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Frédéric Devreese's music appeals to the imagination
Film Fest Ghent commemorates Frédéric Devreese, who died at 91, a festival friend and a fascinating composer who mastered both film and classical music.
Ennio Morricone, the great composer of roughly 500 scores. “Fifteen films a year isn’t all that much.”
On Monday (6 July 2020), the World Soundtrack Academy and Film Fest Ghent were saddened by the news that Ennio Morricone had deceased at the age of 91 in his ...
Krzysztof Penderecki, the composer that crossed many boundaries
Film has made avant-garde composer Krzysztof Penderecki world famous. Starting as two separate sources of inspiration, film and music became one and enriched ...
Homage to legendary composer Frédéric Devreese
The World Soundtrack Awards will pay a tribute to an icon of Belgian film music, Frédéric Devreese, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday.
Legendary composer and conductor Marvin Hamlish dies at 68
Composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch, best known for the torch song 'The Way We Were', died Monday. He collapsed after a brief illness, his family announced. ...
Bond composer John Barry dies aged 77
Composer John Barry, famous for his work on Born Free, Out of Africa and the James Bond films, has died in New York of a heart attack aged 77. Barry received a ...