Howard Shore (born 1946) is a Canadian film composer best known for his work on ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' films and doing the scores for every film for Creator/DavidCronenberg since 1979 (except one). He also been the music director of a few of Lorne Michaels's projects (such as ''SaturdayNightLive'' and ''Late Night With Creator/ConanOBrien'', written music for opera, worked with Roger Waters from Music/PinkFloyd on a few songs and performed on the world's largest pipe organ.

He frequently collaborates with Creator/PeterJackson, Creator/JonathanDemme, Creator/DavidCronenberg and Creator/MartinScorsese as well.

!! Films scored by Howard Shore include
* ''Film/TheBrood'' (1979)
* ''Film/{{Scanners}}'' (1981)
* ''Film/{{Videodrome}}'' (1983)
* ''Film/AfterHours'' (1985)
* ''Film/TheFly'' (1986)
* ''Film/{{Big}}'' (1988)
* ''Film/DeadRingers'' (1988)
* ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' (1991)
* ''Literature/NakedLunch'' (1991)
* ''Film/MrsDoubtfire'' (1993)
* ''Film/EdWood'' (1994) One of only Creator/TimBurton films (to date) to not be scored by Danny Elfman.
* ''Film/{{Se7en}}'' (1995)
* ''Film/TheGame'' (1997)
* ''Film/{{Dogma}}'' (1999)
* ''Film/TheCell'' (2000)
* ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' trilogy (2001-2003) Won two Oscars and four Grammys for his work.
* ''Film/PanicRoom'' (2002)
* ''Film/GangsOfNewYork'' (2002)
* ''Film/TheAviator'' (2004)
* ''Film/AHistoryOfViolence'' (2005)
* ''Film/KingKong'' (2005) This score was rejected and replaced with a score by James Newton Howard (but Shore can still be seen in the movie itself).
* ''Film/TheDeparted'' (2006)
* ''Film/EasternPromises'' (2007)
* ''The Literature/{{Twilight}} Saga: Eclipse'' (2010)
* ''Film/ADangerousMethod'' (2011)
* ''Film/{{Hugo}}'' (2011)
* ''Film/TheHobbit'' (2012-2013)

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