Russell Brower

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Brower presenting on Diablo III: Reaper of Souls at GDC 2015

Russell Brower is an American music composer and three-time Emmy Award-winning[1][2][3] sound designer who has created sounds for Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs and Batman: The Animated Series, and video game music for games including Joint Operations, World of Warcraft, Starcraft II, Diablo III and Arena of Valor. He was previously the Director of Audio/Video for Blizzard Entertainment, the sound designer/editor at Warner Bros. Animation and DiC Entertainment, the Audio Director at NovaLogic, and the Principal Media Designer and Music Director at Walt Disney Imagineering.[4]

"Invincible", from his score for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, made its first appearance in the Classic FM Hall of Fame Top 300 in April 2014 at no 52. It was Brower's first appearance in the Hall of Fame.[5]

On July 21, 2017, he announced that his position as the Sr. Audio Director/Composer at Blizzard Entertainment was eliminated.[6] While no longer employed by Blizzard, he stated there is an excellent chance he will return on future projects for Blizzard as a freelance composer.[7]



  1. ^ "Challenger (1990) - Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries of a Special". Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Batman (1996) - Outstanding Sound Editing - Special Class". IMDb. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Back to the Future (1992) - Outstanding Film Sound Editing". IMDb. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  4. ^ Nestor, Emer (December 11, 2015). "The Art of Video Game Music: Russell Brower". Final Note Magazine. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  5. ^ [1]. Accessed 21 April 2014
  6. ^ "Post by Russell Brower". Facebook. July 21, 2017. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
  7. ^ "Post by Russell Brower". Facebook. July 21, 2017. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
  8. ^ PC Gamer US (2008-08-01). "Diablo III Preview". GamesRadar. Archived from the original on June 16, 2011. Retrieved 2008-08-02.
  9. ^ "Blizzard's Russell Brower". ComputerAndVideoGames. Retrieved 8 September 2013.

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