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Bruce Broughton

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Bruce Broughton (born March 8, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American composer, who writes the music in every medium, from theatrical releases and television feature films to concert tours and computer games. He is one of the most versatile composers working today.

His first major film score, for the Lawrence Kasdan western Silverado, brought him an Oscar nomination. His very next project, a classically styled score for Barry Levinson’s Young Sherlock Holmes, earned a Grammy nomination for the soundtrack album.

With over 20 Emmy nominations, Broughton has received a record 10, most recently for HBO’s Warm Springs. He’s also won Emmys for Eloise at Christmastime; Eloise at The Plaza; Glory & Honor; O Pioneers!; Tiny Toon Adventures Theme Song; The First Olympics, Athens 1896, Part I; Dallas: Ewing Blues; Dallas: The Letter; and Buck Rogers: The Satyr.

Major motion picture credits include Lost in Space; Tombstone; Miracle on 34th Street;Carried Away; Baby’s Day Out; The Presidio; Narrow Margin; Harry and The Hendersons; Krippendorf’s Tribe; Honey, I Blew Up The Kid; The Boy Who Could Fly; the Disney animated features, The Rescuers Down Under and Bambi II, and the two Homeward Bound adventures. He conducted and supervised the recording of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody In Blue” for Fantasia 2000.

Numerous TV credits include the main titles for JAG, Tiny Toon Adventures, and Dinosaurs, as well as scores for Amazing Stories, Quincy, and How The West Was Won. Movies for television include Lucy, Bobbie’s Girl, and O Pioneers!; and the miniseries Roughing It, The Blue and the Gray, and the Emmy-nominated True Women.

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