History Music / ThomasNewman

25th May '17 6:43:08 AM TedelWou
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28th Feb '17 9:45:26 AM Mdumas43073
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Thomas Montgomery Newman, born Los Angeles, CA, 1955 is the son of the very prolific Alfred Newman; his mother, Mississippi born, Martha Louise Montgomery. He attended the University of Southern California and then went on to receive a master’s degree in music at Yale University.

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Thomas Montgomery Newman, born Los Angeles, CA, 1955 Newman (born March 11, 1954) is the an American composer and conductor. The son of the very prolific Alfred Newman; his mother, Mississippi born, Music/AlfredNewman and the Mississippi-born Martha Louise Montgomery. He Montgomery, he attended the University of Southern California and then went on to receive a master’s degree in music at Yale University.
3rd Feb '17 7:43:38 AM JamesAustin
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9th Jan '17 2:46:13 PM NWolfman
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Newman likes to vary the instrumentation in his scores, ranging from full orchestra to percussion-only music. He is also fond of incorporating unusual instruments such as the zither, hurdy-gurdy, psaltery and hammered dulcimer, or unexpected sounds, like Aboriginal chants and the chirping of cicadas. The composer declared that he has "an interest in mundane experimentation."

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Newman tents to favor minimalist composition, relying heavily on {{leitmotif}} and simple chord progressions. He likes to vary the instrumentation in his scores, ranging from full orchestra to percussion-only music. He is also fond of incorporating unusual instruments such as the zither, hurdy-gurdy, psaltery and hammered dulcimer, or unexpected sounds, like Aboriginal chants and the chirping of cicadas. The composer declared that he has "an interest in mundane experimentation."
5th Feb '16 1:26:20 AM jormis29
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28th Jan '16 4:23:59 PM undertroper
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His film scoring career began in 1984 with the score for the film ''Reckless''. His breakthrough came in 1995 when he earned 2 Academy Award nominations in film scoring, ''Film/LittleWomen'' (1994) and ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (1994). He was the only double nominee that year. Some of his notable film scoring includes, ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' (1999), ''Film/PayItForward'' (2000), ''Film/ErinBrockovich'' (2000), ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' (2002), ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' (2003) and ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' (2008). 2015 will also mark his first collaboration with Creator/StevenSpielberg, with Newman composing the score for his Cold War thriller ''Film/BridgeOfSpies''.

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His A classical training, inspired by Newman's desire to master the piano and violin, led to an informal Hollywood apprenticeship in the early 1980's due his family ties with his uncle Music/LionelNewman, who was head of music at [[Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox Fox]] during Thomas' high school and college years. The apprentice had previously watched Music/JohnWilliams conduct and record several major scores, including ''Film/TheToweringInferno'' and ''Film/ThePoseidonAdventure'' in the early 1970's. Through that connection, Newman was responsible for orchestrating Darth Vader's death scene cue for ''Film/ReturnoftheJedi'' in 1983, although Newman claims that Williams' composition was so complete that his own influence on the task was minimal.

Newman spent time writing for off-Broadway productions, theatre, and pop bands such as "The Innocents" and "Tokyo 77." He was mentored by Broadway great Creator/StephenSondheim and backed into a
film scoring career began in when producer Scott Rudin hired him as a musical assistant on the 1984 with teen-angst drama Reckless. He wound up scoring the score for movie, the film ''Reckless''. first of a batch of hip and popular films to boast Newman scores, including ''Film/RevengeOfTheNerds'' the same year, ''DesperatelySeekingSusan'' in 1985, and ''Film/TheLostBoys'' in 1987.

His breakthrough came in 1995 when he earned 2 Academy Award nominations in film scoring, ''Film/LittleWomen'' (1994) and ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (1994). He was the only double nominee that year. Some of his notable film scoring includes, ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' (1999), ''Film/PayItForward'' (2000), ''Film/ErinBrockovich'' (2000), ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' (2002), ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' (2003) and ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' (2008). 2015 will also mark his first collaboration with Creator/StevenSpielberg, with Newman composing the score for his Cold War thriller ''Film/BridgeOfSpies''.
''Film/BridgeOfSpies''.

Newman likes to vary the instrumentation in his scores, ranging from full orchestra to percussion-only music. He is also fond of incorporating unusual instruments such as the zither, hurdy-gurdy, psaltery and hammered dulcimer, or unexpected sounds, like Aboriginal chants and the chirping of cicadas. The composer declared that he has "an interest in mundane experimentation."


