Danny Elfman

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Danny Elfman
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Elfman in July 2010
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at the San Diego Comic-Con (2010)
Background information
Birth name Daniel Robert Elfman
Born May 29, 1953 (1953-05-29) (age 64)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupations Composer, singer, songwriter, record producer
Instruments
  • Trombone
  • guitar
  • percussion
  • vocals
  • piano
  • keyboard[3]
Years active 1972–present
Associated acts

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (May 29, 1953[4] in Los Angeles, California) is an American singer-songwriter and composer. He is Jewish (of British Jewish, Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent). He wrote music for many movies and television series. From 1973 until 1995 Elfman was a member of the rock band Oingo Boingo.[4] In 2003, he married actress Bridget Fonda. They have one child, Oliver Elfman (born January 21, 2005).

Some of his music[change | change source]

Elfmans has written music for dozens of movies, for video games and for me. Some of his famous works include:

Filmography[change | change source]

Awards[change | change source]

Elfman has been nominated for many awards in the music and movie business.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Oingo Boingo". AllMusic. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  2. Denman-Underhill, Lori (October 22, 2015). "Overcoming Stage Fright, Danny Elfman Brings Nightmare to the Bowl". LA Weekly. http://www.laweekly.com/music/overcoming-stage-fright-danny-elfman-brings-nightmare-to-the-bowl-6188586. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  3. Braheny, John (1990). "Interview: Danny Elfman". Blunt Instrument. Retrieved February 2, 2013. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Danny Elfman - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 

Other websites[change | change source]