|Born||1956 (age 61–62)|
Javier Navarrete (born 1956) is a Spanish composer of film scores. His most famous score, for which he received an Academy Award nomination, was for Pan's Labyrinth (his second collaboration with Guillermo del Toro, the first being The Devil's Backbone).
Navarrete was born in Teruel. His scores include Whore, Tras el cristal, Dot the i, and other Spanish films. In addition, he scored 2009's Cracks (directed by Jordan Scott), 2012's Byzantium (directed by Neil Jordan) and the U.S. productions, Mirrors, Wrath of the Titans and Inkheart. His score for the HBO film Hemingway & Gellhorn won him an Emmy Award. He also produced the soundtrack for the Hong Kong-based film Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal.
Awards and nominations
- Emmy Award 2012 Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special (Original Dramatic Score) - Hemingway & Gellhorn
- BMI Film & TV Awards 2012 Film Music - Wrath of the Titans
- Ariel Award 2007 Best Film Music - Pan's Labyrinth
- Academy Award 2007 Best Original Score - Pan's Labyrinth
- Fangoria Chainsaw Awards 2014 Best Score - Byzantium
- Grammy Award 2008 Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Pan's Labyrinth
- Goya Award 2007 Best Original Score - Pan's Labyrinth
- Online Film Critics Society Awards 2007 Best Original Score - Pan's Labyrinth
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