Michael James Owen Pallett (born September 7, 1979) is a Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist, who performs solo as Owen Pallett or, before 2010, under the name Final Fantasy. As Final Fantasy, Pallett won the 2006 Polaris Music Prize for the album He Poos Clouds.
From the age of 3, Pallett studied classical violin, and composed their first piece at age 13. A notable early composition includes some of the music for the game Traffic Department 2192; Pallett moved on to scoring films, to composing two operas while in university. Apart from the indie music scene, Pallett has had commissions from the Barbican, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Ballet of Canada, Bang on a Can, Ecstatic Music Festival, the Vancouver CBC Orchestra, and Fine Young Classicals.
On their Final Fantasy releases, Pallett has collaborated with Leon Taheny, who is credited as drummer and engineer. Following the r...
|Born||7/9/1979 (Age: 42), in Mississauga|
|Role(s)||Lead VocalsViolinInstrumentViolaConductorInstrument Arranger (strings)Instrument Arranger (horn)Arranger|
|Label(s)||Domino□□□□□□ Recording ClubTomlabDominoMilan[no label]JiaolongHostess Entertainment Unlimited.Escape Goat RecordsWarner Bros. Pictures|