Danny Elfman - Sondz

Overview

Daniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, and songwriter. He came to prominence as the singer-songwriter for the new wave band Oingo Boingo in the early 1980s. Since the 1990s, Elfman has garnered international recognition for composing over 100 feature film scores, as well as compositions for television, stage productions, and the concert hall.

Elfman has frequently worked with directors Tim Burton, Sam Raimi, and Gus Van Sant, with notable achievements for the scores of 16 Burton-directed films including Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland, and Dumbo; Raimi's Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Oz the Great and Powerful, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness; and Van Sant's Academy Award-nominated films Good Will Hunting and Milk. He wrote music for all of the Men in Black and Fifty Sh...

Facts

Born29/5/1953 (Age: 68), in Los Angeles
AreaUnited States
Years active45
StatusActive
GenderMale
Married toBridget Fonda (2003-)
Role(s)ProducerLead VocalsVocalGuitar FamilyComposerCopyrightPhonographic Copyright
Label(s)Walt Disney RecordsSony ClassicalVarèse SarabandeMCA RecordsLa‐La Land RecordsWarner Bros. RecordsBack Lot MusicEpitaphHollywood RecordsWaterTower Music

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Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Dennis Sands
Dennis SandsRecordingMix
Pete Anthony
Pete AnthonyOrchestratorConductor
Noah Scot Snyder
Noah Scot SnyderMixProducerMix (assistant)RecordingProducer (co)EngineerRecording (additional)
Shawn Murphy
Shawn MurphyMixRecording
Steve Bartek
Steve BartekOrchestratorConductorProducerArranger
Bob Badami
Bob BadamiProducer (associate)Editor
Bruce Dukov
Bruce DukovConcertmaster
Shirley Walker
Shirley WalkerCreditConductor
Robert Fernandez
Robert FernandezRecordingRecording (additional)MixMix (additional)
Shie Rozow
Shie RozowEditorEditor (assistant)