Christophe Beck

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Christophe Beck
Background information
Birth nameJean-Christophe Beck
Born (1972-11-30) November 30, 1972 (age 50)[1][2]
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation(s)Composer, conductor
InstrumentsKeyboards, piano, saxophone, drums

Jean-Christophe Beck (born November 30, 1972) is an Emmy Award-winning Canadian television and film score composer and conductor.

Beck won an Emmy Award in 1998 for his work on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

His movie works include The Hangover, The Muppets (2011), Frozen, Marvel's Ant-Man movies, and Frozen II.

Influences[change | change source]

Beck stated composers like Jerry Goldsmith, Howard Shore, Alan Menken, Buddy Baker, Michael Giacchino, David Newman, Irwin Kostal, Paul Smith, Frank Churchill, Oliver Wallace, Mychael Danna, Bruce Broughton, Elmer Bernstein, Henry Mancini, John Barry, Lalo Schifrin, James Newton Howard, Joe Hisaishi, Alexandre Desplat, Maurice Jarre, Hans Zimmer, John Powell, Leonard Bernstein, John Williams, Thomas Newman, Kevin Kiner, Max Steiner, Angelo Badalamenti, Joel McNeely, Randy Newman, Alan Silvestri and James Horner as influences.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Christophe Beck Biography". 17 February 2015. Retrieved February 14, 2020.
  2. "Christophe Beck - IMDb". Retrieved February 14, 2020.