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Angelo Badalamenti

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Angelo Badalamenti (born March 22, 1937) is an American composer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is a best known for his work scoring movies for director David Lynch, notably Blue Velvet, the Twin Peaks saga (1990–1992, 2017), The Straight Story and Mulholland Drive.[1]

Badalamenti received the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance for his "Twin Peaks Theme".

Influences[change | change source]

Badalamenti stated composers like Bernard Herrmann, Jerry Goldsmith, Oliver Wallace, Alfred Newman and John Barry as influences.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lifetime achievement award for Angelo Badalamenti". World Soundtrack Academy. Archived from the original on October 19, 2014. Retrieved October 28, 2014.

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