Misha Segal

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Misha Segal
Born Hafia, Israel
Genres Film composer
Occupation(s) Composer

Misha Segal (born in 1943 in Haifa, Israel) is an Israeli music producer and film composer. He studied music, film, and philosophy at Tel Aviv University and apprenticed under Dieter Schöhnbach in Germany. Segal also studied composition and conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, after which point he attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Segal has stated that he has been influenced by jazz, Elton John and The Beatles.

Segal has worked on several projects, including Blue Lou and Misha Project - Highly Classified, a Christmas CD with Diane Arkenstone, and a piano collection made to raise awareness for lung cancer awareness.

Awards[edit]

  • Award of the Israeli Film Academy for Best Music (2008, nominated - Sof Shavua B'Tel Aviv)
  • Black Reel for Best Original Score (2012, nominated - Mooz-lum)
  • Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Music Composition in Children's Programming (1984, won - for "Andrea's Story: A Hitchhiking Tragedy", episode 12.4 of ABC Afterschool Specials)
  • Brit Award (Phantom of the Opera)

Discography[edit]

  • The Phantom of the Opera (1989, soundtrack)
  • Zambooka (1991)[1]
  • Connected to the Unexpected (1996, as Misha)[2]
  • Female (2003)
  • Female Part II (2005)
  • Simplemente el Piano Romantico (2006)
  • Be My Love: Female, Pt. 3 (2006)

Selected composer filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zambooka - Misha Segal (review)". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Connected to the Unexpected (review)". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-12-30. 

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