Bruce Broughton

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Bruce Broughton
Born (1945-03-08) March 8, 1945 (age 78)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1970–present

Bruce Harold Broughton (born March 8, 1945) is an American composer. He writes music for television, movie, and video games. Usually, his music is for an Orchestra. He has also written concert works. He has composed several soundtracks over his long career. One of the pieces he wrote is the 1994 version of the 20th Century Fox fanfare. Another thing he has done is conducting the Cinergi Pictures logo composed by Jerry Goldsmith. He has won ten Emmy Awards and has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score. Broughton is currently a lecturer in composition at UCLA.

Influences[change | change source]

Broughton stated composers like Jerry Goldsmith, Elmer Bernstein, Henry Mancini, Buddy Baker, Oliver Wallace, Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith, Richard Wagner, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Carl Stalling, Scott Bradley, George Bruns, Lalo Schifrin, Maurice Ravel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Alfred Newman, John Williams, Irwin Kostal, Frank Churchill and Randy Newman as influences.