Christopher Young

Christopher Young

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Christopher Young (b. 1957) is an award-winning composer of music for film and television. Born on 28th April 1957 in Redbank, New Jersey, Young graduated from Hampshire College in Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts in music, and then did postgraduate work at North Texas State University. In 1980 he moved to Los Angeles. A jazz drummer at first, hearing some of Bernard Herrmann's works convinced him to be a film composer. At the UCLA Film School, he studied under David Raksin.

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Top Albums

  • The Shipping News
    The Shipping News
  • Hellraiser
    Hellraiser
  • The Grudge
    The Grudge
  • The Saboteur (EA Games Soundtrack) - Single
    The Saboteur (EA Games Soundtrack) - Single
  • The Grudge 2
    The Grudge 2
  • Hellbound: Hellraiser II
    Hellbound: Hellraiser II
  • Entrapment
    Entrapment
  • The Fly II
    The Fly II
  • Flowers in the Attic
    Flowers in the Attic
  • Rounders
    Rounders
  • Jennifer 8
    Jennifer 8
  • Max and Helen/The Oasis - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
    Max and Helen/The Oasis - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • Scenes Of The Crime/A Child's Game - Original Music From The Motion Pictures
    Scenes Of The Crime/A Child's Game - Original Music From The Motion Pictures
  • The Exorcism of Emily Rose
    The Exorcism of Emily Rose
  • Something The Lord Made - Original Soundtrack Recording
    Something The Lord Made - Original Soundtrack Recording
  • The Hurricane
    The Hurricane
  • The Glass House
    The Glass House
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little
    The Man Who Knew Too Little
  • The Shipping News Original Soundtrack
    The Shipping News Original Soundtrack
  • Bless the Child
    Bless the Child
  • Swordfish
    Swordfish
  • Urban Legend
    Urban Legend
  • Hellbound: Hellraiser II / Highpoint
    Hellbound: Hellraiser II / Highpoint
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
    A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
  • Murder at 1600
    Murder at 1600
  • The Core (disc 1)
    The Core (disc 1)
  • Def-Con 4 / Avenging Angel / Torment / The Telephone
    Def-Con 4 / Avenging Angel / Torment / The Telephone
  • The Tower
    The Tower
  • Dream Lover
    Dream Lover
  • The Core (disc 2)
    The Core (disc 2)
  • Max and Helen
    Max and Helen
  • The Vagrant
    The Vagrant

Christopher Young. Artist Bio

Christopher Young (b. 1957) is an award-winning composer of music for film and television. Born on 28th April 1957 in Redbank, New Jersey, Young graduated from Hampshire College in Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts in music, and then did postgraduate work at North Texas State University. In 1980 he moved to Los Angeles. A jazz drummer at first, hearing some of Bernard Herrmann's works convinced him to be a film composer. At the UCLA Film School, he studied under David Raksin.

Read more about Christopher Young on Last.fm.


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