Hrishikesh Hirway

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Hrishikesh Chandra Hirway
Birth name Hrishikesh Chandra Hirway
Born (1979-02-01) February 1, 1979 (age 38)
Occupation(s) Musician, designer
Years active 1999–present

Hrishikesh Chandra Hirway is an American musician and composer. He has made records as The One AM Radio, and scored the films Our Nixon and Save the Date. He also hosts the podcast Song Exploder, and co-hosts The West Wing Weekly podcast alongside Joshua Malina, who played Will Bailey for four seasons of The West Wing.[1]


Hirway was born in Massachusetts to Kanta Hirway and Sumesh C. Hirway of Peabody, Massachusetts. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy for high school and went on to attend Yale University from 1996 to 2000 where he majored in Art and studied graphic design, photography, and film studies.


  1. ^ Sunday, Weekend Edition. "'The West Wing Weekly' Podcast Promises To Break Down Every Episode". Retrieved 2016-03-22.