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Some of his film scores are:

* ''WesternAnimation/FindingDory''
* ''Film/SavingMrBanks''
* ''Film/TheIronLady''
* ''Film/TheHelp''
* ''Film/{{Brothers}}''
* ''Film/{{WALL-E}}''
* ''Film/ASeriesofUnfortunateEvents''
* ''Film/FindingNemo''
* ''Film/RoadtoPerdition''
* ''Film/ErinBrockovich''
* ''Film/AmericanBeauty''
* ''Film/MeetJoeBlack''
* ''Film/TheGreenMile''
* ''Film/TheHorseWhisperer''
* ''Oscar and Lucinda''
* ''Film/{{Phenomenon}}''
* ''Film/ThePeopleVsLarryFlynt''
* ''Up Close and Personal''
* ''Unstrung Heroes''
* ''Film/HowtoMakeanAmericanQuilt''
* ''Film/LittleWomen''
* ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption''
* ''Film/ThePlayer''
* ''Film/ScentofaWoman''
* ''Film/FriedGreenTomatoes''
* ''Film/TheGreatOutdoors''
* ''Film/TheLostBoys''
* ''Film/JumpinJackFlash''
* ''Film/GirlsJustWanttoHaveFun''
* ''Film/DesperatelySeekingSusan''
* ''Reckless''

Television Compositions

* ''Series/SixFeetUnder''
* ''Theatre/AngelsInAmerica''
28th Jan '16 3:52:08 PM undertroper
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As of 2013, Thomas Newman has received 11 Academy Award nominations but has yet to receive an Oscar. He is the most nominated living composer never to have won an Academy Award (the late Alex North had 14 nominations without a win); however, Thomas has won 5 Grammy Awards (one for ''American Beauty'' and two each for ''WALL•E'' and the theme from ''Series/SixFeetUnder''[[note]] for Instrumental Composition and Instrumental Arrangement[[/note]]), two [=BAFTA=]s (for ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' and ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'') and an Emmy for ''Six Feet Under''.

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As of 2013, Thomas Newman has received 11 13 Academy Award nominations but has yet to receive an Oscar. He is the most nominated living composer never to have won an Academy Award (the late Alex North had 14 nominations without a win); however, Thomas has won 5 Grammy Awards (one for ''American Beauty'' and two each for ''WALL•E'' and the theme from ''Series/SixFeetUnder''[[note]] for Instrumental Composition and Instrumental Arrangement[[/note]]), two [=BAFTA=]s (for ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' and ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'') and an Emmy for ''Six Feet Under''.
27th Sep '15 1:37:58 PM KevinKlawitter
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His film scoring career began in 1984 with the score for the film ''Reckless''. His breakthrough came in 1995 when he earned 2 Academy Award nominations in film scoring, ''Film/LittleWomen'' (1994) and ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (1994). He was the only double nominee that year. Some of his notable film scoring includes, ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' (1999), ''Film/PayItForward'' (2000), ''Film/ErinBrockovich'' (2000), ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' (2002), ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' (2003) and ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' (2008).

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His film scoring career began in 1984 with the score for the film ''Reckless''. His breakthrough came in 1995 when he earned 2 Academy Award nominations in film scoring, ''Film/LittleWomen'' (1994) and ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (1994). He was the only double nominee that year. Some of his notable film scoring includes, ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' (1999), ''Film/PayItForward'' (2000), ''Film/ErinBrockovich'' (2000), ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' (2002), ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' (2003) and ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' (2008).
(2008). 2015 will also mark his first collaboration with Creator/StevenSpielberg, with Newman composing the score for his Cold War thriller ''Film/BridgeOfSpies''.
22nd Sep '14 1:26:29 PM StFan
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His film scoring career began in 1984 with the score for the film ''Reckless''. His breakthrough came in 1995 when he earned 2 Academy Award nominations in film scoring, ''Film/LittleWomen'' (1994) and ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (1994). He was the only double nominee that year. Some of his notable film scoring includes, ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' (1999), ''Film/PayItForward'' (2000), ''Film/ErinBrockovich'' (2000), ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' (2002), ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' (2003) and ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'' (2008).

As of 2013, Thomas Newman has received 11 Academy Award nominations but has yet to receive an Oscar. He is the most nominated living composer never to have won an Academy Award (the late Alex North had 14 nominations without a win); however, Thomas has won 5 Grammy Awards (one for ''American Beauty'' and two each for ''WALL-E'' and the theme from ''Series/SixFeetUnder''[[note]] for Instrumental Composition and Instrumental Arrangement[[/note]]), two [=BAFTA=]s (for ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' and ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'') and an Emmy for ''Six Feet Under''.

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His film scoring career began in 1984 with the score for the film ''Reckless''. His breakthrough came in 1995 when he earned 2 Academy Award nominations in film scoring, ''Film/LittleWomen'' (1994) and ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (1994). He was the only double nominee that year. Some of his notable film scoring includes, ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' (1999), ''Film/PayItForward'' (2000), ''Film/ErinBrockovich'' (2000), ''Film/RoadToPerdition'' (2002), ''WesternAnimation/FindingNemo'' (2003) and ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'' ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' (2008).

As of 2013, Thomas Newman has received 11 Academy Award nominations but has yet to receive an Oscar. He is the most nominated living composer never to have won an Academy Award (the late Alex North had 14 nominations without a win); however, Thomas has won 5 Grammy Awards (one for ''American Beauty'' and two each for ''WALL-E'' ''WALL•E'' and the theme from ''Series/SixFeetUnder''[[note]] for Instrumental Composition and Instrumental Arrangement[[/note]]), two [=BAFTA=]s (for ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' and ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'') and an Emmy for ''Six Feet Under''.
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