|Birth name||David Louis Newman|
|Born||March 11, 1954|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, musician, composer, orchestrator, conductor|
|Instruments||Guitar, piano, keyboards|
David Louis Newman (born March 11, 1954) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer and conductor. He is known for his movie scores. In his career more than thirty years, he has composed music for nearly 100 feature movies.
Influences[change | change source]
Newman stated composers like Alfred Newman, John Williams, Elmer Bernstein, Maurice Jarre, Jerry Goldsmith, Lalo Schifrin, John Barry, Bernard Herrmann, Henry Mancini, Danny Elfman, Alan Silvestri, Michael Kamen, Ennio Morricone, George Gershwin and Duke Ellington as influences.
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Family[change | change source]
He was an cousin of Randy Newman.