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Alan Silvestri

1950 - Today

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Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor of film and television scores. He has been associated with director Robert Zemeckis since 1984, composing music for all of his feature films including the Back to the Future film series, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Forrest Gump, Cast Away and The Polar Express. Silvestri also composed many other popular movies, including Predator, The Abyss, Father of the Bride, The Bodyguard, The Parent Trap, Stuart Little, The Mummy Returns, Lilo & Stitch, Night at the Museum, G.I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Silvestri has received more than 2,337,780 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Alan Silvestri is the 288th most popular composer (up from 336th in 2019), the 1,380th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,534th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Composer.

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  • 45

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  • 5.94

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  • 3.76

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Alan Silvestri ranks 288 out of 1,216Before him are Nikolai Myaskovsky, Eduard Hanslick, Charles Ives, Julius Fučík, Nicolaus Bruhns, and Giovanni Battista Sammartini. After him are Jacques Arcadelt, Antonio Soler, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Bernard Herrmann, Gustave Charpentier, and Georges Auric.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Alan Silvestri ranks 50Before him are Grzegorz Lato, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, Nouri al-Maliki, Nora Roberts, Bjarne Stroustrup, and Ma Ying-jeou. After him are Janez Drnovšek, Cybill Shepherd, Sahle-Work Zewde, Jeffery Deaver, John Candy, and Jussi Adler-Olsen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Silvestri ranks 1,380 out of 18,182Before him are Nettie Stevens (1861), Rex Stout (1886), David O. Selznick (1902), Conchata Ferrell (1943), Buck Henry (1930), and Annie Leibovitz (1949). After him are Rosemary Kennedy (1918), Paul Stanley (1952), Tom Ford (1961), Ethan Hawke (1970), Barnett Newman (1905), and Jane Wyman (1917).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Alan Silvestri ranks 15Before him are Samuel Barber (1910), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), James Horner (1953), Cole Porter (1891), Aaron Copland (1900), and Charles Ives (1874). After him are Bernard Herrmann (1911), Angelo Badalamenti (1937), Leroy Anderson (1908), Elmer Bernstein (1922), Alfred Newman (1900), and Stephen Sondheim (1930).

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