|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, Henry Mancini, Leonard Bernstein, Dave Grusin, Alan Menken, Bruce Broughton, Lalo Schifrin, John Barry, Howard Shore, Irwin Kostal, Basil Poledouris, Alan Silvestri, James Horner, Randy Newman, Michael Kamen, Ennio Morricone, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Mark Mothersbaugh, Oliver Wallace, Frank Churchill and Buddy Baker as Influences
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Family[change | change source]
He was an cousin of Randy Newman.