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Michael Kamen (1948-2003) was a particularly versatile musician, composing scores for TV, film and even rock bands and ballets.

He was also the mentor for composers IlanEshkeri, Edward Shearmur and Marius de Vries.

Kamen provided music for:
* ''Film/XMen1'' (2000 film)
* ''TheIronGiant''
* ''Film/EventHorizon''
* ''101 Dalmations'' (1996)
* ''MrHollandsOpus''
* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1993''
* ''Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves''
* ''Film/LicenceToKill''
* ''Film/LastActionHero'' (with {{Buckethead}})
* The first three ''Film/DieHard'' films
* All of the ''Film/LethalWeapon'' films
* ''Film/{{Highlander}}'' (1986 film)
* ''Film/{{Brazil}}''
* ''Film/{{Jack}}''

Kamen is also known for his work as an arranger for pop and rock bands.
** He worked with PinkFloyd on their megahit ''TheWall'' (his first job for a rock band) and was one of the few artists to work with both David Gilmour and Roger Waters after the band broke up.
** He provided orchestrations for much of {{Queensryche}}'s debut album ''The Warning'', arranged cellos and OminousLatinChanting for their break-out RockOpera ''OperationMindcrime'', and added a symphony to their Top Ten song "Silent Lucidity".
** He composed and conducted the symphony for Music/{{Metallica}}'s live concert album ''S&M''.
** He also worked with such diverse artists as {{Eurythmics}}, Music/BryanAdams, TomPetty, Music/{{Aerosmith}}, DavidBowie, {{Queen}} and KateBush.

As far as we know, he was not a [[KamenRider Rider]].

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9th Dec '12 4:33:50 AM erforce
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* ''[[RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves]]''

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* ''[[RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves]]''''Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves''
5th Jun '12 8:12:19 AM erforce
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* ''The Three Musketeers'' (1993)

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* ''The Three Musketeers'' (1993)''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1993''



* the first three ''Film/DieHard'' films
* all of the ''Lethal Weapon'' films
* ''{{Highlander}}'' (1986 film)
* ''Brazil''

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* the The first three ''Film/DieHard'' films
* all All of the ''Lethal Weapon'' ''Film/LethalWeapon'' films
* ''{{Highlander}}'' ''Film/{{Highlander}}'' (1986 film)
* ''Brazil''''Film/{{Brazil}}''
21st May '12 8:09:53 AM erforce
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* ''{{X-Men}}'' (2000 film)

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* ''{{X-Men}}'' ''Film/XMen1'' (2000 film)



* ''LicenceToKill''
* ''LastActionHero'' (with {{Buckethead}})

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* ''LicenceToKill''
''Film/LicenceToKill''
* ''LastActionHero'' ''Film/LastActionHero'' (with {{Buckethead}})
17th Mar '12 1:57:35 PM nombretomado
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** He composed and conducted the symphony for {{Metallica}}'s live concert album ''S&M''.

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** He composed and conducted the symphony for {{Metallica}}'s Music/{{Metallica}}'s live concert album ''S&M''.
30th Jan '12 10:56:53 AM speedyboris
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* ''Film/Jack''

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* ''Film/Jack''
''Film/{{Jack}}''
30th Jan '12 10:56:44 AM speedyboris
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* ''The Iron Giant''
* ''Event Horizon''

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* ''The Iron Giant''
''TheIronGiant''
* ''Event Horizon''''Film/EventHorizon''



* ''[[JamesBond License To Kill]]''

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* ''[[JamesBond License To Kill]]''''LicenceToKill''



* most of the ''DieHard'' films

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* most of the ''DieHard'' first three ''Film/DieHard'' films




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* ''Film/Jack''
3rd Dec '11 5:50:42 PM Buscemi
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* ''LastActionHero''

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* ''LastActionHero''''LastActionHero'' (with {{Buckethead}})
3rd Dec '11 5:49:59 PM Buscemi
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He was also the mentor for composer IlanEshkeri.

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He was also the mentor for composer IlanEshkeri.
composers IlanEshkeri, Edward Shearmur and Marius de Vries.
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