition
# Competition

WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH

Sep 6th 2011, 12:24 PM 357 Views 0 Comments

Fancy attending the world premiere of the newly-restored 1935 film set to Niall Byrne’s new score? Read on…