Harry Gregson-Williams

By Thomas Kraus

History

  • Harry Gregson-Williams was born December 13,1961.
  • He was born in Britain.
  • He is a British composer , and conductor, and music producer.
  • He was enrolled on a musical scholarship when he was seven years old.
  • He was married 2 times .
  • His brother was Robert gregson Williams.
  • He started his film career as assistant to composer Richard Harvey.
  • Then later as orchestrator and arranger for Stanley Myers.
  • Then he composed his first scores for director Nicolas Roegs.
  • He has 4 children and he has worked and lived in Los Angeles since 1995.
  • At age 12 Harry started to compose music for the church.
  • In 1980 he graduated and started to teach music at Amesbury school.
  • He traveled to Egypt and other African states .
  • In the early 90's he started to work as a film composer.

Film/show that started his career

kingdom of heaven

Shrek

Narnia

Top films / shows

Shrek.

Narnia

man on fire

Shrek 2

Awards

1999 ASCAP Award for Top Box Office Films

*1999 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*1999 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2001 ASCAP Award for Top Box Office Films

*2001 Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music Score an Animated Feature Production

*2001 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2002 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2005 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2005 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2005 Hollywood Film Award for Composer of the Year

*2006 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2005 satellite Award for Outstanding Original Score

*2009 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2009 Broadcast Music Incorporated Film & TV Awards

*2009 Brooklyn International Film Festival

Harry Gregson-Williams - Only the Beginning of the Adventure (Chronicles of Narnia Soundtrack) [HD]