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Bruce Broughton At 65

Award-winning Hollywood composer held in high esteem by peers

Bruce Broughton turns 65 today.

But don’t speak about retirement to the Oscar- and Grammy-nominated, multi-Emmy-winning composer. He seems to be busier than ever, with projects in multiple arenas of music-making – from concert-hall commissions to high-profile animation projects to theme-park rides – and he remains a leader in the Hollywood music community, currently serving both as a governor in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and on the board of directors of ASCAP.

“Few film composers have raised the standard of our industry by being overqualified for the work,” says fellow Emmy-winning composer Richard Bellis. “Bruce is, most assuredly, a member of that exclusive club which include the likes of Korngold, Rozsa, Goldsmith and Williams.” Read entire article…