Nick Glennie-Smith

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Nick Glennie-Smith (born October 3, 1951 in London , England ) is a British film music composer.


At the age of eight years was Nick Glennie-Smith a member of the Choir of New College in Oxford . He later became a keyboard player for Paul McCartney , Tina Turner , Pink Floyd and Phil Collins . The highlight of his stage career was his participation in the concert spectacle " The Wall " in Berlin . In the early 1990s, Glennie-Smith moved to Hans Zimmer's Media Ventures Studio , with whom he still works today. Both were for the best music in 2005 The Little Polar Bear 2 - The Mysterious Island with the price of the German Film Critics Award.

He also composed the music for several shows in the French amusement park Puy du Fou .

Anthem The Mansions of the Lord , which can be heard at the beginning of the credits for the film We Were Heroes , is by the director and screenwriter of the film Randall Wallace (text) and Nick Glennie-Smith (music). On June 11, 2004, the piece was sung by the United States Armed Forces Chorus at the end of the funeral service for Ronald Reagan in Washington National Cathedral .

Nick Glennie-Smith is married and has two children.

Filmography (selection)

As the main composer

Additional music


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Nick Glennie-Smith - Biography. Internet Movie Database , accessed May 22, 2011 .
  2. Orchester Philharmonique de Prague une grande formation musicale de renown Internationale, évoluant en France et en Europe pour des concerts classiques, des concerts de musiques de films et l'accompagnement d'artistes chanteurs ou d'instrumentistes solistes. Prague Concert Philharmonic, accessed May 22, 2011 .
  3. Music program of the funeral service ( memento of the original from March 28, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (pdf) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  4. ^ A b Nick Glennie-Smith Awards. Internet Movie Database , accessed May 22, 2011 .