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# composer - Friday 1 March, 2019

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

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 RIP

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

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 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 put the spring in Springfield.

# composer - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

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

# composer - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

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

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

Mamoru Samuragochi says he is “deeply sorry”.

# composer - Monday 30 July, 2012

Dark Knight Rises composer writes song for Aurora victims

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 This post contains images

WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH

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