Javier Navarrete

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Javier Navarrete (* 1956 in Teruel ) is a Spanish composer who is best known for his film music.


Navarrete moved to Barcelona when he was 19 . Here in the 1980s he formed a duo , known primarily for electronic music, with today's film music composer Alberto Iglesias . Navarrete composed film music initially for Catalan TV series and films and increasingly also for cinema productions. He became internationally known for his film music for Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth . He had previously written the score for del Toro's film The Devil's Backbone (2001), which is also set in Spain during the Franco era . For the compositions in Pan's Labyrinth , he was nominated for the Spanish Goya film award and the Oscar in 2007. In addition to Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Chavarrías , Agustí Villaronga and María Lidón are directors with whom Navarrete has worked repeatedly.

Filmography (selection)


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Individual evidence

  1. Ganadores y Nominados. Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas , archived from the original on February 19, 2014 ; Retrieved February 2, 2014 (Spanish).
  2. ^ Nominees / Winners. Academy of Television Arts , accessed February 2, 2014 .
  3. Javier Navarrete - Awards - IMDb. Internet Movie Database , accessed February 2, 2014 .