Danny Elfman Biography
Birthday: May 29, 1953 (Gemini)
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Daniel Robert Elfman is an American music composer, who is considered one of the most iconic musicians in Hollywood. To this day, he is recognized for his works like ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Batman’ themes, both composed way back in 1989. In the 1980s, he made his mark as a musician with his stage performances for the rock band ‘Oingo Boingo’. He became a popular film music composer after writing the scores for a number of Tim Burton-directed feature films. He has been behind some of the most distinctive theme music ever created for movies and television. His music was an integral component of some of the most popular movies of all time like ‘Beetlejuice’ (1988), ‘Batman’ (1989), ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ (1993), the Oscar-nominated ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997) and ‘Men in Black’ (1997). In addition to writing film music, Elfman has also established himself as a composer for orchestras. He has held concert performances across Europe and the US. Elfman’s evolution from a local rock band performer to a music legend has been nothing short of extraordinary.