Mark Edward Degli Antoni (b. San Francisco, California), sometimes known by the pseudonym "horse tricks", is a New York / Los Angeles composer, known for his work as keyboard and sampler player for the band Soul Coughing from 1992 to 2000. He was born on June 20, 1962.
De Gli Antoni has a master's degree in music composition from the Mannes College of Music in New York City. In the early 1990s, degli Antoni was a member of the composers' collective Rough Assemblage.
Since Soul Coughing, he has devoted his energy toward film scoring. Notable are the films Cherish, Marie and Bruce, the HBO documentary Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired. and Into the Abyss by acclaimed director Werner Herzog.
In 2013, Mark composed the score for the documentary feature, Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself, which played theatrically before airing on American Masters.
Mark has toured with Low, John Scofield and David Byrne on the Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour.
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