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Canadian composer and conductor noted for his film scores (born 1946)

Howard Shore is ...

Born 18 Oct 1946 in Toronto
Age74 years
Howard Shore
Howard Shore
CFC and The Slaight Family Music Lab welcomed three time Academy Award®-winning composer Howard Shore for a master class at CFC, followed by a special celebration of his extraordinary body of work at TIFF Bell Lightbox. An acclaimed composer and orchestrator, Shore has scored some of cinema's most lauded films, as well as some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including: The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Hugo, The Silence of the Lambs, The Fly, and Eastern Promises.

About Howard Shore

Howard Leslie Shore (born October 18, 1946) is a Canadian composer and conductor noted for his film scores. He has composed the scores for over 80 films, most notably the scores for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies. He won three Academy Awards for his work on the first trilogy, with one being for the original song "Into the West", an award he shared with Eurythmics lead vocalist Annie Lennox and writer/producer Fran Walsh, who wrote the lyrics. He is also a consistent collaborator with director David Cronenberg, having scored all but one of his films since 1979. Shore has also composed a few concert works including one opera, The Fly, based on the plot of Cronenberg's 1986 film premiered at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris on July 2, 2008, a short piece Fanfare for the Wanamaker Organ and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and a short overture for the Swiss 21st Century Symphony Orchestra. Shore has also composed for television, including serving as the original musical director for the American sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live from 1975 to 1980. In addition to his three Academy Awards, Shore has also won three Golden Globe Awards and four Grammy Awards.

He is also known as Howard Leslie Shore.