Danny Elfman
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1953-05-29
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Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and voice actor. He is known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and ...

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Biography

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and voice actor. He is known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and later for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman film theme. He has scored the majority of his long-time friend Tim Burton's films.

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Corpse Bride
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Corpse Bride Corpse Bride Corpse Bride Corpse Bride
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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (2015): Did That Hurt?
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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (2015): Did That Hurt? FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (2015): Did That Hurt? FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (2015): Did That Hurt? FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (2015): Did That Hurt?
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DICK TRACY (1990): Main Titles
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DICK TRACY (1990): Main Titles DICK TRACY (1990): Main Titles DICK TRACY (1990): Main Titles DICK TRACY (1990): Main Titles
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Hitchcock: Music from the End Credits
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Hitchcock: Music from the End Credits Hitchcock: Music from the End Credits Hitchcock: Music from the End Credits Hitchcock: Music from the End Credits
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Edwardo the Barber from ‘Edward Scissorhands’
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Edwardo the Barber from ‘Edward Scissorhands’ Edwardo the Barber from ‘Edward Scissorhands’ Edwardo the Barber from ‘Edward Scissorhands’ Edwardo the Barber from ‘Edward Scissorhands’
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This Is Halloween (A Skillz & Nick Thayer Remix)
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This Is Halloween (A Skillz & Nick Thayer Remix) This Is Halloween (A Skillz & Nick Thayer Remix) This Is Halloween (A Skillz & Nick Thayer Remix) This Is Halloween (A Skillz & Nick Thayer Remix)
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SW Simpsons
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SW Simpsons SW Simpsons SW Simpsons SW Simpsons
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MEN IN BLACK (1997): M.I.B Closing Theme
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MEN IN BLACK (1997): M.I.B Closing Theme MEN IN BLACK (1997): M.I.B Closing Theme MEN IN BLACK (1997): M.I.B Closing Theme MEN IN BLACK (1997): M.I.B Closing Theme
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MARS ATTACKS! (1996): Main Theme
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MARS ATTACKS! (1996): Main Theme MARS ATTACKS! (1996): Main Theme MARS ATTACKS! (1996): Main Theme MARS ATTACKS! (1996): Main Theme
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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (2005): Main Title
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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (2005): Main Title CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (2005): Main Title CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (2005): Main Title CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (2005): Main Title
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OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (2013): Fireside Dance
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OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (2013): Fireside Dance OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (2013): Fireside Dance OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (2013): Fireside Dance OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (2013): Fireside Dance
Sinfonia of London
BATMAN: Titles (feat. Shirley Walker)
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BATMAN: Titles (feat. Shirley Walker) BATMAN: Titles (feat. Shirley Walker) BATMAN: Titles (feat. Shirley Walker) BATMAN: Titles (feat. Shirley Walker)
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First Confrontation
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First Confrontation First Confrontation First Confrontation First Confrontation
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This Is Halloween (Wanderer Remix)
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This Is Halloween (Wanderer Remix) This Is Halloween (Wanderer Remix) This Is Halloween (Wanderer Remix) This Is Halloween (Wanderer Remix)
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Planet of the Apes: Main titles (feat. Pete Anthony & The Festival Studio Orchestra)
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Planet of the Apes: Main titles (feat. Pete Anthony & The Festival Studio Orchestra) Planet of the Apes: Main titles (feat. Pete Anthony & The Festival Studio Orchestra) Planet of the Apes: Main titles (feat. Pete Anthony & The Festival Studio Orchestra) Planet of the Apes: Main titles (feat. Pete Anthony & The Festival Studio Orchestra)
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Edward Scissorhands main Title/Ice Dance (feat. Sinfonia of London, Shirley Walker & Hollywood Film Chorale)
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Edward Scissorhands main Title/Ice Dance (feat. Sinfonia of London, Shirley Walker & Hollywood Film Chorale) Edward Scissorhands main Title/Ice Dance (feat. Sinfonia of London, Shirley Walker & Hollywood Film Chorale) Edward Scissorhands main Title/Ice Dance (feat. Sinfonia of London, Shirley Walker & Hollywood Film Chorale) Edward Scissorhands main Title/Ice Dance (feat. Sinfonia of London, Shirley Walker & Hollywood Film Chorale)
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Theme from The Simpsons / "We do" / End Credits
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Theme from The Simpsons / "We do" / End Credits Theme from The Simpsons / "We do" / End Credits Theme from The Simpsons / "We do" / End Credits Theme from The Simpsons / "We do" / End Credits
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Music for the film 'The Corpse Bride' - Main Title; According to Plan
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Music for the film 'The Corpse Bride' - Main Title; According to Plan Music for the film 'The Corpse Bride' - Main Title; According to Plan Music for the film 'The Corpse Bride' - Main Title; According to Plan Music for the film 'The Corpse Bride' - Main Title; According to Plan
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Main Titles - Planet Of The Apes 
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Main Titles - Planet Of The Apes  Main Titles - Planet Of The Apes  Main Titles - Planet Of The Apes  Main Titles - Planet Of The Apes 
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Music from the films of Tim Burton
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Royal Albert Hall
2013-10-07T17:58:18
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Music from the films of Tim Burton

7 October 2013


Biography

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and voice actor. He is known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and later for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman film theme. He has scored the majority of his long-time friend Tim Burton's films.

Elfman re-entered the film industry in 1976, initially as an actor. He made his film scoring debut in 1982 for the film Forbidden Zone directed by his older brother Richard Elfman. He has since been nominated for four Academy Awards and won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media for Tim Burton's Batman and an Emmy Award for his Desperate Housewives theme. Elfman was honored with the Richard Kirk Award at the 2002 BMI Film and TV Awards; the award is given annually to a composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music. He was also inducted as a Disney Legend in 2015.

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