Simon Franglen
Simon Franglen

Simon Franglen Biography (Wikipedia)

Simon Franglen (born Westminster, London, England) is an English composer of classical and film music. He cites himself as a former record producer and musician. His credits include four of the list of top grossing films and six of the list of best-selling albums of all time.

In 2019 he premiered a new large scale orchestral and choral work for live performance, the oratorio "The Birth of Skies and Earth", based on the great Chinese creation myths. A ninety-minute work, with libretto in Mandarin Chinese, it premiered in Shanghai, with 176 musicians on stage, featuring a 90 piece orchestra, 80 voice choir, and six soloist singers. Subsequently it toured around China. [1]

It was announced that in 2020 Franglen would be composing a new large scale opera set against the backdrop of the Second World War in Asia.

His film work includes a number of well-known movies, including Avatar, for which he received Golden Globe and Grammy nominations for the theme song, and for being the producer of "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic, for which he won a Record of The Year Grammy Award. Other film credits range from David Fincher's Se7en, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Magnificent Seven, to arranging music for the James Bond films Skyfall and Spectre..

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