Elliot Goldenthal

Elliot Goldenthal's biography

Elliot Goldenthal

Elliot Goldenthal (1954-) is an American composer best known for his film music, which includes Batman Forever and A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • He studied at the Manhattan School of Music
  • Goldenthal was a student of the composers Aaron Copland and John Corigliano
  • His music for film includes scores for Alien 3, Frida – for which he won an Oscar – and The Tempest.
  • He is married to director Julie Taymor and he has scored music for a number of her films including A Midsummer Night's Dream and Titus
  • His opera Grendel was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize

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