Stephen Warbeck

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Stephen Warbeck
Born (1953-05-03) 3 May 1953 (age 69)
Southampton, Hampshire England, UK
Genresclassical music, film music
Occupation(s)composer
Websiteunitedagents.co.uk/stephen-warbeck

Stephen Warbeck (born 21 October 1953)[1] is an English composer, best known for his film and television scores.

Warbeck was born in Southampton, Hampshire. He first became known for the music for Prime Suspect and won an Oscar for his score for Shakespeare in Love. He won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play in 1994.

Warbeck attended Bristol University, and began his career as an actor. He plays the accordion and co-leads the group The hKippers (the 'h' is silent)[2] with Paul Bradley.

In 2018, he directed his first feature film "The Thin Man" which has since been retitled The Man In The Hat[3] in France starring Ciarán Hinds and Stephen Dillane.[4]

Film scores[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Academy Award for Original Music Score-Best Original Musical or Comedy Score

BAFTA Awards[edit]

BAFTA Award for Best Film Music-Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

BAFTA TV Award for Best Original Television Music

BMI Film & TV Awards[edit]

BMI Film Music Award

Cannes International Film Festival Awards[edit]

Jury Prize for Feature Films

European Film Awards[edit]

Best Composer Award

Ghent International Film Festival Awards[edit]

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 'THE IMPACT OF MUSIC ON FILM'-Georges Delerue Award for Best Music

Grammy Awards[edit]

Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Graham Betts (2005). Complete UK Hit Albums 1956-2005. Collins. p. 435. ISBN 9780007205325.
  2. ^ "How We Met: Paul Bradley & Stephen Warbeck". The Independent. Archived from the original on 25 May 2022.
  3. ^ "British Films Directory". film-directory.britishcouncil.org. 24 May 2020. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Ciaran Hinds starring in The Thin Man". Screen. 28 September 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  5. ^ Simorgh coveted prize for Oscar-winning composer Warbeck Iran Daily

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