Top 20 Composer celebrities in Australia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Composer celebrities [Updated September 27, 2022].
Percy Grainger was born
on July 8, 1882
He was stricken with poor health following World War II, thus cramping his output and giving him notions that he had failed at his career.
Barrington Pheloung was born
on May 10, 1954
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Australia.
Blair Joscelyne was born
on September 5, 1978
His albums Kei To The City and Chasing Midnight both landed at #1 in Australia and made it into the top 10 in charts worldwide. He has hosted the online car modification show Mighty Car Mods, which has been Australia's number one online DIY automotive show.
Mick Gordon was born
on July 9, 1985
He won both a SXSW Gaming Award and a D.I.C.E. Award in 2017 for Doom.
Francois Tetaz was born
on December 22, 1970
Alfred Hill was born
on December 16, 1869
He became the President of the Composers' Society of Australia in 1947.
Nigel Westlake was born
on September 6, 1958
He won the APRA-AMC Classical Music Award for Best Performance of an Australian Composition for Rare Sugar in 2008.
Ron Grainer was born
on August 11, 1922
He composed the music for "The Prisoner," the cult-classic 1967 British television miniseries.
Carl Vine was born
on October 8, 1954
He was once awarded the highly prestigious Don Banks Music Award, which was the highest honor an individual could receive from the Australia Council for the Arts.
Brett Dean was born
on October 23, 1961
Several of his compositions, including Water Music, Devotions, and Vexations, address such contemporary themes as environmental awareness and the effects of information technology upon society.
Albert Arlen was born
on January 10, 1905
Known for his musical 'The Sentimental Bloke,' which was set to the poetry of C.J. Dennis, and the 'Alamein Concerto.' He also wrote the setting for 'Clancy of the Overflow' by Banjo Paterson.
His follow-up musicals to "The Sentimental Bloke," "The Girl from the Snowy" and "Marriages Are Made in Heaven," did not experience the same commercial and critical success.