Alan Silvestri

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Alan Silvestri
Silvestri in 2009
Silvestri in 2009
Background information
Birth nameAlan Anthony Silvestri
Born (1950-03-26) March 26, 1950 (age 73)
New York City, New York, United States
GenresMovie score
Occupation(s)Composer, conductor
Years active1972-present

Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor. He is known for his movie and television scores.

Early life[change | change source]

Silvestri was born in New York City to Louis Silvestri and Sophia Phelan. His father is Italian and His mother is Irish.

Influences[change | change source]

Silvestri stated composers like John Barry, Randy Newman, Henry Mancini, Alfred Newman, Hoyt Curtin, Donald Mairs, Jerry Goldsmith, John Williams, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and Elmer Bernstein as influences.

Personal life[change | change source]

Silvestri and his wife Sandra live in Carmel Valley Village, California with Joey Silvestri, Alexandra Silvestri and James Silvestri.

Other websites[change | change source]

Alan Silvestri on IMDb