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Christophe Beck

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Christophe Beck
Background information
Birth nameJean-Christophe Beck
Born (1972-11-30) November 30, 1972 (age 51)[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, Joel McNeely, J.A.C. Redford, Irwin Kostal, Paul Smith, Frank Churchill, Oliver Wallace, Bruce Broughton, Elmer Bernstein, Henry Mancini, John Barry, Lalo Schifrin, Mark Snow, James Newton Howard, Alexandre Desplat, Maurice Jarre, Hans Zimmer, John Powell, Michael Kamen, Leonard Bernstein, John Williams, Max Steiner, Angelo Badalamenti, George Bruns, Randy Newman, Marco Beltrami 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.