James Newton Howard

James Newton Howard Biography

Born: June 9, 1951, Los Angeles, California.

Composer, conductor, arranger and music producer. Dedicated mostly to film/TV scoring (The Prince of Tides, Wyatt Earp, ER, The Sixth Sense, Dinosaur, The Village, The Dark Knight...), job where he has recurrently collaborated with writers/directors Lawrence Kasdan and M. Night Shyamalan. He has worked also with pop/rock artists at the early years of his career (notably with Elton John, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Toto).

He's been nominated to 8 Academy Awards, having won an Emmy Award and a Grammy Award (with a total of 41 wins and 27 nominations to different awards).

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