Lee Byung-woo

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Lee Byeong-woo
Born (1965-01-22) January 22, 1965 (age 59)
Occupation(s)guitarist, composer
Years active1986–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Byeong-u
McCune–ReischauerI Pyŏng-u

Lee Byeong-woo (Korean이병우; born January 22, 1965) is a South Korean guitarist and composer of film scores. He has composed music for more than twenty films, including the segment "Memories" in Three (2002), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), All for Love (2005), The Host (2006) and Mother (2009).

Lee's music for A Tale of Two Sisters was described by OhmyNews as "one of the best film scores ever composed for a Korean film".[1] He won Best Music at the 2004 Shanghai International Film Festival for Untold Scandal,[2] and in 2006 his score for The King and the Clown won the same accolade at the Blue Dragon Film Awards.[3] In 2007, Lee received a further Best Music nomination at the 44th Grand Bell Awards for For Horowitz.[4]



  1. ^ Kyu Hyun Kim, "'A Tale of Two Sisters'" Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine, OhmyNews, 8 August 2006. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
  2. ^ Shanghai International Film Festival Archived 2007-11-06 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
  3. ^ Darcy Paquet, ""Host" monster slays Blue Dragon ceremony"[permanent dead link], Variety, 16 December 2006. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.
  4. ^ "[Korean Film News] 44th Grand Bell Awards [대종상영화제] : Family Ties Wins Best Film" Archived 2008-03-24 at the Wayback Machine, Twitch, 9 June 2007. Retrieved on 26 October 2008.

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