Harry Gregson-Williams

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Harry Gregson-Williams
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Background information
Born(1961-12-13) 13 December 1961 (age 52)
OriginSussex, England, UK
GenresFilm scores, video game music
OccupationsComposer, conductor, music producer
InstrumentsPiano, violin, percussion
Years active1993–present
LabelsWavecrest Music
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Harry-Gregson-Williams/13725844020?ref=hl
 
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Harry Gregson-Williams
Gregson Williams.png
Background information
Born(1961-12-13) 13 December 1961 (age 52)
OriginSussex, England, UK
GenresFilm scores, video game music
OccupationsComposer, conductor, music producer
InstrumentsPiano, violin, percussion
Years active1993–present
LabelsWavecrest Music
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Harry-Gregson-Williams/13725844020?ref=hl

Harry Gregson-Williams (born 13 December 1961) is a British composer, orchestrator, conductor, and music producer. He has regularly written for films, as has his brother Rupert.

Education[edit]

Gregson-Williams won a musical scholarship to St John's College at the University of Cambridge at the age of seven, where he was a child chorister, and later attended Stowe School, a boarding independent school in the civil parish of Stowe in Buckinghamshire, where he was a music scholar, followed by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

1990s[edit]

YearTitleDirector(s)Studio(s)Notes
1994White AngelChris JonesLiving Spirit PicturesN/A
Broken HeartMatt McConaghyITV Yorkshireshort film
1995Hotel ParadiseNicolas RoegWestdeutscher Rundfunkshort film
Three Miles UpLesley ManningTV movie
Full Body MassageNicolas RoegParamount Television
Showtime Networks
TV movie
1996The Whole Wide WorldDan IrelandSony Pictures Classicswith Hans Zimmer
Witness Against HitlerBetsan Morris EvansBBCTV movie
1997Smilla's Sense of SnowBille AugustFox Searchlight Pictureswith Hans Zimmer
DeceiverJonas Pate
Josh Pate
Metro-Goldwyn-MayerN/A
The BorrowersPeter HewittPolyGram Filmed EntertainmentN/A
1998The Replacement KillersAntoine FuquaColumbia PicturesN/A
AntzEric Darnell
Tim Johnson
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
with John Powell
Enemy of the StateTony ScottTouchstone Pictureswith Trevor Rabin
1999Swing VoteDavid AnspaughColumbia TriStar Television
ABC
TV movie
The MatchMick DavisGramercy PicturesN/A
Light It UpCraig Bolotin20th Century FoxN/A
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?Peter HewittIntermedia FilmsN/A

2000s[edit]

YearTitleDirector(s)Studio(s)Notes
2000The Tigger MovieJun FalkensteinWalt Disney Pictures
DisneyToon Studios
N/A
The Magic of MarcianoTony BarbieriOutrider PicturesN/A
Chicken RunPeter Lord
Nick Park
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
with John Powell
King of the JungleSeth Zvi RosenfeldUrbanworld FilmsN/A
2001ShrekAndrew Adamson
Vicky Jenson
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
with John Powell
The HireAlejandro González IñárrituBMW Filmssegment: "Powder Keg"
Spy GameTony ScottUniversal PicturesN/A
2002PassionadaDan IrelandSamuel Goldwyn FilmsN/A
Phone BoothJoel Schumacher20th Century FoxN/A
The HireTony ScottBMW Filmssegment: "Beat the Devil"
2003Sinbad: Legend of the Seven SeasTim Johnson
Patrick Gilmore
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Veronica GuerinJoel SchumacherTouchstone PicturesN/A
The RundownPeter BergUniversal PicturesN/A
2004Man on FireTony Scott20th Century Foxwith Lisa Gerrard
Shrek 2Andrew Adamson
Kelly Asbury
Conrad Vernon
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Return to SenderBille AugustDEJ ProductionsN/A
Team America: World PoliceTrey ParkerParamount PicturesN/A
Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonBeeban KidronUniversal PicturesN/A
2005Kingdom of HeavenRidley Scott20th Century FoxN/A
DominoTony ScottNew Line CinemaN/A
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeAndrew AdamsonWalt Disney PicturesN/A
2006The UninvitedLouise RungeLogo TVshort film
Seraphim FallsDavid Von AnckenDestination Films
Samuel Goldwyn Films
N/A
Flushed AwaySam Fell
David Bowers
Paramount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Déjà VuTony ScottTouchstone PicturesN/A
2007The Number 23Joel SchumacherNew Line Cinema
Shrek the ThirdChris Miller
Raman Hui
Paramount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Gone Baby GoneBen AffleckMiramax FilmsN/A
2008EmTony BarbieriSnagFilms
Vanguard Cinema
N/A
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince CaspianAndrew AdamsonWalt Disney PicturesN/A
JoleneDan IrelandE1 EntertainmentN/A
2009X-Men Origins: WolverineGavin Hood20th Century FoxN/A
The Taking of Pelham 123Tony ScottColumbia Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
N/A

2010s[edit]

YearTitleDirector(s)Studio(s)Notes
2010TwelveJoel SchumacherHannover HouseN/A
Shrek Forever AfterMike MitchellParamount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Prince of Persia: The Sands of TimeMike NewellWalt Disney PicturesN/A
The TownBen AffleckWarner Bros. Pictureswith David Buckley
UnstoppableTony Scott20th Century FoxN/A
2011Life in a DayKevin MacdonaldNational Geographic FilmsN/A
Cowboys & AliensJon FavreauUniversal PicturesN/A
Arthur ChristmasSarah SmithColumbia Pictures
Sony Pictures Animation
N/A
2012PrometheusRidley Scott20th Century FoxTwo tracks ("Life" and "We Were Right")
Main score by Marc Streitenfeld
I Am BadDavid RackoffOneZero ProductionsN/A
Total RecallLen WisemanColumbia PicturesN/A
2013The EastZal BatmanglijFox Searchlight PicturesThemes
Main score by Halli Cauthery
Mister PipAndrew AdamsonOlympus PicturesN/A
2014The EqualizerAntoine FuquaColumbia PicturesN/A

Television[edit]

YearTitleNotes
1992Champion Children
1999The HungerEpisode: "Sanctuary"
2002AFP: American Fighter Pilot
2007-2008The Riches
2007Shrek the HallsTV special

Video games[edit]

YearTitleNotes
2001Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Libertywith Norihiko Hibino
2004Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eaterwith Norihiko Hibino
2006Metal Gear Solid: Portable OpsMain themes and samples only (uncredited)
2007Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfarewith Stephen Barton, composer (Main Theme) and producer
2007Plasma Pong
2008Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriotswith various others
2010Metal Gear Solid: Peace WalkerMain themes and samples only (uncredited)
2014Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroeswith Ludvig Forssell and Akihiro Honda
2014Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Painwith Ludvig Forssell and Akihiro Honda
2014Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Rides[edit]

YearTitleNotes
2001Shrek 4-DAt various theme parks around the world.
Based on the Shrek film franchise.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards[edit]

Nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stowe School - Harry Gregson-Williams Publisher: Stowe School. Retrieved: 24 August 2013.

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